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Home remedy for removing varicose veins permanently

Most think that only surgery can help with the treatment of varicose veins. How many would agree that apple cider vinegar can not only help deal with it? But can also treat varicose veins?

Consider fat loss instead of weight loss and see effective results

Consider fat loss instead of weight loss and see effective results

How to learn being more grateful and why you should do it.

It is said that being grateful has tremendous health benefits. Are you grateful? Do you know why it is good to be grateful? It is a sure fact that in life we both find a lack and an abundance.

Home remedy that promotes hair growth

If you are one of the people that worry about the health of your hair. This article is just for you. As I am sharing a natural safe home remedy that has so many nutrients for your hair. All you need is two ingredients. You probably have it already in your kitchen.

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Heart health changes that should be implemented daily

Your heart. I am not thinking of your feelings or your love for someone. But about heart health. It does affect everyone especially if we don't choose a healthy lifestyle.

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Homemade all-in-one face mask for younger clear radiant skin for all skin types

I was on the verge of a skin break out which doesn't happen much to me despite having oily skin. So I knew I had to do something drastic. Result is a great facial mask that I just knew I had to share. I will however confess I got carried away when combining ingredients. But at the same time I knew what would be good for skin and wanted to make sure I handle a few things at the same time. Despite having oily skin I knew I had to give my skin some much needed pampering as well. Having oily skin doesn't mean you don't need moisturise. It just means your moisturiser should not be for other skin types and not have any unneeded oils. As your skin will be aggravated and it will be visible.


If you suffer from dull tired looking skin, need to focus on wrinkles, dark circles or even dark marks, irritated tired looking skin then you can try this. As this a home made face mask you will be amazed at the results. I have to admit I just combined things that I knew will be good for my skin. Each of these ingredients does something beneficial for skin. So it wasn't just a random pick. If you have made facial masks before you will know how beneficial each of these ingredients are.

What items did I use, you may wonder.
Oats
Lemon juice or juice of one lemon
Extra virgin olive oil, 
Banana, 
Cucumber
Tomato
Mint leaves that was freshly picked I used about 6. 
Now don't forget to add yogurt. 
If I had raw honey I would've added it. As it is good for many skin conditions.
While you are relaxing why not place two cucumber slices over your eyes as well

The cucumber came straight from the fridge so it was a cold face mask. Combine the ingredients and liquidise it in a liquidiser and make sure to make a fine smooth paste with it. Or a food processor if you don't have a liquidiser. Apply on your face and neck. I always apply the mask on my hands too. We use our hands so much but it shows age just as easily. Yet most forget that hands need pampering as well.  When applying you will feel it starts working on your skin within minutes. Personally I leave it on to dry completely as it has a skin tightening effect as well. I can say about 20 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water (never use hot water on your face). Apply your favourite moisturiser or why not consider ending your facial treatment with a well nourishing oil such as castor olive or coconut oil for extra benefits. Leave it on overnight

As seen it was a wild made facial mask. But with these results. I keep doing this every day. I don't know if it is about the combined effect or if it is the fact that after I put on castor oil but it is stunning. But you can apply olive oil or coconut oil after face mask and leave it on overnight. It has so many nutritional benefits. 

I always make facial masks, not only for me but for my mother as well. She deserves the pampering too.  Some time other ladies use this facial mask as well. This is the changes I have noticed as following between all of us. Smooth clear skin that is well hydrated and slowly removes wrinkles. Skin looks radiant, fresh, nourished and well hydrated. Dark circles are lightened, it may even be gone. And that skin break out. That disappeared before it became a problem. Dark marks are lightened. Freckles are lightened as well, firmer younger looking skin that shows you gave your skin some much needed time. I am surprised at all the results I have seen. I call this the all-in-one face mask. I may improve it over time. But I am truly satisfied with it. I do hope you will approve it as well.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

What I did that worked for varicose veins

After receiving tremendous response on the article to remove varicose veins permanently I decided to share what I did. That worked! As well as explain a few things. Now many may feel no or may think why do it.  But for me. Time is something I do not have much off. I am sure many can agree with that also. Between my busy schedule and family. I can not see myself sitting for half an hour sitting and holding cotton wool. So after long consideration. I decided what I can do that will be effective for me. And yes it does work. Bare with me I will explain what I did.

I was about 20 when I first discovered that I like many others suffer from varicose veins. I thought I will have to live with it. And for a while I tried to make peace with that. So understand that you are talking to someone that knows exactly how it feels and how embarrassing it is. Not to mention it can be extremely painful as well. I covered my legs like most will that suffer from it. Going for surgery isnt something I would consider. Till one day I discovered there is natural solutions to help with it.


So to really make sure it can not happen again. It means that we have to think about our life styles and habits. Long standing or even being overweight can be a sure cause of varicose veins. Poor blood circulation is the culprit that causes varicose veins. As well as leaky valves. Blood circulation is so important and especially more when you suffer from this condition.  Why we get varicose veins will explain about a few things that has to do with varicose veins and what to do.

What you will need and what to do
Paper towel
Bandage
Apple cider vinegar with mother of earth enzyme (Bragg is one example)

With all that bare in mind that exercise is important as it improves blood circulation. 

I took paper towel and poured some apple cider vinegar on it. That soaked paper towel I placed on the specific area that had the varicose veins. I wrapped it with bandage. Put on pants to make sure it stays covered well and that it can not move. I went to sleep and the next morning I washed the affected area. Only to repeat it the next night. First thing I noticed is that on busy days my legs would feel painful. That changed the first day as I too tend to be busy and on my legs most of the day. It took time but I could see the varicose veins slowly go away.

Now many may say no and it doesnt work or other comments. It worked for me. And because of that I am sharing it with all who do suffer from it.

You can also check out the article on alternative home remedies and foods to consider. It may give a few ideas or ideas that will help with the condition.

I hope this may give you a few ideas or that it works for you. Please share so others can benefit from it. Feel free to comment below or email us. If you have any suggestions feel to respond.

Alternative home remedies that works for varicose (spider) veins. And foods that helps

After receiving tremendous response on the article to remove varicose veins permanently  I have decided to give a few other home remedies and foods that may help with the treatment for those who suffer from varicose veins. So with that in mind allow me to explain a few things. 

First thing to realize is that what you do matters. The way you sit really does matter. What you wear matters. When standing  for long periods of time. It does affect your legs and it can cause varicose veins. What you must remember about varicose veins is the real problem is veins does have valves. One way valves. It is supposed to make sure that blood flow goes one way only. But when the valves becomes weak. It causes leaky valves.That is when this condition occurs. As blood gets accumulated in veins instead of moving along to go through to the heart. it causes the appearance of varicose veins or spider veins


Some reasons for varicose (Spider) Veins can be 
Obesity
Pregnancy
Being inactive
When hormones is not balanced
Standing for long periods of time

Eating some type of foods may help treat varicose veins
Foods that has high fibre content as it helps to avoid or cure constipation which takes away pressure from the veins.
Cayenne pepper as it helps with blood circulation
Vitamin E rich foods as it aids circulation as well as contains a herb that has high capsaicin. So consider leafy green vegetables almonds and sunflower seeds as it has high Vitamin E content
Berries such as blueberries raspberries that is full of flavonoids. It helps to strengthen veins. Green tea is also full of flavonoids.
Seeds such as flax seeds and chia seeds that is rich in omega 3 fats. Relieving stress on veins.

Foods that cause spider (varicose veins)
Sugar as it leads to weight gain and it can cause inflammation.
Caffeine as it causes dehydration so it is not good for your veins. 
Alcohol should be avoided for that same reason as caffeine
Processed foods as it makes varicose veins worse by increasing toxins in the body. Sadly these foods doesn't have much nutritional value for your body.   

Again I repeat a few top remedies that works for varicose veins, as well as spider veins.

Horse chestnut. Take 100 mg a day
Reduces swelling and strengthen veins
Butcher's broom. Take 200 mg a day.
It helps to reduce inflammation in the veins
Grape seed extract. Take 200 mg a day
It helps to strengthen vein walls
Vitamin E. Take 400mg a day
It is a natural thinner of blood
Bilberry. Take 160mg 2 times a day
Helps to increase blood circulation
Witch hazel can be used to help remove the appearance of varicose veins. By applying it as a topical treatment. Same as with Apple cider vinegar with mother of earth enzyme.

Why we get varicose veins will explain about a few things that has to do with varicose veins and what to do. You can read it if you feel like it.

Treat the problem. And you will find that you cured the condition as well. Or as some would say cure the real underlying problem and you will cure the condition as well. 

I hope this article answered your questions as well as gave a few other alternatives that will work for you. Please share so others can benefit from this article as well 

If you have any comments suggestions that worked for you or queries feel free to comment below or send an email. 

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Keeping warm on those cold cold days

Winter time can be pleasant for many. But at the same time we realize we miss the warmer days. Especially when night falls and the cold sets in. So with that in mind I am sharing a few tips to stay warm. But also safely warm.


Fireplace
If you are fortunate enough to have a fireplace dont be afraid to use it. Off course safety is important. So if you can not use it with safety then rather avoid that. Although I have to say I think that is one very cozy way to have the family together around a fireplace. Thinking of all those family movies that shows a very delightful time. Yes time spent well indeed.

Using a heater
If you feel it is a good to use a heater. Remember the three feet rule. Stay a distance away from it. And make sure that it isnt a hazard to your family or health either.

Electric blanket
I dont think there is anything quite as nice as getting into a warm bed on a cold evening. It is cost effective as most tend to save power in some way. But at the same time it can keep the chills away too. But do to take note of all the safety measures and precautions.

Dont forget to layer up
To wear an extra shirt or leggings is a good way to protect yourself from the cold weather. Consider gloves or mittens. If it is very cold use a hat also. Dont be too shy to think of winter socks. Nothing quite as painful as cold painful feet and toes.

Warmer foods
It is good to consider hot coffee or tea. Or hot chocolate drinks. As well as soup or spicy food to help keep you warm during those cold winter nights.

Alcohol is a no no
Yes I know some will say but,,, It feels warm. Sorry people the fact is that alcohol actually decreases your body's core temperature. A study done by Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine showed that your body loses the ability to shiver when drinking alcohol. Yes alcohol can make you sweat even when it is very cold. That obviously cools your core temperature too. So next time leave the alcohol and go for the hot drinks that will help you stay warm.

Layer your covers and blankets
Start with your cozy fuzzy and warm blankets first. And putting your thin dense blankets last to help  make sure that heat wont escape. Keeping your bed warm and cozy.

Bake and cook to your heart's content
Using the oven helps spread heat through out the house. Making it pleasant and warm.

Remember a warm bottle
Always a good idea to use a bottle to help keep cold weather away. If you don't have one. Take a two litre bottle that is rounded and nice. Like a Coke bottle. And fill it with hot tap water. Now use that. You will be surprised as it keeps you warm but at the same time it lasts for hours. I still do this every winter. Or even on cold days.

Staying dry
It is very important to stay dry if it is cold and rainy weather. So dont forget to use a raincoat or an umbrella. 


And one of my favorites.
If it is very cold outside and its just slowly crawling up your spine. Consider a nice warm bath. Nothing beats the chills quite like that. I dont think of showers when it is cold. I think of soothing warm baths. Where all that ice cold coolness is slowly drained and all that is left is a pleasant warm feeling from the bath

These are just a few simple ways to stay warm on cold days. But it is effective against freezing cold weather. Life is a learning process after all. Thanks for reading this article. I hope you found it helpful. I sure did. As it is winter and very cold here.  

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Monday, 5 June 2017

Body wrap for effective weight loss DIY

Consider this only if you think of losing weight for that special day or date. This works but lasts maybe one or two days. The secret is losing water weight. If fat loss is your goal. This doesnt helps you lose body fat. Although some will say that Vicks can help with fat burning. Don't hesitate to consider this effective home remedy. It is a full DIY project. Not only is this simple to do. But also a very cost effective version of the more expensive treatments that you can get.


But with all that said. Many will swear by the effectiveness of the body wrap. There is a variety of ways you can do a body wrap. It can be as simple as only 3 items to much more items needed. The choice is yours.

3 Item body wrap for weight loss

  • Plastic wrap
  • Body lotion/Vicks Vaporub
  • Bandage



  • First start by applying a thick coat of body lotion or Vicks Vaporub on the area you want to reduce inches on the desired area. It should not be rubbed in completely!
  • Now use the plastic wrap and apply it on the area. Wrap it around the entire area a few times. Make sure it is tightly but dont forget you will have this on the whole night. So just comfortably snug is advised (Areas such as upper arms, tummy thighs)
  • Now wrap the bandage around to secure the wrap in place. Cover the plastic completely
  • Go to sleep and see the results the next morning.

You can use either body lotion or Vicks Vaporub. The camphor in Vicks Vaporub can be used to helps stimulate fat burning. But many will tell you this is not a permanent solution for weight loss. As it will only work for a short time. Maybe one or two days. As it helps your body lose water weight. Which will be recovered as you rehydrate. Yes rehydrating is very important for your body as it needs water to function properly.

It is still a way to lose weight. But most important. Never forget that a sensible diet and exercise is vital and most effective for weight loss. Also take note that losing water weight means dehydrating as it is just helping your body lose water weight. So it can easily return as well. So a sensible lifestyle is vital for weight loss.

Please note!!!
This body wrap is not recommended for someone that is diabetic, has high blood pressure, if you are pregnant or if you suffer from any medical condition. For safety please consult your physician or doctor first.

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Friday, 19 May 2017

Combining 3 ingredients will help you lose belly fat fast

Most look and say I can accept everything except this flabby belly fat. But what to do? If you are one of the many who feel like this. You really are not alone. Exercising and eating right is the right way to go. But what about helping your body with a much needed boost. 

There is tremendous health risks to belly fat. Life threatening risks. Diabetes, liver disease, high blood pressure, stroke and many more dangerous health risks. So why not try this drink and improve your weight and health at the same time. 


Ingredients
Handful of fresh parsley
1 lemon
Half cup of water

Take a handful of parsley and put in a blender.
Squeeze out the juice from the lemon and add it to the parsley that is already in the blender.
Now add the water
Mix everything in the blender making sure everything is smooth
Drink this every morning on an empty stomach
You can do this for 3 to 5 days.

Please note
If you haven't reached your desired weight. Please take a ten day break before starting with this drink again for another 5 days. Continue this cycle till you reach your goal weight 

Why it is effective
Lemon as many will know helps to get rid of excess water weight and gets rid of fats within the body.
Parsley is effective because it has the vitamins that helps for improved digestion 
Both together these two helps to boost your metabolism 

There is a variety of ways that is effective for helping you lose weight. This is just one of many ways. But it is effective and cost effective as well. As well being all natural and safe.

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Monday, 15 May 2017

Natural skin moisturizers that is found in your kitchen

If you want to use natural moisturisers. Then look no further. As you may already have any of these products in your kitchen cupboards.


Olive oil.
It isn't even strange that olive oil would be named as it is full of nutrients and an added bonus. It has Vitamin E which is great for skin, It also encourages smooth and well nourished skin. Perfect for all over body pampering.

Want to know why it is good to use olive oil? Then check here.

Method
Start by rubbing some lukewarm olive oil all over body. Hands, legs, as well as the other areas that you feel need that extra nourishment.
Leave for at least 30 minutes before taking a shower.

If you have scars you can consider olive oil. Pure virgin olive oil gets rid of scars effectively

This can be done daily or more as you need. Choice is yours. But the benefits will have you wanting more pampering. 

Coconut oil
Another great moisturiser that works great for skin. Another great beauty secret. As it helps to keep your skin hydrated supple and well nourished. Another added benefit is that it gives extra nutrients that your skin needs.

If you want to know more tips about coconut oil read here

Method
Warm some coconut oil for a few seconds.
Apply all over your skin. Gently massage your skin. Leave it on for at least ten minutes before taking your shower or bath. Which ever you prefer.
Again you can do this every day or a few times a week. Choice is yours.

If you want to know why it is good to start using coconut oil. You can read about the benefits of using coconut oil

Coconut oil is non greasy which makes it ideal for all skin types including oily skin.

Honey
Ohh wonderful honey. Not only does it sweeten tea and have many health benefits. Again it is mentioned for skin. For your skin this will be well deserved pampering session. Honey penetrates to the deeper layers of your skin. Moisturising where it is needed most. But at the same time it helps to keep that need moisture locked in your skin.

For other benefits of honey feel free to check here

Method
Take 2 tablespoons whole milk and 2 tablespoons honey. Mix and apply on skin. Leave for 10 minutes. Now take your bath or shower. This can be done daily or when it is needed.

For extremely dry skin you can apply the honey directly on skin where needed . Leaving it for 20 minutes before rinsing it off.

Feel free to read Honey and lemon facial mask

These are just a few natural moisturizers that can be used. It will change the appearance of your skin. Hydrating it as well as giving needed nutrients. Go ahead try this and feel the difference for yourself.


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