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The health benefits of split pea soup are countless. It’s one of the superfoods that are rich in fiber, protein, and minerals. For every 350 calories, peas have only one gram of fat. Split pea has the high highest amounts of dietary fiber as a natural food source. Split peas were an essential part of a human’s diet since prehistoric times! Archaeologists have found peas in the old digs of Egypt, Asia, and Rome. One…

Using essential oils for wisdom teeth pain can be a safe choice if you don’t want to use over-the-counter medications. Research evidence supports the beneficial effects of certain essential oils for dental health especially to relieve pain. A wisdom tooth is the third molar. It grows at the back of the mouth and at the absolute end of the gum.  Wisdom teeth usually grow when a person is 17-25 years old. Since they grow so…

Kidney stone is one of the most painful conditions. If you don’t get rid of kidney stones fast, it may pose serious complications. The stones may grow more significant and can block the ureter and cause severe pain. Kidney stones are deposits made of minerals and acid salts [1]. These form when waste products from the blood accumulate inside the kidneys [2]. One of the major causes of this problem is not drinking enough fluids.…

Essential Oils for Seasickness Seasickness is a form of motion sickness. [1] Motion sickness is feeling sick due to the movement of vehicles. [3] Your ear can sense the fact that your body is moving due to the moving vehicle, but the other parts are not. When this happens, you start to feel dizzy and nauseous. This is what motion sickness is. [4] The same goes for seasickness. In the case of seasickness, the moving…

Good hair growth depends on both a healthy lifestyle and even a healthier hair care routine. That’s why we have come up with some DIY hair growth serums that use only natural oils and herbs and NO Chemicals.  And to do that, you might often use some chemically enhanced products available on the market. But such products may contain harsh chemicals that aren’t safe for your hair at all. In that case, a homemade hair…

Baby acne is quite common among infants and doesn’t cause the baby harm. It usually clears up without any treatment. [1] You can also try simple home remedies for baby acne that are effective and harmless. [2] Baby acne is known as Erythema toxicum neonatorum. It is not a rare skin condition; it affects more than 30 percent of newborns. It can even appear in babies at birth. But generally, baby acne takes several weeks…

More than 40 million Americans suffer from white spots on toenails every year. [1] But, these aren’t alarming at all.  Some natural ingredients have potent antifungal properties. Medical research suggests the efficacy of these home remedies for white spots on toenails. Healthy nails in your fingers and toes are usually pink. But for various reasons, you may see a discoloration of your perfect nails, such as white spots, white specks, or lines on your finger…

A head bump or goose egg is a soft swelling on your head that may take days or weeks to disappear on its own. Luckily, you can reduce the swelling of the head bump by opting for some home remedies. You may hit your head on something accidentally. The buildup of fluids from damaged blood vessels may cause swelling that may give cause mild pain and stiffness in your head. [1] A knot on the…

Chickenpox scars are unpleasant marks on the skin left by chickenpox. [1] Chickenpox is a severe viral infection. The main reason behind chickenpox is the Varicella-zoster virus.  Children are the primary victims of chickenpox. It is often considered a ‘childhood rite of passage.’ [1] There are medical treatments such as excision, photo facial, and dermabrasion to remove chickenpox marks. But these are too costly and come with visible side effects.  It is worth considering some…

Redness on the face or excessive flushing occurs when you are sunburned or have medical conditions, such as allergy, rosacea, acne, etc. [1] Facial redness often comes with pain, inflammation, and a burning sensation. It’s an unsightly and uncomfortable skin condition from you want to get rid of as soon as possible. Commercial products for facial redness often come with harsh chemicals that can do more harm to your skin. Instead, you can try some…

Dark spots or pigmentation on the vagina aren’t cancerous. But they can grow and expand to other areas of your body if you are not careful. That’s why you need to get rid of dark spots on the vagina as soon as you identify them. [1] A common reason behind getting dark spots or pigmentation on the vaginal area or vulva is aging. When a woman gets older, the fatty tissue under her skin becomes…

Pityriasis Rosea is a skin rash that you may develop on your torso, stomach, neck, thighs, or upper arms. It’s a common viral disease that usually attacks people between the ages of 10 and 35 years old. [1] If you’re pregnant, having this skin type of skin rash could be a problem for you. Hence, you need to get rid of pityriasis rosea as soon as possible. Pityriasis rosea is not deadly, but you may…

Essential oils are rich in therapeutic properties that can cleanse the body of toxic substances and boost the necessary nutrition and immune system of the body. [4] These oils may be effective in reducing the symptoms of celiac disease. Celiac disease is a gluten-sensitive enteropathy. Some people call it sprue or coeliac. This is an immune reaction that happens after eating gluten which is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. [3] Almost 1%…

Smegma is a substance composed of oil, dead skin cells, and some other fluids on the point of the penis or in the folds of the vagina. [1] It can cause irritation and an unpleasant odor if left untreated. That’s why it’s important to get rid of smegma buildup as early as possible. Smegma is a secretion of the oil glands around your genitals. Over time it becomes hard and causes pain, redness, and inflammation.…

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that literally means ‘porous bones.’ In this condition, your body loses bone mass and doesn’t produce enough bone. [1]  Low bone mass or osteoporosis is one of the significant public health threats in the U.S.A. According to a survey, more than 55% of the American population, over 50 years of age suffer from weak bones and osteoporosis. [2] A deficiency of vitamin D, essential nutrients and minerals – calcium, magnesium,…

Lie bumps or lingual papillitis are the inflamed bumps or pimples on your tongue that give you a lot of discomfort. (1) Hence, you want to get rid of lie bumps as soon as possible. They particularly appear on your taste buds. Many refer to it as popped taste bud or swollen taste bud on tip of the tongue. These tiny bumps mostly appear on the tip, base, and sides of your tongue.  Luckily, some…

Coconut oil has numerous benefits for health and skincare. Most people even use this oil to soothe bruises. Bruise or the discoloration of the skin may occur due to an injury. [1] Once you get hurt, the blood from the damaged blood cells gathers near the periphery of the surface. It results in a blue or black mark known as a bruise. A bruise may sometime accompany swelling and extreme pain. You may require medical…

Baking soda is a kitchen staple that is commonly used for baking and cleaning. Some people suggest using baking soda for constipation as a natural way to get rid of that discomfort. Constipation is a digestive system disorder where you experience difficulty in emptying the bowels, associated with hardened feces. [1] There are different reasons why you may have constipation. It may happen if you don’t drink enough water, have a diet low in fiber,…

Ear mites in dogs are one of the most common problems. They can affect the well-being of your dog.  In fact, ear mites are so common that almost every dog has ear mites at one point or the other in their lifetime.  Yet, people take it lightly and wait for it to recover on its own. It is wrong because ear mites can cause pain and irritation that affects your dog to a great extent.…

Living with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult as there is no cure for it. However, some essential oils for Parkinson’s disease may reduce and calm the symptoms of the condition. Parkinson’s disease occurs in older people, typically after the age of 50. It is a chronic and progressive disease of the nervous system. Over time it gets worse and might need nursing care. Parkinson’s disease can stabilize after the patients have reached the age of…