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6 Simple And Effective Home Remedies For Water Retention

Water retention or fluid retention, is the accumulation of excess body fluid in certain areas of the body. It is, in the worse cases, quite the unsightly looking condition.

In milder condition, it can cause someone to look obese despite not being overweight. It can also cause pressure fluctuations and in the worst of cases, even a coma.

The clearest symptoms of water retention are easy to notice: swelling of joints, lethargy and a general stiffness in the body.

In the worst of cases, the excess tissue fluid has to be drained out, using minor surgical methods. This would not only be painful but costly too.

Hence, we have brought you six easy-to-do homemade remedies to help ease fluid retention.

1. Parsley
The fresh herb that lights up the Italian food you cook is one of the richest sources of antioxidants. Brewing a weak tea out of it can help you ease out your aching joints and drain the tissue fluid that has accumulated in them.

2. Dandelion
The pretty weed from the Samsung galaxy comme…

Best Remedies For Insomnia: 7 Herbs That Aid Sleep

Insomnia or other sleep related problems affect hundreds of thousands of Americans amounting to health care costs of over a $100 billion USD per annum. Insomnia can lead to psychological, physical and emotional problems. Insomniacs also cannot resort to sleeping pills and other conventional therapies for sleeplessness all the time as these lead to side effects like drowsiness, headaches etc., and overtime can also cause dependency. Instead, herbal remedies for insomnia are a lot better as they are gentle, effective and sans side effects. Let us study 7 popular herbs that aid sleep.

1.Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis)
The use of rhizomes and roots of Valeriana officinalis for treating sleep problems dates back to 1000 years. The FDA has also deemed this root as GRAS (Generally regarded as safe) and approved of its use as a daytime sedative. Valerian root contains valepotriates, valerenic acid, and unidentified aqueous constituents that give rise to sleep inducing and tranquilizing p…

6 Different Types Of Herbal Remedies For Stress

Stress is a psychological problem which can develop due to a financial crisis, over commitment, insecurity of job, health problems etc. Stress causes several health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, erectile dysfunction etc.

You can reduce stress by practicing yoga and meditation. You can also get relief from stress with the help of some herbs. Given below are different types of stress herbal remedies.

6 Best Herbal Remedies For Stress
It strengthens your nerves and allows blood to reach your brain in sufficient quantity. It keeps away lethargy from you and fills you with energy and cures even chronic fatigue. If you want to cope with stressful events such as examinations, this herb would be very useful to you.

Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis)
This herb relaxes your nerves and is an excellent remedy for depression, anxiety and stress. Due to its antiviral and antibacterial properties, previously it was used for treating menstrual problems but later on it was found…

A Man Cured Stage 4 Prostate Cancer And Tells Us How

According to Vernon Johnson, cancer survivor, baking soda and molasses will kill cancer. Read on to learn more!

According to Johnson, he originally wanted cesium, in an attempt to change his body’s pH. His order never came, though, but he thought he’d heard of baking soda and maple syrup working. He didn’t have maple syrup, though, so he decided to use molasses.

Effectively, he was altering his body’s pH levels to combat cancer.

Given its alkalizing (or basic) pH of approximately 9.0, baking soda counteracts the acidity that accumulates in the body. Baking soda is useful to regulate by buffering the pH of cells, tissues, and voltage homeostasis within cells. It is also useful to increase oxygenation and carbon dioxide. Baking soda can also be used to aid the body in the detoxification process and support the body in healing from radiation exposure and oxidative damage.

Natural health care practitioners utilize sodium bicarbonate to defend against numerous health ailments. Some of thes…

Aloe Vera Juice – Home Remedy for Heartburn

Aloe Vera is among the many xerophytic plants found in the tropical countries. It has been used therapeutically over decades, tracing back to the Mesopotamian era. It can be applied directly on the skin or taken orally. Most of its components are used in beauty products, fragrances and balms. When the leaves are broken, they secrete aloe vera gel, which is a widely known for treating minor wounds and burns. 

Benefits of aloe vera include boosting digestion, lowering cholesterol levels, and reducing inflammation. The former property is the main reason why it is used to relieve heartburns. 

How to Consume Aloe Vera for Heartburn
Aloe vera supplements are available in powder, softgel, capsule, gel, and juice form. However, using the gel and the juice are the most ideal in treating acid reflux. This is because they directly affect the oesophagus, thereby reducing irritation and boosting the healing of the gut lining. As a precaution, you should make sure to purchase aloe vera with no laxat…

Learn How to Use Garlic to Eliminate Candida Yeast Infection

Garlic and its Beneficial Properties
Garlic is one of the oldest documented spices we have in existence today, having been used as far back as the ancient Greek and Roman times. One thing that the Romans, Greeks and modern scientists can all agree on is that garlic is extremely beneficial to our health.

Speaking of science, most of the health benefits associated with garlic and other plants of the onion family are thanks to the sulphur compounds they are so rich in [source]. The compound, allicin, is also what’s responsible for the strong odor most of these plants have. Once it’s in the body, however, it has a number of surprising effects.

Garlic for Eliminating Yeast Infection
One of the impacts garlic has on the body is preventing the growth and spread of fungal infections like yeast. The closest we can get to showing the love-hate relationship between fungi and garlic is in the bakery. Bakers are advised not to add yeast while the dough is rising because it will kill the yeast. The …