Health and Beauty Tips, Skin Care

What Can Essential Oils Do for Varicose Veins and Spider Veins?

What we are looking for here are essential oils that act as powerful astringents (An astringent substance is a chemical compound that tends to shrink or constrict body tissues), and which improve blood circulation. The oils below have been selected for these properties:-

Health and Beauty Tips, Skin Care

What conditions are commonly treated by acupunture?

How Acupuncture Can Relieve Pain and Improve Sleep, Digestion and Emotional Well-being Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1997, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) documented and publicized acupuncture’s safety and efficacy for treating a wide range of conditions. Acupuncture is now covered by many insurance policies and is used most broadly to relieve pain.

Health Foods and Benefits

Selenium Benefits

Selenium is able to play such a protective role in the body because it increases antioxidant capabilities and the quality of blood flow, therefore enhancing the body’s resistance against diseases and stress. Selenium is often praised for its role in antioxidant activity, which lowers free radical damage and inflammation. This is thought to be due to different types of selenoprotein found in selenium.

Health Foods and Benefits

How to Live with Histamines and Find Healing

Increasing healthy fats like olive oil or coconut oil may improve symptoms of histamine intolerance, since fat stabilizes the balance of gut bacteria. Enzymes containing lipase and oxbile improve the malabsorption of fat—also helping to keep gut bacteria in balance and in check.