Author: Gii Santos

DIY Hair Treatment for Hair Fall and Dry Scalp

Often referred to as a person’s crowning glory, hair is an important part of human’s physical appearance. In fact, for most girls, hair health is as important as maintaining healthy skin. However, having perfect hair is easier said than done. Millions of people suffer from all types of …

Natural Ingredients to Achieve Lighter Skin Color

Having lighter or fairer skin tone is a dream for many, especially for women, looking to have a flawless look. Unfortunately, this idea continues to be just a dream for the most with budget constraints, skin conditions, stress, prolonged use of chemical-based beauty products, and over exposure to …

DIY Turmeric Face Masks for Different Skin Types

Acne, dark spots, wrinkles, dark circles – these are just some of the many skin problems that millions of people from all over the world suffer from. Aside from damaging the skin, these annoying skin issues also negatively affect self-esteem and confidence. As a solution, hundreds of commercially …

DIY Natural Face Mask for Acne-Free Skin

Although more prevalent during adolescent years, acne can still affect adult men and women. Acne is caused by different factors such as improper hygiene, stress, poor diet, medicines, dirt and excess oil production. Fortunately, there are various ways to treat and prevent acne including prescription drugs, topical creams, …

Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcer is described as sores that develop in the stomach lining, small intestines, and lower esophagus. These ulcers are commonly caused by H. pylori bacteria, as well as stomach acids. Although considered a common health condition, peptic ulcers can become worse and lead to other health issues …

Prostatitis

The prostate is the gland that produces the fluid which contains semen. Its size is often compared to a walnut and is located below the bladder. The main function of the fluid produced by prostate is to protect that semen as it travels to a female’s egg. Prostatitis occurs …

Obesity

Obesity occurs when a person has too much body fat. It also means that the person’s weight is higher or above to what is considered healthy for his height. Obesity is different from being overweight. Obesity is usually developed by consuming more calories that a person burns. These …

Moles

A mole is a small, dark brown spot on the skin that is caused by clusters of pigmented cells. It is generally harmless and commonly appears during childhood. In general, a person can have 15 to 40 moles all over the body, with almost every single mole appearing …

Kava Kava

Kava Kava, a medicinal plant that is related to the family of pepper. It has green and oblong shaped leaves with a short stem. It is a popular plant in the Western Pacific region where it is also called Piper Methysticum, Awa, Ava, Sakau, and Yaqona. Kava Kava …

Enlarged Liver

Enlarged liver, also called hepatomegaly, occurs when there is an increased in the size of the liver. Whatever the cause, an increase in the size of the liver is usually not felt by the patient. An enlarged liver is commonly detected by a physical exam conducted by a …

Hiccups

A hiccup occurs when the diaphragm involuntary contracts. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The “hic” sound is produced by the sudden closure of the vocal chords. Hiccups can happen several times in a minute. It is often experienced as a result …

Cold Sore

Cold sore, also called fever blister, occurs when a group of blisters appears on the lip and mouth area. The surrounding affected area is usually red, swollen and painful. For some cases, the blisters may break and secrete a clear white fluid. Scabbing will follow for a few …

Horse Chestnut

Horse Chestnut, with scientific name Aesculus hippocastanum, is a flowering plant that belongs to the lychee family. Its seed, bark, flower and leaves are used to make various medicines to treat a wide range of health issues. However, this plant also contains high levels of a toxic substance …