July 21, 2021
The historical uses of tea tree oil demonstrate its wide range of applications as an antiseptic. Three of the more popular and documented uses are in the treatment of skin infections, vaginal infections, and common foot complaints.
Tea tree oil is useful in a broad range of dermal infections, not only because of its broad-spectrum antiseptic properties but also because of its capacity to mix with sebaceous secretions and penetrate the epidermis.
June 25, 2021
According to the World Health Organization, the incidence of obesity has increased approximately 3-fold during the 2010s compared to the 1970s. Given complications, it is not surprising that obesity is classified as a non-infectious disease. Obesity may induce cardiovascular disease and other metabolic implications including hypertension, reduced serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL cholesterol), and increased waist circumference. Obesity primarily results from excessive calorie consumption (increased food intake) and/or insufficient calorie expenditure (reduced metabolic and physical activity). Secondary causes may be attributed to a genetic or endocrine dysfunction, such as hypothyroidism, insulin resistance, and hyperleptinemia.
June 15, 2021
Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their healthcare provider. Virtually all of us will experience back pain during our lifetime and nearly 40% experience lower back pain each year.
May 13, 2021
Edema Is a condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body. It is most common in the legs and ankles, but it can also accumulate anywhere in the body. It can be the result of many causes, but is most commonly due to cardiovascular conditions and inactivity.
April 8, 2021
For our overworked nurses out there. Sleepiness is a common complaint of those required to work night shifts, including nurses. Sleepiness during a shift among nurses could lead to accidents and medical errors.
March 16, 2021
In today’s world, cancer and other chronic diseases seriously threaten human health, resulting in an increasing mortality rate year-by-year. Although modern medicine has made great progress in treating these diseases, most FDA-approved single-target drug preparations have some defects in the treatment of complex chronic diseases. Some even have serious side effects.
February 11, 2021
The most common cause of sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection from a cold or flu. Strep throat (streptococcal infection) is caused by bacteria and can be more serious.
January 7, 2021
Lymphedema is the blockage of the lymph nodes, causing lymph to build up and swell a specific portion of the body. It is not to be confused with swelling (edema) due to other causes like cardiovascular problems. Lymphedema is usually not generalized swelling as in the swelling in your legs on a long plane trip or after sitting too long at the computer.
December 17, 2020
Heartburn is a burning feeling or pain in the center of the chest that may extend into your back or neck during or after eating.
Lemon juice is one of the best remedies for heartburn. Mix the juice of ½ of a squeezed lemon in 8 ounces of water and sip slowly upon awakening each morning.
Lemon juice helps the stomach stop making digestive acids, therefore alleviating heartburn or other stomach ailments.
Lemon has always been known to be a great detoxifying agent, and the same applies for lemon oil as far as getting rid of heartburn is concerned.
December 3, 2020
In Robert Tisserand’s book, Aromatherapy, he relates a case study of a twenty- nine year old client with heavy cellulite on her thighs, hips, and buttocks. She was treated with massage and the essential oils of rosemary, fennel, geranium, juniper, lavender, bergamot, and chamomile. During a three-week period, the client came in twice per week for aromatherapy-based massage of her problem areas. After three weeks she had only a small patch of cellulite left, which was cured by changing her sitting position at the piano to allow adequate circulation.