How To Handle Common Warts in Children |

Added April 30, 2012, Under: Children's Health, Skin Conditions

In two other articles, I have already covered flat warts and plantar warts which are two of the three most likely warts affecting children. The third type is common warts. Of course warts are growths on the skin that are caused by a virus – the human papilloma virus – but children can be more susceptible to this virus because they are still growing and have limited immunity. When the HPV virus invades the skin, it causes the skin cells to ...


Plantar Warts & How To Avoid And To Treat Them This Summer |

Added , Under: Children's Health, Skin Conditions

  Yet another type of wart caused by the virus HPV is the painful plantar wart. And with summer just around the corner in the northern hemisphere, you or your children are more likely to pick up this virus, and the discomfort and pain that follows. Plantar warts are caused by the particular strains numbered 1, 2 and 4 which means that they were the very first of the warts family to be identified, named and numbered. Each person's immune system responds differently ...


How To Treat Flat Warts In Children & Young Adults |

Added , Under: Children's Health, Skin Conditions

I am sure you have heard of the HPV virus or human papilloma virus because it has received so much media coverage in recent years. But this virus is also responsible for many different strains of the virus, with flat warts being caused by numbers 3 and 10 of these strains. Over 120 HPV types have been identified and each strain is referred to by number Each type of wart is named either for its appearance or for the the place on ...


Top Of The Class For A Stress Relieving Herb Is Holy Basil |

Added April 28, 2012, Under: Headaches & Migraines

Holy basil is one of the herbs known as an adaptogen which literally means that it helps you to adapt when beset by stress, anxiety and other modern day ills. How useful is that? And it is possible to grow this perennial variety of basil in your own back yard with a little care and attention. Holy basil grows up to three or four feet high, depending on growing conditions. Also known as Tulsi, holy basil is a perennial plant in the ...


Beans Give You Fiber, Protein & Anti-Oxidants All In One |

Added April 27, 2012, Under: Nutrition

It is easy to forget to use beans in your diet even though they are such a miracle food. Try to include them at least twice a week for maximum health benefits and, if you concerned about possible flatulence (as many people are), then just add half a teaspoon of ground ginger to prevent any gassy problem or you can take a Beano tablet before eating beans. Still worried about gas? Once you understand the cause of gas, it's fairly easy to ...


This Brightly Colored & Ancient Spice Offers A Host Of Health Benefits |

Added April 26, 2012, Under: Health

Back in the 1960s, there was a popular British singer called Donovan who had a big hit single with “Mellow Yellow” and the first two lines of the first verse went... I'm just mad about Saffron                                          Saffron's mad about me Saffron means "yellow" in Arabic because when used in cooking, it gives the food a yellow tint to foods, but a lot ...


You Are At Risk From Cold Sores Any Time Of The Year |

Added , Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Skin Conditions

Most people contract the cold sore virus, caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus, when they are young and it is spread in saliva or mucus that comes from the nose and mouth. In fact, babies and young children are particularly vulnerable to cold sores (and this virus) and need to be protected. It just takes takes one kiss to pass on the virus If you have an active cold sore yourself - however cute and cuddly the baby or toddler - ...


These 5 Will Spice Up Your Food & Your Health |

Added April 25, 2012, Under: Nutrition

Important as it is, spices are far more than flavoring. They have a wonderful aroma and are packed full of healing properties. These five well known spices will add taste, warmth, scent and goodness to your food while making you healthier too. Cinnamon It comes in two types – true cinnamon and cassia (which is its more robust cousin minus the red/brown color). Cinnamon is the bark of a small tropical tree and when you see it in its natural state, it is ...


Essential Oils For Cleansing & Treating Your Problem Skin |

Added , Under: Skin Conditions

  More than ever, health conscious people are turning to pure natural products to help them treat and heal a variety of health issues. These products use herbs, plants and of course essential oils. Such natural ingredients are also invaluable in treating various skin conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and more with various products available from Healing Natural Oils to treat the symptoms of such skin problems. Essential oils are useful as a beauty tool Juniper essential oil is one of the ingredients ...


10 Easy Ways To Get Great Health Benefits From Your Own Food Source |

Added April 24, 2012, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition

Sprouts are a great way to get fresh greens when it is too cold to grow produce outside and, of course, if you have nowhere else to grow your own fresh veggies. They truly are the easiest way to eat locally grown produce without too much effort, and it is surprising that not more people are jumping on the sprouting band wagon when they provide a fully organic food with no unwanted pesticides. You can grow them in your kitchen ...

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