Home Remedies for Dermatitis

Dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin. It can be of different types like contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, etc. Symptoms of dermatitis include inflammation, swelling, itching, burning sensation and redness. Severe dermatitis can also produce blisters, crusting and scaling of skin. Some of the common causes are an allergic reaction, certain environmental conditions, irritants, accumulation of toxins in the body, nutritional deficiencies, and genetics. People who have thin or dry…

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5 Simple Ayurvedic Remedies for Sunburn

Sunscreen may seem like a perfect remedy for preventing and treating sunburns for those having fun in the sun this summer, but there is more than meets the eye when it comes to this delicate and often painful skin problem. One relaxing activity I enjoy the most in San Diego is spending time at beautiful beaches. Last weekend, I went overboard and stayed a bit longer than I should have….

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14 Home Remedies for Arthritis & Joint Pain

14 Home Remedies for Arthritis & Joint Pain We take the freedom of movement for granted, until it becomes limited. The cause of this for many people comes in the form of arthritis, or the inflammation of one or more of your joints. There are two main kinds, osteo and rheumatoid, both of which affect the joint in different ways. Osteo arthrit is is when the cartilage between bones wears…

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Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Allergies

Allergies: • Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to certain stimuli • These stimuli are referred to as allergens Symptoms to look for: Reaction to allergens vary in individuals and can cause, • Hives • Rashes • Anaphylactic attack in severe cases There are 3 types of allergies 1. Respiratory allergies which lead to:  • Sneezing  • Coughing  • Watering of eyes and nose  • Asthma 2. Food…

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Home Remedies for Allergies: Herbs and supplements

Herbs and supplements Several herbs and supplements—including spirulina, eyebright, and goldenseal—have been studied for allergy relief. The plant extract butterbur, which is thought to reduce airway inflammation, has produced what are perhaps the strongest results. In a pair of clinical trials led by a Swiss research team, butterbur tablets eased symptoms just as much as the over-the-counter antihistamines fexofenadineand cetirizine, respectively. For his part, Dr. Graham suggests his patients first…

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