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Diverticulitis or the inflammation of small sac-like protrusions on your colon walls can cause painful symptoms. Rest up and have a liquid diet. Prevent flare-ups with a high fiber diet and probiotics. Avoid red meat and go for runs regularly. Having wheat bran, flaxseeds, chamomile tea, and marshmallow tea can also help.
If your baby has eczema, use coconut or sunflower seed oil to moisturize and ease symptoms. Also try adding colloidal oats, rice water, or chamomile oil to your baby’s bath to soothe the skin and prevent itchiness and inflammation. Moisturizing the skin frequently, avoiding irritants, and using anti-scratch mittens can help. Give your baby probiotics to ease eczema linked to food allergies.
To tackle that unsightly pimple in your ear, apply avocado paste, African basil oil with aloe vera gel, or tea tree oil. Neem and turmeric paste or an antibacterial paste of honey and cinnamon can also help get rid of it. Or wipe with green tea or lemon juice.
An inflammation of your hair follicles may lead to butt acne. Wear loose cotton clothes, keep the area clean, and drain pimples with a warm compress to ease the infection. Apply lime juice, diluted eucalyptus oil, or tea tree oil to the area. Turmeric or garlic paste can also help.
Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage diabetics mostly feel in their legs and the feet. Protect your nerves by managing your diabetes well. Use ashwagandha, have vitamin B12-rich foods, and exercise regularly. Try aromatherapy, evening primrose oil, capsaicin ointments, and ginger to ease symptoms. Getting a massage can also help boost mobility.
If your child has croup, exposing them to moist or cool air can open up airways. Chamomile tea, ginger tea, thyme tea, and aniseed tea can help soothe coughing and ease other symptoms. So can a mixture of honey and lemon. It’s also important to keep your child calm and hydrated.
The delicate skin of your lips is prone to chapping since it lacks oil glands. Treat chapped lips with balms made of olive oil, honey, and shea butter. Ghee and coconut oil work wonders too. Use rosewater and glycerin to keep the lips moist and supple. To prevent dryness, stay hydrated, get enough B vitamins and iron, and protect your lips from the sun.
Permanent tattoos aren’t easy to get rid of, but natural lightening agents like lemon juice, berries, and milk can help lighten them. An oatmeal or papaya scrub can exfoliate the top layer of skin while aloe vera can soothe the skin and help it heal. If all else fails, there’s always makeup!
Pericoronitis results in infection and inflammation of gum tissue around your wisdom tooth. Rinse with a salt water solution and apply ice to ease inflammation. Use a mouthwash made of sage or lemongrass oil to fight oral bacteria. Sesame oil, guava leaves, and turmeric paste can help too. Green tea mouthwash can work as a painkiller.
Tinea versicolor is a skin infection caused by the malassezia fungus. Applying honey, crushed onion or garlic paste on your skin can tackle the fungus. Essential oils of eucalyptus, turmeric, ginger, and tea tree also help. Other natural options include neem leaf paste and acalypha or candle bush leaf juice.
To prevent hair breakage, avoid damaging hair treatments with harsh chemicals or heat. Refrain from over-combing, tying your hair too tightly, and combing wet hair. Coconut oil, argan oil, and cupuassu seed butter can reduce protein loss and strengthen hair. Applying a protein-rich egg or banana hair mask can help too. A beeswax, castor oil, and olive oil balm can be a quick fix to seal split ends.
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To reduce the sharp pain and inflammation associated with a pinched nerve in the neck, apply a hot or cold compress. Use a soft cervical collar and a cervical pillow to relieve pain. Maintain the right posture even while sleeping to avoid excessive pressure on the neck. Try acupuncture and massage therapy to relieve the symptoms of the condition. Exercise gently to strengthen neck muscles and improve their range of motion.
For getting rid of freckles on your face, apply raw radish juice, aloe vera gel, licorice extract, or avocado pulp on them. These inhibit tyrosinase, an enzyme involved in the production of melanin, a skin-darkening pigment. A paste of bitter orange peel, yogurt, and honey might also be useful. Dabbing on some lemon juice, soy milk, or turmeric paste work too.
A dry scalp can be easily treated with simple home remedies. Apply natural oils like jojoba, coconut, argan, and olive oil to a damp scalp to help retain moisture. A weekly deep-conditioning hot oil treatment can also help keep moisture locked in. Honey, avocado, yogurt, and oatmeal can be used in conditioning masks. Use a humidifier and shower filter and avoid blow dryers and daily shampooing.