It’s like fighting one army battalion while ignoring others firing at you from different directions. You might win one battle but you’ll lose the war.
Plants used in traditional Chinese medicine offer an effective alternative. That’s because every plant contains multiple active ingredients that can attack different disease pathways simultaneously for better and longer-lasting results.
Find the right botanical or combination, and you do battle against many of the biological mechanisms causing your condition at once. You also gain prebiotic benefits, encouraging the growth of “good” bacteria that keep the “bad” bacteria in check and thereby support a healthy skin ecosystem. And you avoid side effects like drying, flaking and irritation that are common with standard treatments.
Nearly two decades of research into hundreds of botanicals by biologists, chemists, formulators and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners affiliated with skincare solutions company Kamedis has not only confirmed the efficacy of specific plants for dermatologic use but also identified the best candidates and combinations for specific ailments. Here are five that have emerged as some of the most versatile and effective.
Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)
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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO WASH AND DRY OUR HANDS?
The important thing is to wash our hands carefully using soap and water for at least 30 seconds. The way in which we choose to dry our hands is comparatively less important, but, according to a recent study there may be benefit in choosing paper towel over electric hand dryer.
The World Needs Us To Take Effective Action
The organic and natural health industry has a story to tell. It’s about health and wellness. It’s about empowering people to own their health outcomes using food, lifestyle choices, and nutritional supplementation. Many of us in the industry believe that we have an obligation to the Earth; that we must have a healthy planet to ensure the health of people. Our collective contribution has never been more important as we face today’s challenges.
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THE 5 PILLARS OF PERFECT HEALTH
INNER BALANCE BUILDING STRONGER MIND-BODY CONNECTIONS
Not sleeping well? Your immune system could be to blame.
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you find yourself frequently falling ill or feeling under the weather? Well, those two things could actually be related! Your immune system is more active at night, which is why melatonin, your sleep hormone, is associated with protecting you from viruses, cancer and more. Good sleep is empowering to your immune system. Unfortunately, if you have some chronic issues such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins that put stress on your immune system, they can interrupt your sleep and defeat your best efforts to attain good quality sleep.
HOW TO PREVENT PREMATURE
Pomegranate has been called an antioxidant superstar. In fact, researchers have confirmed that pomegranate has three times the antioxidant power of red wine and green tea.
STOP THE COVID STRESS SPIRAL
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Aloe Vera Has 10 Impressive Uses
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Niacinamide for Great Skin
Used by dermatologists to treat a variety of skin conditions, this nourishing form of vitamin B3 can also work wonders in your at-home beauty regimen.
Mineral Cosmetics – A Healthy Way To Make-Up Your Face
Mineral make-up is the new rage in the cosmetics. With the increased awareness regarding healthy skin, women are more skeptical about using make-up products and cosmetics with harsh ingredients and are turning to healthier and safer options.
Detox Your Skin With Charcoal
Dirt, air pollution, and chemicals from synthetic skincare products can clog your pores and dull your skin. But this dark, gritty ingredient works like a magnet to pull toxins and impurities to the surface so they can be washed away.
Brow Lamination, the microblading alternative taking Instagram, is the must-have treatment of 2020. To find out moe, we spoke to Rachel Lavelle, one of Australia’s most sought after cosmetic educators, for an inside on the hottest innovative technique.
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How to Care for Your Skin During Menopause
By the time they reach menopause — which officially begins one year after a woman’s last period — many women think they have their lives figured out. Careers are well established; children are grown and independent; and there’s more time for leisure and self-care. Yet many women in their 40s and 50s are surprised to suddenly notice changes on their skin, including acne and age spots. Fortunately, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say that while many of these changes are inevitable due to hormones, there is a lot women can do at home to lessen these effects. To care for your skin during menopause, Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD recommends the following tips: