To feel pain in various parts of the body is not so uncommon as we are getting old, and this is usually a result of the body’s overall weakening due to the tear that we are prone to. Getting old also slows down the body and this is the reason why it needs a little push and adequate cure in order for it to properly continue to function.
Many adult people and elderly are suffering from joint, muscle and knee pain because of some underlying health problem, but having pain in these areas can as well be a consequence of excessive physical strain or exercising, and if this is also the case with you, we are going to show you some beneficial methods that you can use to cope with this problem.
HOW TO TREAT KNEE PAIN
Trying by taking painkillers for you knee pain will not address the root of the problem, and it will only provide relief and when this pill’s effect passes, the pain will return again. On the other side, this home made cure will work on improvement on working of the joints and the muscles in the knee region and therefore, lowering the chances for chronic or acute knee pain.
- You will only need:
- A tsp of organic honey
- A tsp of cinnamon powder
- A cup of oatmeal
- A cup of orange juice
- 2 cups of chopped pineapple
- 8 oz. of crushed sweet almonds
- 8 oz. of water
Preparation: Cook the oatmeal for ten minutes and then leave it to cool … Read the rest
Do you use essential oils as part of your skincare routine yet? Well, they should be because essential oils help keep skin clear, also fight the signs of aging, increase skin elasticity, and so much more! Let’s check the best essential oils for skincare, and how to safely use them on your skin, and which ones of them are best for your specific skin needs.
I. JUST. CAN’T. STOP.
And why would I want to stop? They are actually amazing!
You have a headache? There exists an essential oil for that.
You have a hard time sleeping? There’s an essential oil for that.
Have some skin concern? There are a bunch of essential oils for that!
Essential oils have wonderful benefits for the skin.
I have already talked on and on about my obsession with face oils and how they have helped me attain and maintain a clear, and close to flawless complexion.
The ten essential oils that follow will help remedy a number of skin conditions, from acne to aging, dryness to oiliness. And when they are combined with the right carrier oils (make sure to see the important essential oil guidelines at the end of the post), you will notice some absolutely amazing results
Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Best for: aging skin, reducing scarring. This oil has a rejuvenating effect on your skin. This one not only works to help smooth skin, but also assists with cell … Read the rest
Our joints are enfolded in synovial fluid that decreases the friction between the cartilage and the other tissues, and it lubricates and offers support while the joints are moving. Knowing this, drinking water improves the synthesis of synovial fluid and promotes the lubrication. Taking two litres of water daily will suffice to cover the needs of the whole body.
Onions, leeks and garlic
The abovementioned vegetables and the others that are alike are abundant in fulfur, which is a mineral that is important for the formation of the collagen and other elements that make up the bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilage. Asparagus and cabbage are also very rich in this amazing substance.
Sardines, mackerel, tuna and salmons have omega -3 fatty acids that contain some powerful anti inflammatory properties that impede the synthesis of inflammatory mediations. Omega-3 acids are also protecting the cell membrane from different effects of the oxidative processes that take place during exercise .
Foods rich in vitamin C
Oranges, strawberries, kiwis, broccoli, parsley and tomatoes will hamper the inflammation in our bodies together with the omega-3, and this vitamin is also in charge of the synthesis and the maintenance of cartilage and collagen in our joints.
Meats and derivatives
The oranges and the bread are among the most popular food items which can be found in almost any kitchen around the globe but, what is interesting about these two food items is that if you leave them around for a longer period of time they will start producing penicillin. Does it sounds strange? So, that kind of a greenish mold on the surface of ‘rotten’ oranges and bread is called Penicillium and is actually homemade penicillin.
This kind of homemade penicillin has in itself the same properties and pharmaceutical penicillin and can as well come in quite handy for someone who doesn’t have access to a pharmacy and needs the medication to prevent health complications. As for example, you went out of town to some remote cottage in the mountain and you get injured and an infection develops. You have with you no drugs and medications and no means to reach the city and buy some. What can you do in this situation? Only follow our instructions and you will actually be able to deal with the infection quite easily:
- Place a little bit of bread in a plastic container or a bag and leave it until spores start forming on it.
- Break this one up into small pieces, moisturize it a bit and get it back to the container.
- Wait the mold to start becoming green and you’ll have your homemade penicillin as that mold has similar characte
This one is a plant also that also goes by its Latin name Hedera Helix. This green plant can grow up to 30m high and has aerial roots that help it creep stones and trees. It has some shiny broad green leaves that are poisonous if eaten raw. But, even though it is dangerous, when it is prepared properly, the ivy can treat respiratory problems such as asthma, coughs and bronchitis.
Health benefits of English ivy (Cough, Bronchitis & Asthma)
When it is being consumed in the form of tea in small amounts, the plant can be beneficial for your health. This ivy was very much used as treatment of nasal polyps, bladder and kidney inflammation, eye diseases and bone problems. While in the past, the people used the plant to treat skin disorders and minor wounds. When it is being mixed with mint and parsley, it can be used to resolve internal diseases, but it should be consumed carefully.
When used in small amounts, this plant can treat rheumatism and other inflammatory diseases, as well as clean your blood vessels and prevent atherosclerosis, relieve stomach inflammation and regulate your menstrual cycle. It is actually also effective against a variety of respiratory problems including asthma, coughs and bronchitis. Sniffing a little bit of English ivy juice has been known to relieve nasal polyps.
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Your colon is one of the most important organs in your digestive system and if it isn’t working properly you could experience a number of medical issues. According to statistics more than 50 million people in the States have some kind of medical problem linked to colon health.
Even though a number of these problems are nothing serious, like headaches and acne, some people experience more difficult consequences, such as:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Statistics show that every year around 100,000 people go to colostomy surgery due to colon issues. And this is largely due to the fact that our can colons contain up to 20 pounds of toxic waste at any time, because of the unhealthy food we eat, rich in processed sugars, and insufficient enzymes and fibers.
If you want to heave a healthy colon and prevent any complications we recommend you try the following natural remedy. This remedy will improve your overall health and will effectively detoxify your colon. It’s rich in fibers, nutrients and vitamins and will help you get rid of all the toxins from your body. Apple Honey Remedy
- 1 cup of water
- 1 tbsp. of organic honey
- 1 tbsp. of Chia seeds
- 1 tbsp. of flax seed
- 1 apple
- 1 cup of water
Place everything in a blender and blend until they’re all well combined
Experts have learned that we should drink before, during and after our meal to not only ensure our food digests properly but also helps break down fat. Yes, that’s right, there’s a drink we can drink before each meal to ensure our fat gets broken down which in turn helps us lose weight.
Before every meal, board-certified physician, Dr. Oz has what he calls a secret swimsuit slim down drink of a choice. It’s a mixture of grapefruit juice and apple cider vinegar.
Here’s the recipe:
- 1 cup grapefruit/orange/pineapple juice
- 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbs of honey (optional)
Simply mix 1 cup of grapefruit juice with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, stir, and enjoy.
The juice is loaded with vitamin C, which will help you burn fat faster, especially during exercise. In fact, a study showed that people with adequate vitamin C levels burned 30% more fat during moderate exercise than individuals low in vitamin C.
Meanwhile, the acetic acid contained in the vinegar may switch on genes your body needs to pump out fat-burning proteins. If you find the drink a bit tart, add 1 teaspoon of honey, which only adds 20 calories, for sweetness. Drink this slim down drink before every meal and you’ll literally burn away your fat while enjoying a citrusy delight.… Read the rest