Tag: Turmeric

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 …

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also referred to as pink eye, is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the thin tissue over the white part of the eye and the layer surrounding the eyelid. It is caused by bacteria and viruses the can spread easily from person to person. Although highly …

Skin Chafing

Chafing develops when the skin is irritated due to repeated friction against the skin of multiple body parts or other objects. The repeated contact causes redness, pain, and itchiness. Skin chafing commonly occurs in the inner thighs, stomach, nipples and armpits. Causes • Skin chafing can be caused …

Bursitis

Bursitis occurs when the bursae, which are small sacs filled with fluid that act as support or cushioning for muscles, tendons, and bones surrounding the joints, are inflamed. Bursitis can be very painful and commonly develops in the elbow, hips, and shoulder. Joints that are used for repetitive …

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is diagnosed when at least three liquid bowel movements happen in one day. It commonly lasts for a few days and can sometimes reach one week. It often results in dehydration as liquids from the body are also released through abnormal bowel movement. There are two type …

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease which develops red and itchy patches on the skin. Psoriasis is occurs when the cells multiply at a faster rate than normal and cause rapid buildup on the surface of the skin. Psoriasis usually develops on the knees, elbows, palms, soles and …

Turmeric

Turmeric is a very healthy herb that belongs to the ginger family. Also known as rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant, it is native from southern Asia where it is used as a medicinal ingredient since ancient times. Curcumin, the potent chemical found in turmeric, is a staple ingredient in …