Nature has given clues to humans regarding the food they eat through patterns and symbols of the food that resemble an organ or a function. The ancient civilization of China, Native Americans and others believed that the shape, taste, aroma and color of the food had significant hints to its healing properties and health benefits. […]

Essential oils have great medicinal benefits as they contain the essence of herbs and flowers in concentrated form. Some essential oils are inhaled, while some are applied to skin whereas some of them are even safe to be consumed for health benefits. So, which are the most popular essential oils and how should they be […]

In medical terms, baldness is referred to as Alopecia. Alopecia Areata is the medical term used to describe one type of baldness, where hair falls out for no seeming reason. This is an autoimmune disorder in which the symptoms can vary significantly. There are different types of alopecia areata. There could be random hairless patches […]

We all have faced the problem of hair loss every now and then. For some, the problem may be very serious while for others it could be a minor issue but the problem persists with almost all of us. Chances are that you have already tried many ways to prevent hair loss or encourage hair […]

There is a proverb that says ‘All the important things in your life are free’. One of the best examples of this is water, which is the most precious food you can consume. Our body including the muscles, bones and blood contains water and our body consists nearly 70% of this life force. Being a […]

Acupressure and acupuncture are holistic medicinal therapies that originated in China, which cure various ailments by clearing blockages in the pathway of the energy flow known as Qi or Chi. As the name itself suggests, acupuncture is about piercing the skin with needles to achieve the goal, whereas the same is achieved by exerting pressure […]

Simply put, water fasting means consuming nothing but water. Water fasting has had a long religious and medical history; and people have practiced it for ages in order to perform penance, to detox the body and for other reasons. Water fasting is said to be good for promoting weight loss, for increasing energy levels, for […]


Urinary Tract Infection, commonly known as UTI, is a painful infection caused by bacteria involving kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Though the malady can infect anyone. Women are known to be more vulnerable to UTI as their anatomy facilitates the bacterial infections since in women, the urethra is placed in close proximity to anus which […]


Headache is one of the most common illnesses that affect people irrespective of their gender or age. Though not considered serious malady by many, headaches can be debilitating, as well as quite difficult to alleviate; one of the reasons why there are many specialized clinics for treating the problem. Stress, fatigue, insomnia and many other […]


Massage is a simple way of rubbing, pressing or manipulating the skin, muscles, and stressed ligaments of the body to get desired results. Many known cultures around the world like the Indians, Japanese, Arabians, Egyptians and Greeks have made use of massage as a therapy to relieve pain, cure illnesses, as a relaxation technique and […]

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