Hair loss can be caused by hormonal changes, poor digestion, low thyroid functioning, nutrient deficiencies (such as essential fatty acids, biotin, zinc, iodine, iron, B-vitamins), stress, rapid weight loss, intestinal parasites, fungal infections, damage from hair treatments, and many other problems. If large amount of hair are lost, it is important to see a doctor! These are some home natural remedies that may … Read more
As we age, skin loses it’s elasticity and firmness. We notice wrinkles and our skin tends to sag. It can be caused by gravity, stress, weight loss, smoking, exposure of the skin to pollutants and UV rays. Unfortunately, there is nothing to reverse the … Read more
Coconut oil, sometimes known as coconut butter, is made by extracting oil from dried coconuts. Virgin coconut oil doesn’t contain any dangerous hydrogenated or trans-fatty acids. It is one of the healthiest saturated fats! Health benefits of coconut oil can be attributed to the presence of capric, caprylic, and lauric acids, and its properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, … Read more
It is very important to study and learn as much as possible about an essential oil before considering its use in pregnancy. Some essential oils are composed of very active chemical components that can be toxic and dangerous in pregnancy. Be especially careful about using any essential oils in the first three months of pregnancy, when miscarriage is most likely to occur. Some essential oils may cause skin sensitization or irritation and this may be heightened in … Read more
Avoid processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, refined sugar and salt. Instead of using salt, substitute herbs and spices, such as oregano, basil, coriander, thyme, parsley, paprika or cayenne pepper, and season with lemon, garlic or vinegar, all of which support the detox process while adding … Read more
Carrier (base) oils
Choose the one which seems most applicable to your skin:
Peach kernel oil: Rich in vitamin A, nourishing.
Apricot kernel oil: All skin types, especially elderly, inflamed and dry skin. Good for wrinkles as well as stretch marks on the body.
Avocado oil: Dry and dehydrated … Read more
Massage is unique in its ability to nurture, heal and enrich health. Self-massage helps us connect with our bodies and our own health. Massaging another person is a way of communication and spending time with a friend or relation. Massage offers the following benefits … Read more
Some people are scared to touch their faces, and anxious that too much movement leads to wrinkling. The truth is – a good facial massage would have prevented this from happening in the first place! The facial massage improves the flow of oxygen to the skin, boosts collagen and elastin production, keeps the lymph flowing (so dispelling toxins), and ensures that the skin glows beautifully, as well as reducing facial … Read more