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  • Skin boil home remedies - How to treat a boil naturally
    on an empty stomach Milk Cream An excellent poultice for treating boils is to mix one teaspoon milk cream one teaspoon vinegar and a pinch of turmeric powder then apply to the boil This poultice will help to ripen the blood boils and heal them without the boils becoming septic Cumin Seeds Ground cumin seeds in water Apply paste to boils for beneficial results Betel Leaves This is a valuable home remedy Warm the leaf until it softens and coat it with a layer of castor oil Spread the oiled leaf over the inflamed area and repeat every few hours After applying a few times the boil will rupture and drain out all the pus Margosa Leaves These leaves have proven to be an effective treatment for boils too The leaves can be used in a poultice decoction or liniment To make the decoction boil 15 gm of Margosa leaves in 500 ml water until it is reduced by one third Parsley Steep parsley in boiling water until it is soft and juicy When it becomes cool enough to apply to skin wrap it in a linen or muslin cloth and apply to boil Turmeric When you apply Turmeric powder to a boil will help speed up the healing process If the boil is fresh roast a few dry roots of turmeric and dissolve the ashes in a cup of water Apply to affected area It will help a boil to ripen and drain Tea Tree Oil Applying a dab of this potent oil reduces the infection and protects the affected area making it ready to clean faster Baking soda paste Combine enough baking soda and water to make a paste Smear the paste on the affected area and cover it with warm cloth Banana peel Apply banana peel so

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  • Head lice tea tree oil treatment and remedies
    oil and also contains anti fungal properties How to use tea tree oil for treatment Head lice tea tree oil treatment usually starts with a mix of one teaspoon of tea tree oil with 4 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil Apply this properly on your scalp and leave for 15 20 minutes to work on head lice Use comb to clear out the dead lice Do the combing in a clean place so that you can collect all the dead lice at one place and dump it in the dustbin Repeat this treatment at least three times a week for consistent results Mix 12 drops of tea tree oil to the shampoo you use regularly Every time you shampoo use this solution Another way is to make a solution of tea tree oil and 1 4 pint of water Store it in a bottle Use this as hair spray every day in the morning If you do not want to try the above then purchase Australian tea tree oil and tea tree conditioner to apply together every time you shampoo you hair Since the nits are the ones that are difficult to remove try applying the conditioner and letting it sit for 10 15 minutes use a comb specifically designed so it can remove lice and nits to comb the hair and then wash off Tip If you notice head lice getting hold of your clothes pillows bed sheets blankets and anything else your hair comes in touch what you do is add more than 12 drops of tea tree oil to your washing detergent solution and wash them as you would usually do Recommended products mentioned in this article If you liked this head lice tea tree oil page you might be interested in Does olive oil

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  • Eye Stye Home Remedies
    the eyes Wet a tea bag and place on the sty for 10 15 minutes The tea will draw the sty out Any tea bag will do The tea bag can be warm or cold Do this several times a day This is one of the more popular eye stye home remedies as it is extremely effective when it comes to calming down the infection To get rid of the bacteria that can lead to a sty drink dandelion tea Moisten a non herbal tea bag and put it on the closed eye with the sty Bandage the tea bag in place and leave on overnight In the morning the sty should be gone Place a handful of acacia leaves in two cups of water Bring to a boil then cool enough not to burn skin Make a compress of out the concoction and apply to eyelid Steep a Bancha teabag in hot water for 10 minutes Saturate a cotton ball in lukewarm liquid and apply to closed eyelid leaving it there for 10 minutes Do this three times a day You can find these tea bags at most US Health Food Stores Pad your eye several times a day with a cotton pad soaked in warm water Leave cotton pad on eyelid for 10 minutes This will help to bring the sty along and help the pus drain Boil one teaspoon of coriander seeds in water and wash eyelid in the lukewarm water 3 to 5 times a day Mix tumeric powder with 2 cups of water and boil until there is just half the mixture Strain the mixture through a woven cotton fabric until all the granules are gone then you can use the mixture as eye drops Apply two or three times a day You must make

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  • Honey wound treatment, honey treatment for wounds
    honey making it less effective Adhesive tape or bandages can be used to hold the dressings in place It is better to spread the honey on the dressing first before applying it on the wound area If there are abscesses in the wound area fill it with honey before applying the dressing pad so that there is honey in contact with the wound The amount of honey required on the wound depends on the amount of fluid it exudes Honey will be useless if it is diluted by large amounts of fluid Also the frequency of dressing changes depends on how fast the honey is being diluted by fluid On deeper infections more honey is required to get an effective antibacterial activity Daily dressing changes up to three times daily may be needed Exudation of fluid should be reduced after few days use of honey dressing During this time less dressing changes will be needed Honey Used as Medicine Below are some common problems which can easily be prevented from the use of honey Allergies Raw honey is an excellent treatment for 90 of allergies Anemia Honey is a great blood enricher The darker the honey the better Take 1 ripe banana with 1 tablespoon of honey 1 2 times a day Appetite Honey improves appetite in children suffering from appetite loss Conjunctivitis Dissolve honey in equal amount of warm water When cooled apply as lotion or eye bath Fatigue and exhaustion Honey is the best ingredient to remove tiredness and fatigue almost instantly because it is easily absorbed in the blood Dissolve 1 teaspoon of honey in warm water or quarter honey balance of water in a jug and keep in the fridge Headaches and Migraine Take 2 teaspoons at meals to prevent headache For migraines take 1 dessertspoon of honey dissolved in a half glass of warm water Repeat in 20 minutes if migraine persists Heart Diseases Honey can fight against cholesterol Pure honey taken with foods daily instead of sugar relieves complains of cholesterol This is helpful for old people especially sufferers of diabetes heart disease high blood pressure and others High Blood Pressure Take mixed 1 teaspoon of honey 1 teaspoon of ginger juice and 1 teaspoon of cumin powder 2 times a day Insomnia Sleeplessness Take 1 teaspoon of honey mixed in lukewarm water or milk and drink before going to bed Poor Digestion Mix 1 1 honey with cider vinegar and dilute with water Skin Honey is a good moisturizer It also helps in reducing skin problems like pimples Sore Throat Let 1 teaspoon of honey melt in the back of the mouth and trickle down the throat Stomachache Take 1 teaspoon of honey juice of a 1 2 lemon with a hot glass of water first thing in the morning Teeth Although honey is sweet it helps to maintain and protect teeth Important Honey contains a certain bacterium that might be harmful in infants it should never be fed to children younger than

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  • Homemade treatment for scars
    00 per ounce Alternative silicones at a reasonable price Products that contain high amounts of silicones include hair glossers made by Proclaim ic Inter Cellular and John Freida What s more almost every hair care product manufacturer has released a generic frizz reducing gloss whose primary ingredient is a member of the silicone family These products are easy to spot because the ingredients list will start with items like cyclomethicone or dimethicone Most silicone derived ingredients will have the one ending How to get the most from silicone as a scar removing agent While silicone is a superb skin protectant some scientists have contested it s claim to fame as a scar removing agent Bad results from using a silicone based product to reduce the appearance of scars most likely comes from using silicone in unproven ways For example most silicone studies are done on new wounds or recent burns In other instances the silicone is used beneath band aids So if you want to use silicone on a two four or five year old scar you probably will not like the results because your scar is hidden from the silicone by layers of dead skin cells How silicone reduces the appearance of scars Here s the issue wounded skin burned skin and band aids allow silicone to better penetrate and moisturize the skin In fact one theory goes that silicone is an ideal scar reducer simply because it hyper moisturizes the skin Using hair glossers for scar removal So if you are going to use a silicone family based hair glosser to treat your scars here s how to do it right For scars on the face 1 Cleanse your face 2 Smooth a glycolic acid toner over your skin You can find such toners in drug stores now for less than 8US This step is key because the glycolic acid will mildly burn the upper layers of the skin This step will allow the silicone to better penetrate the skin hyper moisturize it and thus diminish the appearance of the scar s 3 Apply an almond sized amount of silicone to your entire face Reapply the silicon based moisturizer twice daily Ideally you would use a facial mist on your skin before applying the silicone to boost the moisture level of your skin 4 Repeat steps one through three twice daily once in the morning and once at night to reduce the scar s appearance Silicon based hair glossers typically will not leave you skin oily or clog your pores In fact the hair glosser should be so readily absorbed by your skin that with within 15 minutes of application there are no visible traces of the moisturizer For scars on the body 1 Repeat steps one and two from above Use the glycolic toner only on the scar 2 Apply the hair glosser to the entire scar 3 Now place a band aid over the scar 4 Repeat steps one through three daily until the scar has

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  • Toenail fungus cure
    the nail Let it dry and repeat as needed or until the infection is gone Another toenail fungus cure might be a bit unconventional but supposedly does wonders in removing the fungus VICK S VAPORUB Wash your feet and dry them well Using a Q tip apply Vick s VapoRub on the toenail and surrounding flesh Cover it up with a bandaid and leave it on overnight VINEGAR This remedy might be combined with a toenail fungus vinegar remedy Apple cider vinegar is recommended for this remedy But be careful apple cider vinegar can cause adverse reaction on the skin causing redness and itchiness To test it apply some on the inside of your arm and leave overnight If there is no reaction proceed There are two ways to use it undiluted and diluted Undiluted soak your feet in undiluted apple cider vinegar for 1 to 2 minutes a few times a day Wash feet and dry well Diluted since it is in its weaker form it can be used for longer periods of time Soak feet toes in it for 20 30 minutes a couple times a day Wash feet and dry well I mentioned that toenail fungus vinegar remedy can be combined with the VapoRub one To do so use the vinegar remedy first wash feet well and dry well and then apply the VapoRub as described VITAMIN E OIL Finally a well known toenail fungus cure is Vitamin E oil Vitamin E oil is a strong antioxidant known for its ability to heal skin To use this remedy apply Vitamin E oil break open a capsule or buy it as oil it can be found at any large grocery store on the nail and the skin surrounding it More home remedies More skin conditions Foot soaks to

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  • Foot soaks to cure fungus
    can add Vinegar Tea tree oil Bleach Vitamin E oil Salt Add half a cup of apple cider vinegar to the water you have prepared Soak your feet for 10 20 minutes rinse them off and dry well You can do this a few times a week or until the fungus is gone Add a few drops of tea tree oil to the water Again soak your feet rinse and dry well Dilute 1 tablespoon of bleach with approximately 1 gallon of water Bleach is a potent anti fungal agent Note Vinegar tea tree oil and bleach can be irritants To make sure you can use them do a skin patch test by applying a bit on your inner arm If there is no irritation proceed If there is do not use these foot soaks to cure fungus Salt can be added a cup will work to water Soak your feet and then dry well Careful If the fungus infection has progressed and there are blisters or open wounds don t use it Finally Vitamin E is an excellent soothing ingredient and in this case it will help the skin heal faster Add a few drops of Vitamin E break open a capsule or use a bottled version of the oil into water Soak your feet and pat dry You don t have to rinse the feet off When they re dry using a Q tip add more Vitamin oil on the affected are for best results Not a big fan of foot soaks Here are other athlete s foot home remedies and toenail fungus cures you can try Return from foot soaks to cure fungus to foot care Return to home page Looking for a specific recipe home remedy or ingredient Type the word and browse through the results

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  • Get rid of zit overnight
    a large bandage Note Perform this treatment at night time or just before you go to sleep Step 1 Cleanse your skin with a mild soap Step 2 Saturate the cotton square or the cotton part of the bandage with the essential oil Step 3 Pour a one half a teaspoon of active yeast over the center of the cotton square Tap down the yeast pellets to help them cling to the essential oil but do not mix the oil and yeast together That s because you want the oil and yeast to mix overnight to create a reaction that makes the pus rise out of your skin Step 4 Now place the oil and yeast bandage or cotton square directly over your pimple Use the tape to secure the oil and yeast to your skin Step 5 Leave the bandage on over night In the morning your pimple should be completely free of pus and gone Tips Obviously this method is not ideal for getting a case of acne under control This method is best for one or two isolated but HUGE ZITS Though the technique is cumbersome it does work Just make sure that your bandage completely closes the oil and yeast over your pimple The larger or more pus filled your pimple is the larger your bandage should be Overnight pus will seep out of your skin and into the cotton square Make sure you have enough cotton to absorb the evacuating pus Naweko San Joyz is a professional health writer and researcher Her published works covers subjects like beauty black book of Hollywood secrets and acne control for severe persistent cases Start your image makeover at http www Noixia com Article Source http EzineArticles com expert Naweko N San Joyz In addition to the treatment to

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