Monthly Archives October 2013

Properties of Himalayan Salt

October 16, 2013 Nutrition

Himalayan saltAt first glance we might be tricked into thinking that salt is just salt, so it’s all the same. But this isn’t actually true. Besides the salt that we usually find in hypermarkets, which contains chemical substances, there is one kind of salt with special properties: Himalayan salt. It is considered the purest salt in the world, being extracted from the Himalayan mountains in Pakistan, without any mechanical devices.

Common salt is very poor in minerals. It contains mostly sodium chloride, iodine and even sugar. Being processed at very high temperatures, it becomes a salt that the body sees as an invader – the sodium chloride. According to some studies, the body wastes a lot of cellular water trying to neutralize the sodium chloride in table salt...

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Natural Remedies for Oral Herpes

October 6, 2013 Natural remedies

oral herpesHerpes Simplex Virus (HSV) infections usually affect the mouth and lips (oral herpes or HSV-1), causing painful blisters filled with fluid, cold sores, burning around the mouth and sometimes fever. The mouth can swell and the blisters look bad enough to ruin the day and the following few days. Not to mention how uncomfortable a herpes infection could be before a special event like a party or other special occasions.

Besides the antiviral medication used to treat oral herpes, there are also natural remedies that have been effective in limiting its nasty effects. In Oriental medicine herpes is called “heat lesion” or “burning-fire lesion” and treatment focuses on clearing the wind-heat and detoxifying the heat-toxins...

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