Beat the blues with Indoor Plants and by gazing at Flowers

People holding corporate jobs spend around 10 hours of a day in commercial buildings with little or no exposure to natural environment. Most of the corporate buildings are designed so as to improve energy efficiency, thereby reducing the outdoor air ventilation. In addition, gadgets like computers, televisions and microwaves emit electromagnetic radiation that ionizes the…

Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month

As the name suggests Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop prior to eclampsia, if left undiagnosed it leads to eclampsia.  Preeclampsia is marked by persistent hypertension during pregnancy, decreased blood platelets, and increased protein in urine. Women with preeclampsia who experience seizures are considered to have eclampsia. Preeclampsia is one of the major…

Skin aging and Nutrition

We often come across several brand endorsements of anti aging creams and serums by celebrities. It is an open secret that celebrities whom we look up to often take to botox treatments. But that doesn’t implicate anti-aging creams don’t work, as research has proved that hyaluronic-acid containing anti-wrinkle creams when used over a period of three months showed…

PCOS and Omega fatty acids

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome-PCOS is manifested by 1 in 5 women in India. Women with PCOS may have enlarged ovaries that contain immature follicles located in single or both ovaries as seen during an ultrasound exam whilst in normal women these follicles mature for ovulation. It is characterized with symptoms- oligomenorrhea (irregular menstrual periods), hirsutism (excessive…

Sandalwood Saffron Face Mask from Skin Yoga

During my adolescent years I never really invested my time in skin and hair care as I assumed my skin problems namely acne and uneven skin tone will get resolved on their own after my teenage years. But to my dismay it never happened. Seeing me constantly fuss over it, my family suggested me to…

Rosy rose lip scrub from Juicy Chemistry

Juicy Chemistry Rosy Rose Lip Scrub While searching online sites to purchase natural products for skin and hair care, I stumbled upon this site known as Juicy Chemistry. After going through most of the products under this brand I choose to order a Lip scrub and an anti dandruff fenugreek-yogurt shampoo bar. Well, this post…

Spot Treatment for Cystic Acne

After a many trials I finally discovered this herbal mix as best suitable spot treatment fo painful Cystic acne. Here are the ingredients. Firstly you need is Curry leaves. Take few curry leaves, dry them under sunlight for few days. After that grind the dried leaves into fine powder. Curry leaves are infused with terpenes…

Fluid Of Life

Coconut Water is the most wholesome beverage provided by nature to the people of tropics. The more one explores this nature’s Wellsprings the more one is left in awe of its goodness. Not only water even the coconut meat provides immeasurable nourishment. Nuts of Coconut Palm trees have two edible parts one is the inner…

Tamanu Oil in your makeup kit

I’m very much excited to write this post as today I’m going to share findings on a very much raved about oil. This oil has taken over the Cosmetic industry in recent years. As a matter of fact this oil not just substitutes but is also way beyond the available Cosmetic skin care products. Introducing…

Coconut Oil from La Flora Organics

Earlier the name coconut oil would make me scrunch my nose and bring back the not-so-good memories of using Parachute coconut oil when I was in school. As it was presumed to make your hair strong and healthy, Parachute coconut oil was/is common household name in India. In my mid teens I stopped using it…

Oils For Skin

My quest for finding a natural way out to cure my acne and other skin troubles brought me to the world of natural oils. Now you must be wondering how can an oil treat acne, which is something correlated to oily skin. Reasons and causes for acne presumed by many are mostly misconceived notions. Over…