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Don’t you hate it when your favourite clothes get ruined because they get stains on them? While several detergent brands advertise that they are the ultimate stain removers, sometimes simple home remedies are the best way to get rid of nasty stains. In fact, detergents and stain removers have plenty of toxic chemicals that can harm your skin, so the less you use them the better. Whether it is food, grease or other stains, here are some tips and methods to get them out. View Slideshow »
You must have used a cotton swab (also known as a Q-Tip) at some point or the other, sticking it into your ear and swirling it around for a good cleaning. You might think that this a good, healthy habit, but actually it’s just the opposite. Here’s why you should never use cotton swabs to clean your ears. Continue Reading »
We are well aware of how powerful music can be. It plays a big part in our lives and we listen to it around us every day. It affects our mood and so we turn to music for relaxation, exercise, celebration, and in times of joy or grief. Other than its known significance of emotional healing, music benefits our mental and physical health, too. Continue Reading »
Most people dealing with depression, anxiety or stress are likely to stay housebound. Feeling low, anxious and bored can lead people to abandon doing the things they once loved. One way to effectively improve mental health is to take up a new hobby or continue with an old one. Continue Reading »
Most people fall sick at least a few times a year, catching colds, coughs or other viral infections. These illnesses are usually not serious but they can be extremely unpleasant, so the last thing you want to do is pass them on to your family members or co-workers. To avoid passing your illness on to others, make it a point to implement these simple measures when you are unwell. You can also follow these measures to ensure that you don’t catch these same illnesses from your family members or co-workers. View Slideshow »
Most of us suffer from breakouts and acne all the time. But do you know what really triggers breakouts? Understanding the real cause behind these breakouts will help you take the appropriate measures to treat it, or better yet, prevent it! Here are 15 reasons why you may be breaking out. View Slideshow »
When you use a public restroom that has both paper towels and a hand dryer, there's always a dilemma about which one to use. Read this article to find out the pros and cons of both. Continue Reading »
Lemongrass is a plant that is quite popular in Asian countries. The plant’s grass-like leaves have a strong lemony-flavour and has therefore been widely used in our cuisine. This plant is also known to have some exceptionally rich medical benefits. You can add it to your tea or just use it as an essential oil to reap its health benefits. Continue Reading »
It is popular belief that alternative remedies like herbal medicines are safer to consume than allopathic medication. Herbal remedies have been around for thousands of years, but it’s important to exercise caution when herbal concoctions are prescribed by medical practitioners or advertised in media as “safe” and “natural” cures to mild or severe illnesses. Continue Reading »
Before the 1900s, a lack of understanding of how the body works and why illnesses occur kept people from seeking a doctor’s counsel. In times of sickness, a visit to the doctor for working class families was simply unaffordable, and so people sought inexpensive remedies and “miracle cures” to rid themselves of symptoms, with many of these practices being largely ineffective and dangerous. Continue Reading »
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