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Herbal Teas That Keep Acne Symptoms Under Control

Herbal combinations are a powerful way to reduce or eliminate acne symptoms. But, using herbal mixtures can sometimes increase acne activity or breakout temporarily. Do not panic, herbs are one of the most powerful ways to cleanse the blood, reduce body toxin and start the acne healing process.

Here's an herbal tea that you can make. Look for these herbs in your health food store or order them from an herbal online store.

* Figwort 1 ounce
* Turkey corn 1 ounce
* Echinacea 1 ounce
* Thuja 1 ounce
* Yellow dock 1 ounce


Herbal Treatments for Arthritis

Arthritis is a debilitating and disabling medical condition which can affect any joints in the body causing them to become swollen, stiff, painful to move and even sore to the touch. Arthritis can affect people of all ages however it becomes increasingly common however symptoms of Arthritis or Arthritic increases with advancing years. Joints become stiffer, less mobile and they swell as Arthritis attacks white blood cells weakening the tissues and causing solid deposits to build up in the joints.


How to make your own shampoo with essential oils

Many people are interested in natural living. This involves using products that do not contain harmful or caustic chemicals. Many of our everyday cleaning and personal beauty products contain dangerous chemicals that may cause cancer or chronic illnesses down the line. To avoid this, more and more people are looking for natural alternatives.


Do anti-smoking laws work?

The dangers of smoking to the actual smoker and to the people that are nearby have become common knowledge. Individuals that smoke raise their risks of developing all types of cancer including, lung cancer as well as heart disease. Smoking cigarettes also cause the blood vessels to narrow, which increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Individuals that live with smokers or individuals who simply inhale second hand smoke, also have increased risk for heart disease and cancer. Young children and older adults are the most at risk.


Nicotine: Addictive Substance or Just a Habit?

Non smokers don’t understand why smokers don’t simply throw away their cigarettes and be done with it. Smokers do not do this because smoking tobacco isn’t simply a bad habit. It is incredibly addictive. Health professionals believe that it is just as addictive as any street drug, and because it is legal, people tend to believe that it is less harmful then it really is.

Herbal Pain Remedies

By: Zachary Ling

When you experience pain of any sort what is the first thing you think of? You want to rid yourself of the pain as fast as possible and as naturally as possible without a lot of side effects, right? Well, there are many different ways to go about pain relief. You can call a doctor and ask for a prescription or, if you are more health oriented, you can look into a more natural cure and choose Herbal Pain Remedies.


Why smoking is associated with lowered IQ

Some people claim that smoking cigarettes help them concentrate and think more clearly. However, this belief flies in the face of new research. New studies have shown that over time, individuals who have spent a great deal of time smoking, have decreased thinking abilities and a lower IQ. While scientist are reluctant to say that smoking causes a lower IQ, they do believe that there is enough evidence to warrant more study.


Smoking: Advice for Parents

Although parenting advice to kids and teems is difficult and many times ineffective, there are some tips in order to persuade them to stay away from tobacco. To increase the chances that your child does not start smoking, it is important that you begin to start sharing with your child the dangers of smoking as early as possible. Kindergarten is not too young to begin. It is often during this time that your child may be learning about basic safety in regards to drugs, strangers and fire. You speaking to them about smoking will fit right in.


Essential Oils in Fragrances

Essential oils can be used in fragrances to create customized scents. Often times perfumes or colognes which are sold in the store are very inexpensive to make, however they are very expensive to purchase. What the public is paying for generally, is product promotion, marketing and packing of the product. Because perfume and cologne is mass-produced, a lot of people will be wearing the same scent.