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Are There Any Benefits Of Diatomaceous Earth?
While some claim that DE has amazing health benefits, and one study shows its efficacy in lowering cholesterol, there hasn't been enough research to prove DE as the next health miracle. Use it as a skin cleanser, or in food industry settings for filtration or processing, but don't start taking it for heavy metal detox or bone health just yet. Though it has an oxide of silicon, which improves bone health, the amount absorbed by your body may be minuscule. So be wary about what you use DE for.
10 Uses Of Camphor You Might Not Know About
Camphor is a waxy, white byproduct made from distilling the bark of camphor trees. While it is traditionally used during Hindu prayer rituals, it...
How To Get Rid Of Redness On Face
Soak a clean washcloth in cooled green tea/chamomile tea or plain cold water and press onto the face for 2-3 mins, twice a day. Wear sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher; use mild soaps, moisturizers. Avoid food, drinks that are hot in temperature (spicy foods, alcohol). Try herbal helpers like calendula salve, aloe vera gel, or colloidal oatmeal face masks.
8 Most Dangerous Insects In The US
Like all other continents, North America has its share of dangerous insects. When humans cross their path, it often leads to disastrous consequences, sometimes...
Zika Virus And Pregnancy
The Aedes mosquitoes (found in tropical and subtropical regions but have spread to continents with human activity) primarily transmit the Zika virus. It is...
Essential Oils For Summer Ailments
Essential oils like arborvitae, lavender, melaleuca, patchouli, lemongrass, etc. have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. They help in the prevention and treatment of insect bites and stings, allergies, sunburn and heat stroke, and ear infections. Dilute a mix of essential oils with a carrier oil or water and spray it on, apply topically, or add to a damp cloth placed on your skin.
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