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Natural Acne Treatment Methods

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Mainstream, over-the-counter or prescription medications can not only be costly acne solutions, but harmful to your body in the long run. However, there are a number of natural remedies that are a healthy and powerful solution to conquering a bothersome bout of acne. Tea-tree Oil and Lemon Juice Thirty minutes prior to your daily shower, rub a moderate amount of pure lemon juice over your face. This may sting or itch for about a minute, but this is the antiseptic properties of the….. Read more

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Lemongrass

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Lemongrass Benefits Lemongrass is a super-herb with amazing healing properties. Its been used for many hundreds of years in Asia and Africa and now in the western hemisphere too. Today, it is one of the most popular medicinal plants in Brazil for treating the nerves and stomach. This healthy grass is often used as a tea to treat numerous health conditions, such as nervous disorders, stomach problems, fevers, arthritis, menstrual problems and even cancer. This plant….. Read more

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Chamomile

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Chamomile Benefits As a medicinal plant, chamomile has been in constant use since the times of ancient Egypt. German chamomile is the most common and has been studied more extensively than the Roman or English variety. The health benefits listed on this page refer to German Chamomile. Chamomile was often used as a remedy for nausea, diarrhea, gas, anxiety, fevers, asthma, colic and a host of other conditions. Most often, it was taken as a hot tea. For skin conditions….. Read more

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Milk Thistle

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Milk Thistle Benefits Milk thistle has been in use by herbalists for over 2,000 years in Europe. It’s primary function is protecting the liver and treating liver and gallbladder problems. This herb is also used to lower cholesterol, treat diabetes and reduce cancer cells in the breast, cervix and prostate. Many Herbalists recommend milk thistle for many types of cancer as it is a great blood detoxifier. Milk thistle contains about 20% protein by weight and includes many….. Read more

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Cat’s Claw

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Cat’s Claw Benefits Cat’s Claw is a woody vine that grows in the rain forests of Peru and is often called “Miracle Herb of the Rain Forest” by the Peruvian natives. This herb has undergone quite a bit of medical research since the 1970′s. This research has shown that Cat’s claw may be helpful in treating a variety of conditions, such as bursitis, arthritis, lupus, Lyme disease, diabetes, cancer and various stomach problems. This herb is well known for it’s ability to….. Read more

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Agrimony

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Agrimony Benefits The use of Agrimony dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Its main use was as a gargle for sore throats. It is very effective at reducing pain and reducing inflammation. Many singers gargle with Agrimony tea before a performance as it helps sooth the throat. As it possesses antibacterial properties, another common use for this herb was for treating indigestion and diarrhea. Other uses of Agrimony include the treatment of bladder infections and arthritis…… Read more

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Herbs Listed By Health Condition

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  The herbs, plants and natural substances listed here have been used over many years by herbal healers to treat various conditions. This list is for informational use only. Never take any herb or supplement without first talking to you doctor. Never take any herb or supplement without your doctor’s consent if you are pregnant, nursing or trying to get pregnant. Never give herbs or supplements to children without first consulting their doctor. Always play it safe. This list….. Read more

Argan Oil Benefits For Skin and Hair

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What is Argan Oil? Argan oil is a type of oil that is extracted from argan tree kernels. It is highly prized for its cosmetic properties. It is often used for treating dry skin, wrinkles, acne, stretch marks, eczema and psoriasis. Where Does Argan Oil Come From? Argan oil comes from Southwestern Morocco and can only be extracted from trees in this area. The argan tree is endangered and is grown in a UNESCO protected biosphere. The oil is rare and highly prized as each tree only….. Read more

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Cure Acid Reflux With Apple Cider Vinegar

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Do you suffer from acid reflux? I used to until I tried a wonderful home remedy. What is it? Nothing more than plain old apple cider vinegar. Surprised? I know I was. Who would think that something so inexpensive and easily obtainable could be so effect for stopping acid reflux? Apple cider vinegar has been used for many years as a home remedy for such conditions as sinus infections, high cholesterol, acne, allergies, chronic fatigue, arthritis, sore throats and even acid….. Read more

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Turmeric

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Turmeric Benefits Turmeric has been used in India for over 2500 years and is a major part of the Ayurvedic system of medicine. It was first used as a dye and then later for its medicinal properties. A powerful antioxidant called curcumin is the active ingredient in this herb and is what gives it its ability to improve and maintain your health. Turmeric is a great natural liver detoxifier. Studies conducted at The University of Maryland Medical Center suggest that it works….. Read more

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Flaxseed Oil Health Benefits

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The flaxseed plant (Linum Usitatissimum) is a great source of fiber. Scientific studies have proven that it has many health benefits due to its high content of omega-3 fatty acids and other essential fatty acids. Regularly taking flaxseed oil can maintain proper blood pressure, protect from heart disease and lower high cholesterol. If you have recently suffered from a heart attack, taking this oil could possibly prevent another one from happening. If you suffer from….. Read more

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Herbs To Treat Facial Acne

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Facial acne can occur when the pores of this skin get clogged by dirt and oil. Bacteria easily grows in this dirt and oil, which causes an inflammatory reaction known as blackheads and whiteheads. Rather than use a prescription medicine, you may want to try to treat acne with all natural herbs first. There are several herbs that are known to be effective in fighting facial acne. Yellow dock, a herb from Europe was often used to treat constipation and or diarrhea. It is also known….. Read more

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Green Tea Benefits

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The people of China have known about and consumed green tea as a medicine for over four thousand years. Legend has it that the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was drinking a cup of hot water when some tea leaves fell into his cup by accident. He drank it and found it tasted good. He continued to make the tea and discovered it’s many healing properties. Shen Nung’s discovery spread all throughout China and soon became the most popular drink in the country. Modern science has….. Read more

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Burdock

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Burdock Benefits The Burdock plant is related to the Dandelion and Echinacea family. The seeds, greens and roots were used by the ancient Greeks as a medicine to heal many common ailments. The root is mainly used in today’s Burdock health supplements. This herb is mainly used for digestive and liver problems but also has some other health benefits, such as a skin cleanser to treat acne, treatment of urinary tract infections, to boost energy and stamina, treat ulcers, cleanse the….. Read more

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