How to Make 5% Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Oil Hair Rinse

How to Make 5% Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Oil Hair Rinse Regular application of tea tree shampoo is said to be the best treatment for common scalp problems like dandruff, hair…

16 Soursop-Based Herbal Recipes

16 Soursop-Based Herbal Recipes

In recent years, the news of soursop leaves anticancer benefit has shaken the world. However, the benefit has actually been published in scientific journals since the end of 1990s. More than that, our ancestors has recognized the benefits of Annona muricata since a long time…

Fenugreek Side-Effects

Fenugreek Side-Effects Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is possibly effective for diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. It…

Broccoli sprout vs Skin Cancer

Broccoli sprout vs Skin Cancer Want to avoid skin cancer? The trick is simple. Simply eating a handful of broccoli…

Stevia: A Natural Sweetener for Diabetic Type 2 Patients

Stevia: A Natural Sweetener for Diabetic Type 2 Patients Diabetes is a condition when one’s sugar blood level is too high. It happens because…

Ice Massage for Pain Relief During Labor

Ice Massage for Pain Relief During Labor

Contraction as a sign of labor may cause a very painful and stressful feeling. Massage is one of non-invasive technologies used as a pain relief during labor. It may be common to have a massage with essential oil, but what about a massage with ice? Ice…

Benefits of Key Lime for Beauty

Benefits of Key Lime for Beauty Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia) is valued for its unique flavor compared to other limes, with…

Herbal Remedies to Eliminate Foul Body Odor

Herbal Remedies to Eliminate Foul Body Odor Few people know that sweating is actually useful. It helps maintain body temperature, hydrates skin…

Beras Kencur: An Herbal Drink to Reduce Body Ache

Beras Kencur: An Herbal Drink to Reduce Body Ache In Indonesia, beras kencur is one of popular jamu (a traditional herbal medicine). Its name…

Bitter Orange for Weight Loss

Bitter Orange for Weight Loss

Do you like bitter orange? If not, reconsider. Bitter orange, apparently, may help lose weight. It is because of a compound in the orange called synephrine (or oxedrine). The compound is a stimulant drug, similar to ephedrine, that is extracted from the peel and used…

Cassumunar Ginger (Zingiber cassumunar) Concoctions for Weight Loss

Cassumunar Ginger (Zingiber cassumunar) Concoctions for Weight Loss Cassumunar Ginger (Zingiber cassumunar) is traditionally believed as a slimming-belly herb, especially used by new…

West Indian Elm: A Medicinal Plant for Weight Loss Treatment

West Indian Elm: A Medicinal Plant for Weight Loss Treatment In recent years, obesity has been a major problem in the world. In the United…

Ayurvedic Herbs for Weight Loss

Ayurvedic Herbs for Weight Loss In Ayurvedic medicine native to India, it is believed that vegetables, animals, and minerals have…

Herbal Poultice for New Moms

Herbal Poultice for New Moms

A combination of lime juice, lime stone paste and cajuput oil is effective to deflate tummy after laboring. Lime, apparently, is beneficial to open skin pores up. Lime stone helps to reduce fat and cajuput oil serves to warm body. Simply rub the concoction over…

Pomegranate Juice May Give Protection Against Breast Cancer

Pomegranate Juice May Give Protection Against Breast Cancer Regular consumption of pomegranate juice may reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to an…

How to Stay Passionate during Menopause

How to Stay Passionate during Menopause Menopause may refer to the change of life for women. It is time when they,…

6 Herbal Plants Pregnant Women Should Avoid

6 Herbal Plants Pregnant Women Should Avoid Herbal treatments are generally considered to be safe. Despite so, they are not always recommended,…

Herbal Detox for Drug Addiction

Herbal Detox for Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a complex but treatable disease. Treatments for drug addiction vary widely among different countries. In Indonesia, there is one treatment for drug addiction that makes use healing power of plants. This treatment is provided by Pondok Pengobatan Hati Nurani, located in Cibinong,…

Herbal Bath to Ease Fatigue Off

Herbal Bath to Ease Fatigue Off Bathing in a lukewarm water after a long day working is surely a relaxing activity.…

How to Make Healthy Herbalic Beer

How to Make Healthy Herbalic Beer Beer is perhaps the world’s most widely consumed beverage. Most beers are alcoholic and may…