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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Typical Teen Home Remedies

Acne
*vitamin A & vitamine E- once daily
*brown sugar- in face wash
*Grated cucumber- apply over the face, eyes, and neck for fifteen to twenty minutes
eating right & exercising- three meals a day, lots of water, avoid sugar, strong tea or coffee, condiments, soft drinks, candies, ice cream, refined & processed foods
*Hot Epsome Salt Bath- 2x a week, add 1 ½ kg (about 3 1/2 lbs, 6C) of Epsom salts to 60 L (16 gal) of water having a temperature of about 37°C (about 97°F). remain in the bath tub for 25-35 mins till sweating freely. After the bath, cool off gradually

Menstral Cramps
*hot compress- Soak a towel in warm water, wring it out, & apply to lower abdomen
*drink a lot of warm liquids- chamomile tea & honey, gingerroot tea

Sunburn
*aloe vera or vinegar- it will stop inflammation & pain
*mustard oil- rub on the affected skin & allow to it dry, this will take out the heat from the skin
*Baking Powder Bath w/ a few drops pf Lavender & Chamomile oil
*Do not use harsh soaps to wash sun burn

Bruises
*Comfrey Tea- on the bruise will prevent discoloration of skin & reduce pain
*Ice Pack- reduce pain & inflammation
*Heating Pads- A day after using ice packs, apply heating pad to affected area, this will dilate blood vessels & improve circulation
*During the first 24hrs avoid activities that might increase swelling; taking hot showers, using hot tubs, or hot packs

Disclamer: I am not a doctor. If your condition worsens you should seek medical help

Source: www.home-remedies-for-you.com

Peace, Love, & Flowers
Nija

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