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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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Healing Properties of Honey

June 19, 2013 Natural remedies

honeyThe difference between raw honey and the one usually found in the supermarket can be significant. Raw honey which has not been processed, heated or pasteurized has extraordinary healing properties.

On his website, Dr. L.B. Grotte, M.D., quotes a series of articles by Dr. Molan, referring to clinical reports and experimental studies about using honey to treat wounds. The evidence which supports these articles proves that its healing properties are much more than folklore.

Briefly, here’s what honey can do, based on clinical observations:

- Use of honey can reduce inflammation, swelling and pain on wounds and hasten the healing, sometimes in a spectacular way, just in a few days. Different studies indicated that infected wounds become sterile in 3 to 10 days when using honey dressings.

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Natural Remedies for Spider Veins

May 20, 2013 Natural remedies

spider veinsSpider veins are tiny red or bluish capillaries under the surface of the skin looking like spiderwebs or tree branches lines. They usually appear on the face, legs and thighs. Even though they are not a serious health issue, they are certainly beauty enemies. Spider veins are more common in women and often get worse during pregnancy.

Once they appear, there is no miraculous way to get rid of them completely, but there are natural remedies which can prevent, reduce and keep them under control.

Lifestyle recommendations to improve circulation

  1. Try to get better circulation. Keep your legs elevated from time to time, while resting, and make a few simple exercises when sitting for many hours...
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