Acne, a common skin disease, affects people from adolescence through adulthood. Regardless of an individual's age, primary and secondary acne lesions can have negative psychosocial effects. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) may offer benefits whether used in a complementary fashion or as an alternative to conventional treatments. CAM acne treatments have not been well-studied by … Continue reading Essential Oils in Alternative Acne Therapy
Clove oil uses are incredibly impressive, ranging from improving blood circulation and reducing inflammation to helping acne and boosting gum health. One of the best-known clove oil uses is to reduce the pain associated with dental problems. Even mainstream toothpaste makers agree that clove oil reduces the pain and swelling that comes with a toothache. In addition to … Continue reading Essential Oil Spotlight: Clove Oil
Evening Primrose Oil Benefits Evening Primrose Oil has been called the most sensational preventive discovery since vitamin C. It contains the pain-relieving compound phenylalanine and is increasingly being used to treat chronic headaches. It is currently being studied all over the world as a treatment for aging problems, alcoholism, acne, heart disease, hyperactivity in children, … Continue reading Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera Biennis)
Thyme is a herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil of thyme have been used to treat bedwetting, diarrhea, stomach ache, arthritis, colic, sore throat, cough, including whooping cough, bronchitis, flatulence, and as a diuretic, to increase urination. Thyme is of the genus Thymus. The most common type is Thymus vulgaris. It … Continue reading What Are The Health Benefits of Thyme?
Acne is more than just a skincare concern. It can also be painful, persistent, and uncomfortable with the person who develops it. While prescription and other medicinal treatments can work, they may also contain harsh ingredients that can dry out the surrounding skin. Those looking for more natural remedies or for something that will clean … Continue reading Can Honey and Cinnamon Help Treat Acne?