Facial SkinNowadays, using natural materials and herbal remedies for skin care is a very common trend. Natural and homemade skin care solutions are healthy, safe and very convenient as they do not have unnecessary chemicals and ingredients which are used for prolonging shelf life of various commercial skin care products. Using natural exfoliants, natural astringents or natural cleansers for skin is easy, especially if you have a little information about the properties of natural materials which are good for your skin. Read the rest of this entry »

November 13, 2010

herbal remedies for pmsPremenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common health condition which is well familiar to many women. The symptoms associated with PMS include bloating, spasms and cramps, fatigue, irritability, severe mood changes, headaches, food cravings, painful periods and many others. They begin shortly after ovulation and disappear after the period has started. Eating a healthy diet, drinking a lot of water and reducing caffeine consumption are among the best recommendations to ease the symptoms of PMS. And what are the natural solutions for PMS symptoms? Read the rest of this entry »

drained outMore and more people complain about being constantly tired, distracted, cranky, mentally sick and drained of energy. They suffer from their inability to focus and generate interesting ideas,  a lack of inspiration and inability to perform daily activities at an optimal level, etc. Sometimes we feel absolutely emptied out and worn out, and in many of us this condition has turned into a chronic one. What to do? How to prevent it? First of all, let’s look at the reasons and the habits that drain our energy all the time. Read the rest of this entry »

November 10, 2010

Breast Cancer PreventionCurrently, such health problem as breast cancer is among the most common types of cancer and the most feared women’s diseases. Breast cancer prevention has become one of the main issues and concerns of the world’s leading medical organizations and associations because nowadays, the rates of breast cancer incidents in Europe are increasing. Only in the UK, more than 45,000 incidents are annually diagnosed, and every month about one thousand lives are lost. Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Exfoliants For SkinUsing scrubs and exfoliants is an important part of personal skin care program of every modern lady. Exfoliants work by removing the dirt and upper layer of dead cells from your skin. This procedure helps to avoid dull skin and make your skin look youthful, radiant and healthy. Certainly, while choosing the best natural exfoliants you should consider the type of your skin: sensitive, normal, dry or oily, as well as thickness and other properties of your skin. Read the rest of this entry »

November 6, 2010

Herbal preparationsHerbal infusions (along with herbal teas) are, probably, the easiest type of herbal preparations though they still should be considered a state of art. They are water-based type of preparations which can be used for extracting all benefits and curative powers of medicinal herbs. Usually, herbal infusions are received as a result of steeping dried or fresh plants or their parts (stems, leaves, roots, blossoms and so on) in boiled water. At that, steeping process for preparing the best herbal infusions can take from 15-20 minutes up to several hours. Read the rest of this entry »