Exposure to poison ivy and poison oak can cause rashes and skin eruptions. Use homeopathic remedies for poison ivy symptoms. Poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum) is mostly found on the west coast of the United States, whereas poison ivy (Toxicodendron radican) grows mainly in the east. The leaves of both plants are easy to identify but hard to avoid. They grow in every area of the United States, except in the desert and at high altitudes. Poison ivy grows in Canada and Northern Mexico as well. The name of the oil that causes the reaction is urushiol. The rash is an allergic reaction to the oil and some people are more reactive than others, or not at all.
Fireworks contain toxic chemicals and heavy metals that can be harmful. Avoid exposure to fireworks displays. The chemicals found in fireworks displays include cadmium, barium, dioxin, lead, strontium, copper, and perchlorate.
Fireworks use gunpowder which contains potassium perchlorate.
(NaturalNews) Many violent behaviors can be caused by brain abnormalities. In light of the Newtown mass shooting, people are asking, “What is the motive?” There is no motive. There is no rational reason. The actions are caused by brain chemistry that is imbalanced, and then something happens to trigger the scales into carrying out violent acts. Sadly, antidepressants and the very drugs prescribed for these individuals can be a trigger that set the bonfire in their brain ablaze.
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(NaturalNews) Far Infrared Therapy utilizes light wavelengths below the frequency of visible red light. Though the light is not visible to the human eye, it can be felt as heat. Used in radiant heating units in homes, Far Infrared (FIR) penetrates below the skin and can be used as a medical therapy.
NaturalNews) L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid that helps improve sleep and reduce stress. It acts as a precursor to many neurotransmitters and neurochemicals, including serotonin and melatonin. Melatonin is known to help improve sleep, and serotonin is needed to improve mood and mental health. Many antidepressants work by regulating the uptake of serotonin. With the stresses of today’s hectic world, many people are deficient in L-tryptophan. The amino acid is not found in the body so it must be added through foods of nutritional supplements.
(NaturalNews) Hair loss is a natural process that progresses with age, but many nutrients have been shown to improve circulation to the scalp, prevent hair thinning and hair loss. Adding simple nutrients from food and vitamins can both repair hair and help to regrow hair, starting at the roots. Biotin is an important nutrient to help prevent hair loss.
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(NaturalNews) There are no known cures for the common cold; however, your kitchen cabinets are likely stocked with many ingredients that can help relieve symptoms and speed up recovery.