Hibiscus is a herbal flowering plant that is mostly found in the tropics and subtropics. It is one of the most widely used herbs in the world to manage and treat various diseases and health conditions. The Hibiscus tea is made of the plant’s sepals. The tea, a herbal beverage, is tart in taste. It contains several beneficial nutrients including vitamin C, malic, citric and tartaric acids, polysaccharides and flavonoids
Hair loss refers to the process that involves unusual loss of hair mainly from the head in both men and women. Unlike with normal hair loss that involves minimal loss of hair every day accompanied by a fresh growth of hair, re-growth of new hair does not happen with unusual hair loss. Medically referred to as alopecia, unusual hair loss can be caused by various factors including autoimmune conditions (overactive
Okay, so you have been shaving or waxing your armpits since you were 12! But, have you ever wondered if there are any painless alternatives or tips to removing underarm hair? Underarm hair has always been a nightmare to pretty damsels. Beauty and confidence starts with smooth skin, and every lady out there will agree! While laser hair removal is an expensive affair, waxing and threading is not just messy
Stretch marks are lines that appear on the skin. They develop in a color slightly different from your skin color and are, therefore, visible. Development of stretch marks occurs in the middle layer of your skin (dermis) as the result of over-stretching of the connecting tissue. Although stretch marks can develop on any part of your skin, they mostly occur in such areas as the abdomen, upper arms, shoulders, thighs,
Vaginal smell is what medical professionals refer to as vaginal odor or bacterial vaginosis. The vagina naturally has healthy bacteria within its environment that inform how it naturally smells. Monthly menstrual cycles also inform it smells. Although both the presence of bacteria and changes brought about by monthly menstrual flow contribute to how the vagina naturally smells such other factors as perspiration, infection, and pH imbalance cause an unusual smell.
The natural phenomenon of menstruation is what differentiates you from male human beings. It is the clearest sign of your femininity and you should never view it as a bother. It is always a good idea to let it run its course. However, there are situations or moments when you may need to delay menstruation. Indeed, some women delay menstruation using hormonal pills and other prescription medications. Although such medications
The cracked heel is a condition associated with the occurrence of cracks on the heels. The cracks or fissures can be shallow or deep. Having deeply cracked heels can lead to pain especially when walking or standing. Indeed, deep cracks on your heels can cause bleeding and can create a fertile ground for opportunistic infections of the feet. Cracked heels appear as dark brown or yellowish discoloration on the skin
Hormones are what you can say to be messengers within your body. They are transported by blood through your bloodstream into body organs and tissues. Hormones work at a slow but steady pace and work for a long time. There are different hormones that play different roles within your body including promoting growth and development of your body, in metabolism process, in sexual function and in determining your mood among
Swollen eyes basically means inflamed and bloated eye linings as well as puffy eyelids. Although, this condition settles down just within a couple of days, during that time it can feel extremely inconvenient and embarrassing too. Following 6 simple yet useful natural remedies can add to your relief. Check them out: Cucumber juice Cut circular rings out of cucumber, put them on puffy eyes for at least 1 hour and remove.
Commonly referred to as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastric reflux disease, acid reflux is basically a chronic symptom of increased level of stomach acid. Other condition related to acid reflux is laryngopharyngeal reflux, which does not however cause heartburn as acid reflux causes. Although it is adults who normally complain of acid reflux or heart burn, children too suffer from the same. It can however be difficult to detect