Tear Gas Chloroacetophenone

Early records reveal that German scientists discovered CN (Chloroacetophenone) about 1870. This is a chemical compound that was first prepared for use in 1877 but was not subsequently used to any great extent. The French were the first to use it successfully in the late 1920s to break up civil disorders in their colonies. It…

Men’s Breasts – The Truth About Man Breasts

Enlarged men’s breasts are known by many names including man breasts, man boobs and moobs. But although people often make light of this embarrassing condition, the psychological effects of gynecomastia (the medical term for man breasts) can be devastating. This article will discuss the different non-surgical gynecomastia treatments available and what you can do to…

Leptospirosis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that humans get when mucous membranes or lacerated skin come in contact with contaminated environmental sources. Rats are the most common reservoir for infection. Common symptoms include fever, chills, bodyache, intense headache, meningitis, enlargement of liver and spleen, uveitis, kidney failure, cough and hemoptysis. The Ayurvedic treatment of leptospirosis is…

Tonsilloliths 101 – Quick Relief For Tonsilloliths

Tonsilloliths, or also popularly known as tonsil stones, are nasty whitish or yellowish colored, foul smelling bumps on your tonsils. They are caused by the accumulation of sulfur producing bacteria, food particles, post nasal drip, overactive salivary glands, mucous and other mouth debris that build up and lodge near the throat. There are some people…

How to Measure Our Ideal Weight

Contrary to popular belief, not everyone has the same ideal weight for their body type. This common misconception is often the culprit behind overdoing weight loss programs or taking crash diets because we feel that we should look just like everyone else – or at least weigh just like everybody else. First of all, we…

10 Natural Remedies For Stopping Chronic Hives

Chronic Hives, also referred to as urticaria, is an allergic reaction apparent on the skin as a rash. The rash may develop as lots of tiny little bumps which may look something like nettle rash, or they may appear as odd coloured and shaped swellings. These swellings are called Urticarial wheels. Large patches are often…

Eczema Skin Symptoms Resulting From Repressed Anger

I was told by my naturopathic doctor that eczema skin symptoms can also be a sign of repressed anger from within. I initially refused to believe it but the more I research into eczema and natural healing, the more I realised that there could be some truth in it. What is repressed anger? Repressed anger…

PMS Signs and Symptoms and How to Overcome Them

The signs and symptoms of PMS or premenstrual syndrome varies considerably from one woman to another, because they are influenced by the person’s diet, lifestyle and mental attitude. One symptom may be problematic to one woman, but it may not be experienced at all by another. In addition, the levels of severity can be different…

Holistic Dog Care – Bring Your Dog Out of Depression

When I first told my friend that my Corgi suffers bouts of depression, they find it hard to believe. Like humans, dogs do occasionally suffer from depression. They get lethargic, stop eating, and drink only minimal amounts of water, stop wanting to play, and even lose drastic amounts of weight. My Corgi is such a…

Fear of Germs Hypnosis

Mysophobia hypnosis has emerged as the best cure for the fear of germs, or mysophobia. The diagnosis of the pathological fear of germs began with Dr. William Alexander Hammond in 1879. One of his patients who had an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) kept washing his hands. It turns out that the patient saw germs everywhere and…