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…

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…

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…

Essential Oils

Essential Oils are complex mixtures of volatile substances bio synthesized by aromatic Plants and also animals (civet, musk etc) and microorganisms. These volatile substances are chemically terpenoid or non-terpenoid origin existing in form of esters,acids,alcohols, aldehydes, Ketones, Sulphides, amines. They are not to be confused with Fixed oils or fatty oils which are naturally occurring…

Parabens…

Parabens are the chemical compounds used in cosmetics as preservatives. They are the esters of para benzoic acid possessing wide spectrum antimicrobial activity although most effective against yeast and moulds. In spite of concerns over them causing contact dermatitis their use as preservatives became ubiquitous in cosmetic and dermatological products. Actual concerns over their usage…

Go Organic…

Most of us use makeup cosmetics on regular basis. Needless to say it is more or less like having a whole lot of chemicals on our skin at as stretch of 8-9 hrs. But we can do in the least is take necessary care with respect to our Skin and Personal care products. What to…