Rachelle Chandraan

Rachelle is a part of Curejoy's Content team. She likes short conversations and big books(mostly) and believes in animism (even before she heard the term). Her personal journey with health and spirituality lead her to explore many allied subjects. She writes about them now so people can avoid the mistakes she did or just laugh about similar mistakes they did.

Breast-feeding And Alcohol: Is It Fine To Drink While Nursing?

Don’t confuse drinking while nursing, with drinking while pregnant. Having a few glasses of alcohol while you’re nursing may be okay if there are celebrations. But, it’s better to avoid it. If you have to drink, wait for at least 30-45 mins before breast-feeding your child, so that your alcohol levels can drop and your child will be away from harm.

Brahmi: The Herb That Improves Your Brain Health

There has been a good amount of research to show that Brahmi has a significant positive effect on the retention of new information. Many children and adolescents are advised to take Brahmi as a supplement for improving memory power and mental ability. This herb significantly improves the speed of visual information processing, learning rate, and memory consolidation, thus enhancing learning ability.

Wi-Fi: Can It Harm Your Child’s Health?

There has been a lot of research that shows, long term exposure to WiFi, day and night, especially in children can cause headaches, insomnia, fatigue and palpitations, but also more serious conditions including brain tumors in young people, fertility problems and accelerating neurological diseases such as early onset Alzheimer’s and autism. A 2008 study found a fivefold increase in the risk of glioma (a form of brain cancer now recognised by the World Health Organisation as being linked to mobile phone usage) for those starting mobile phone use under 20 years of age, indicating that the age group at first use is highly significant

3 Best Kitchen Herbs To Grow And Their Uses

Herbs are extremely useful and great way to heal some common ailments naturally. They require little maintenance and can be grown in a small patch of land or in containers near your windows. Herbs are less needy of nutrition than vegetables, so most soil types work well. You can use herbs to make herbal tea or any other concoction and use it in your daily cooking to a dash of freshness, color and flavor.

Side Effects Of Flaxseeds And Who Should Not Consume?

Flaxseeds also may elevate the risk of excessive bleeding because it decreases clotting. People with bleeding disorders or taking medications or supplements with blood-thinning effects may need to be cautious about using flax seed supplements. If consuming enough flax seed on a regular basis, these patients may need a change in medication dosage. Raw or unripe flaxseed is possibly unsafe and may cause toxicity.

Manipūra/Solar Plexus Chakra: Controlling Your Desires

Manipura chakra is the center of physical and material strength, the center of will and dynamism, with emphasis on ruling over the lower regions. When the chakra is not blocked, it manifests itself in the increased sense of self-esteem, clear vision of one's own meaning of existence, and in the realization that dreams other people find impossible can indeed be fulfilled. The Spiritual becomes the basis of all life activities.

Home Remedies To Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally

Not wanting to use medications or surgery to treat your kidney stones? Start using these successful home remedies that dissolve kidney stones naturally. Citric acid helps in reducing the size of kidney stones. Replace your carbonated drinks with lime and lemon juice to fight kidney stones effectively. Also, avoid salt, increase your calcium intake, and drink more and more water and liquids to avoid stone formation.

How To Keep Your Toilet Clean Naturally?

Add 1 cup baking soda to a mixing bowl and break up any clumps. Add 1/4 cup citric acid to this. In a small glass, mix 1/2 tsp vinegar and 1tbsp hydrogen peroxide. Now slowing add this to the baking soda mix as mixing it all in once will cause a mess. You can add a few drops of your favorite essential oils. Scoop them on a parchment paper, let dry and use them.

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