Cracked heels can be a real pain in the feet. Often associated with age, anyone — young or old — can find themselves dealing with dry, cracked feet that are both painful and just plain annoying. Sometimes, cracked heels can be exacerbated by underlying conditions like diabetes or thyroid disease, but more often than not the causes are far banaler. Continue reading
Folliculitis is a common skin problem characterized by inflamed hair follicles. Your hair follicles are the small cavities around the roots of your hair. At first, you may notice whiteheads or small red bumps around your hair follicles. Once the infection spreads, it can turn into crusty sores that are slow to heal. Continue reading
More than just adding flavor to some of your favorite dishes, herbs and spices also provide numerous health benefits for your body. Continue reading
Acne involves the over-production of sebum from the sebaceous glands which results in the blockage of the pores with a sticky mass of the dead cells and oil. This creates a breeding ground for the opportunistic overgrowth of bacteria normally present in the skin. These convert the mass into compounds that cause inflammation and unattractive raised surfaces. Skin irritation may also result Continue reading
Did You Know…
… a popular cosmetic ingredient is key to a fortified immune system?
Ancient Ayurvedic tradition teaches that the most effective way to ensure optimum health, longevity, and immunity is to detoxify your digestive system. Some sources indicate as much as 80% of your body’s immunity is determined by the condition of your digestive tract.
“Keeping the digestion a well-oiled machine is the golden key to immunity,” Continue reading