Body Odor

Body Odor, which is scientifically named bromhidrosis, osmidrosis or ozochrotia, is the foul smell the human body emits when acid from sweat breaks down the bacteria present in the skin. Body odor usually develops during puberty, around 13 to 16 years old in females, and 13 to 17 …

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is extracted from the leaves of Eucalyptus trees, which are originally from Australia and are now grown in many countries. The oil from these trees has been used as a natural treatment for various medical conditions since the time of ancient Chinese and Greek. Among the …

Amazing Things Yoga Can Do To Your Overall Well-being

Yoga, which is defined as a collection of mental, physical and spiritual exercises, is a popular activity that originated from India. It focuses on the body’s natural way of healing both physically and spiritually to achieve better overall health. Among its many purposes include providing harmony, strength and …

Bedwetting

Also known as nighttime incontinence or nocturnal enuresis, bedwetting occurs when unintentional urination happens during sleep. Enuresis is the medical term for this unintentional wetting either during daytime (wetting on clothing) or during the night (wetting on bed). Bedwetting is common especially among infants and children up to …

Boils

A boil or furuncle is a skin infection that often starts in the skin’s oil gland or hair follicle. It begins as a noticeable red spot at the infected area where a lump develops. After a few days, the infected area will start to turn into white color as …

Dandelion

A powerful herb loaded with various vitamins and nutrients, dandelion is used to treat numerous medical conditions including diabetes, acne, jaundice, liver disorders, urinary infections, cancer and anemia. Dandelion is also associated with effective weight loss and maintaining proper bone health. Although there are growing number of people …

7 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. In the US alone, an estimated 100 million coffee drinkers consume this healthy beverage on a daily basis. Statistics show that 500 billion cups of coffee are drank every year due to its relaxing aroma and energy …

Belching

Belching occurs when the body brings out air from the stomach through the mouth. Also called burping and eructation, belching is caused by the expansion of the stomach due to excessive air intake. The body automatically belches to release tension or pressure caused by distention. Belching is a …

8 Benefits of Drinking Warm Water

The recommended daily water consumption for humans is about 8 to 12 glasses, which is why it is a vital part of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Although drinking cold water also gives various benefits, consuming warm water provides added health benefits that minimize the risk of developing several …

Athlete’s foot

Athlete’s foot (scientific name tinea pedis) occurs when fungi infects the skin on the feet and toenails. It can be contagious and sometimes spreads to the hands. Athlete’s foot is caused by tinea fungus, which initially grows on the feet. This fungus commonly grows in warm and moist …

Cod Liver Oil

Cod liver oil is a nutritional supplement derived from cod fish which contains loads of omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), vitamin c and vitamin D. In the beginning, people used this supplement for its high levels of vitamins c and d, but was …