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Herbal home treatment for acne problem and its main causes-“SkinCare”

Acne It is skin condition having whiteheads, blackheads, pimples or oily skin. Acne may be mild, moderate or severe. Blackheads and whiteheads are classified as the mild acne while Pustules on face is considered as moderate acne. When nodules and cyst are present then it is classified as the severe acne. Acnes appear on face when sebum, which is natural oily lubricant of skin, is produced in excess and blocks...

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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Iodine”

Iodine It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: It is in the form of grayish – back, brittle plate- shaped crystals with a metallic luster. Its tincture contains 2% iodine and 2% potassium iodide in alcoholic solution. It is used for disinfection of skin and treatment of wounds. It 0.5 to 1% aqueous solution is used for application to wounds,...

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Comfrey herbal plant and its culinary and medicinal properties- History of Herbs

Comfrey – (Symphytum officianlis )Boraginaceae Perennial Comfrey is a herb with powerful therapeutic properties. A native of Europe and parts of temperate Asia, it is found growing wild in damp places such as river banks, ditches, streams and water meadows. It belongs to the same family as borage and forget – me- not. Propagation is by seed, which is difficult , as it germination is sometimes unreliable. We have sown...

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Medicinal use of “Wheat Grass” Herbal Medicinal Plant

WHEAT GRASS One among the best known natural reservoir of health and longevity is the wheat grass. Wheat grass is a young wheat plant about 3 to 4 inches long that can be easily cultivated at home. Being highly nutritious, it is a rich source of amino acids, vitamins and minerals. All the more, a regular intake of the wheat grass extract or its juice is extremely beneficial in increasing...

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Medicinal use of “White Gourd” Herbal Medicinal Fruit.

White Gourd Among the nature’s gift for our health and vitality is white Gourd or ‘Petha’ as it is locally known. White gourd id considered to be beneficial as per our traditional therapies. In Ayurveda, it is known by the name ‘kushmand’ i.e. the seeds of which do not remit heat. The Latin name of the herb is Benincasa hispida and it belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Properties Gourd is...

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Medicinal use of Camomile, Caraway and Cascara Sagrada

Camomile: Anthemis nobilis Part used: Flowers Tonic Produces perspiration. Promotes menstrual flow and soften skin. Good during convalescence. For quinsy, boil in water and inhale steam. Strengthens and gives tone to the stomach. Expels gas and aids digestion. Prevents fermentation in the stomach. Good in female troubles, colic in infants, intermittent fever and typhoid. Especially good for babies while teething a poultice of Camomile will often prevent gangrene and remove...

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Medicinal uses of Alfalfa in Diabetes, TB, Jaundice, Neuralgia, Insomnia, Nervousness,Lumbago, Hardening of the arteries, Dropsy, Prostatitis, Anaemia, , Skin eruptions and Poor complexion

Alfalfa: Buffalo herb, Lucerne Alfalfa is one of the rashest land- grown sources of sub- nutritional trace food minerals. The deep feeder roots go down deep into the soil, fifty feet and more, to bring those much needed trace minerals. Most food plants are shallow surface feeders. Alfalfa is considered one of the best sources of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sulphur, sodium potassium, chlorine and silicon. It is particularly rich in...

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