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Ingredient Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Chamomile

Ingredient Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Chamomile

In Germany, chamomile is known as the “cure-all cure”. While most of us are familiar with the relaxing properties of chamomile, the herb has been used since ancient times to treat a wide range of symptoms. Chamomile is known to boost the immune system, maintain blood pressure within the normal range, and eliminate bad bacteria found in the body. It is also a natural pain reliever.

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Home Remedies for a Sore Throat

Home Remedies for a Sore Throat

Generally speaking, sore throats must run their course (unless the sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection such as in the case of strep throat).

The good news is that sore throat symptoms such as pain, itchiness and pain swallowing can be greatly helped with home remedies. Here are a few of the most effective home remedies for a sore throat…

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Home Remedies for Ringworms

Home Remedies for Ringworms

Although its name suggests a parasite infection, ringworm is an extremely common fungal infection that affects the skin, nails and scalp.

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Home Remedies for Bronchitis

Home Remedies for Bronchitis

Although chronic coughs should be looked at by your doctor, coughs caused by the cold virus can be greatly helped with home remedies.

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Home Remedies for Blisters

Home Remedies for Blisters

Water blister can be caused by a number of things. The most common cause of water blisters is repeated friction such as the one’s you get on the back of your heels when you’re breaking in a new pair of shoes. Second and third degree burns are the second most common cause of blisters. Viruses such as chicken pox and shingles also begin with the appearance of small blisters as do certain allergies.

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Home Remedies for Psoriasis

Home Remedies for Psoriasis

Did you know one tablespoon of flaxseed oil a day has been proven to improve a number of skin conditions, including psoriasis? This is because it supplies essential fatty acids which are important for the skin and preventing dryness. Simply add a tablespoon of this healthy oil to foods or juice.

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Home Remedies for Foot Odor

Home Remedies for Foot Odor

Did you know feet have on average 250,000 sweat glands and they can excrete as much as ½ a pint of sweat a day? Once that moisture is sealed in a pair of socks and shoes, the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and fungi and the (main sources of foot odor) is born. So what can you do besides changing your socks, and alternating shoes every other day?

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Home Remedies to Prevent Cavities

Home Remedies to Prevent Cavities

Many of us wonder how to maintain an attractive smile and healthy teeth without chemical laced toothpastes and mouthwashes. Of course brushing and flossing daily coupled with staying away from excessive soda and sweets are an essential part of a sound dental health care routine. Visiting your dentist twice a year for a check up is also important. But beyond these basic strategies, there is one that not many people know of…

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Home Remedies for Canker Sores

Home Remedies for Canker Sores

Not to be confused with cold sores, canker sores are painful blisters that occur inside the mouth due mainly to a weakened immune system, hormonal fluctuations and nutritional deficiencies. While canker sores usually go away on their own, they can be quite painful. Here are some things you can do at home to help them heal faster.

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Home Remedies for Heartburn

Home Remedies for Heartburn

Ginger is probably better known for its anti-nausea effects but did you know it is one of the most proven remedies for heartburn? You can take a ginger capsule or enjoy a cup of ginger tea after meals.

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