Health

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Stress, cholesterol and heart disease

Noradrenaline, adrenaline, cortisol and other hormones help mobilize glucose and fats from the body stores, so increasing blood glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride (fat) levels. A high level of circulating blood cholesterol is considered a coronary heart disease risk factor because cholesterol is a major component of plaque. Damage to the inner lining of the blood […] Read more

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Anger control

If you feel yourself starting to take the bait, then say âœstopâ. Detach yourself from the situation and analyse your behaviour and feelings. Ask yourself, âœWhat provoked me?â. Identify the causes of your anger and the beliefs, attitudes and feelings that led you to take the bait. Now replay the situation again in your mind […] Read more

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Nutritional Cosmetics

Food provides nourishment through intestinal absorption and metabolic processes within each cell. Certain foods, in addition to their nutrient content, can be beneficial when applied to the skin. Apples contain a compound called malic acid that is a natural moisturiser. The lactic acid in sour milk, the citric acid in oranges, and the glycolic acid […] Read more

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Acne

Several factors make for the development of this skin disorder including genetics, bacterial growth on a person’s skin, emotional stress, some cosmetics, changes in climate or environmental circumstances, and hair diet. Acne begins in the hair follicle and its accompanying sebaceous glands. Normally, the pores of the skin secrete their oils from the hair follicle […] Read more

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Cigarette Smoking and Health of the Skin

Smoking affects the appearance and health of the skin. Smoking causes constriction of the blood vessels that supply the skin with oxygen and nutrients and remove toxic waste products. When blood vessels are constricted, the blood supply is reduced and the cell’s ability to remove waste is reduced. A reduced blood flow can cause the […] Read more

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Lip and Mouth Tooth Care

Like the eyes, the tissues of the lips and mouth are especially sensitive to environmental influences. And as with the eyes, the appearance of the lips and mouth can be good indi cators of an individual’s overall health. We all know how annoying and uncomfortable chapped lips can be, and how self-conscious a cold Sore […] Read more

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Homemade Echinacea Prickly Ash Tooth Powder

A strong antimicrobial cleanser. Use the following dried herbs: 1 tea- 2 teaspoons baking soda spoon echinacea root,l teaspoon 2 teaspoons sea salt prickly ash bark (cut) 9 drops tea tree essential oil 1 teaspoon whole cloves 15 drops mint or other oil of choice 1/2 teaspoon myrrh powder for flavor and cleansing purposes With […] Read more

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Bruises

Bruises are a sign that blood vessels under the skin have broken. To repair these blood vessels and speed the healing of the skin, protein, zinc, vitamin C, vitamin A, copper, calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, vitamin B12, and other B vitamins are all necessary7. If the hair diet provides these vitamins and minerals and […] Read more