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Acid Reflux – Natural Remedies

Acid reflux is a very common health problem and affects about 50% of Americans. It is also often called peptic ulcer disease. The major symptom of acid reflux is heartburn. Initially, it was thought that acid reflux is caused by excessive acid in the stomach and so acid reducing drugs were prescribed as a cure. But it turned out to …

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10 herbs that cleanse and detoxify body

Every season we clean our houses of dusts and clutter, our body needs the same cleansing activities too once or twice a year. Adding herbs to your diet which help in cleansing and detoxifying the body is a starting step to a wonderful cleanse and detox. The following herbs help in natural strengthening of the liver, kidneys and other important …

Honey with Lemon Water and Other Honey Preparations to Counter Obesity

Obesity is a physiological condition wherein accumulated excess fat in the body has put a person’s health at risk. The causes of obesity include behavior, genetic and environmental factors. It starts with eating too much and not expending enough energy to burn off the eaten calories. Obese people is a high-risk group, prone to developing diseases such as Type 2 …

Neem Leaves as Natural Chicken Pox Ailment Treatment

Neem is also known as Azadirachta indica A. Juss, and refers to a traditional medicinal plant endemic to India. Neem is associated with unani, ayurveda and homoeopathic therapies. In Sanskrit, it is refered to Arishtha, or “reliever of sickness.” It has since made its way into modern medicine; and is used to treat several ailments. Neem leaves are some of …

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Indian Holy Basil Plant (Tulsi) and Its Uses

Indian holy basil plant or tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum, different from common basil) is a medicinal plant grown and worshipped in India. It is mentioned in Ayurvedha (Indian traditional medicine book), as the most used herb for several alternative natural medical preparations. It can be used for relief from various health ailments ranging from common cold to diabetes. Below are few …