Natures cold remedies in your kitchen

Written by Simon Mitchell

Duringrepparttar winter it can be hard to escape that shivery feeling that happens when you get too cold. A good immediate remedy for this is to wrap yourself up in a douvet and stick a hairdryer up it, (making surerepparttar 147227 air flow is not restricted) until you feel warmed up.

Colds arerepparttar 147228 body's escape mechanism. Whenrepparttar 147229 whole system is overloaded it crashes. The body stresses out andrepparttar 147230 immune system drops its threshold. The nose releases toxic wastes inrepparttar 147231 form of mucous andrepparttar 147232 body often aches and feels exhausted. Pay attention to what your body is saying because an unchecked cold can become far more serious if you keep it buried.

If you are one of those people who can tell when you have a cold coming on, then it can be stopped, or at least minimised, in several ways. Firstly, rest is essential. There is no way your body will self-heal in a stressful situation. If you have to work, take it easy or delegate a bit more. Lemon juice, rose hips, parsley (not if you're pregnant) and fresh orange all contain vitamin C, so take them.

Some colds can actually be completely stopped

War of the P Acnes

Written by Naweko San-Joyz

While “War ofrepparttar Worlds” sets a new sales record for Paramount, this Hollywood blockbuster sends a healing message as old as time itself- bacteria are lifesavers.

Even though most microorganisms are invisible torepparttar 147179 human eye, life, as we know it would be utterly impossible without ubiquitous bacteria. We can all enjoyrepparttar 147180 blessings of photosynthesis, digestion andrepparttar 147181 formation of natural gases thanks torepparttar 147182 innate power of bacteria to break down substances.

Ironically, much ofrepparttar 147183 anti-acne industry is built around destroyingrepparttar 147184 widely misunderstood yet biologically necessary bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or p acne bacteria.

All life forms strategize to survive and procreate. Weeds, worms, birds, fungi and bacteria all work to sustain their own lives on this planet. In fact, we humans survive because ofrepparttar 147185 biological games constantly unfolding in our mist.

P acne bacteria are no different. They want and need to survive. Skin bacteria perform an important function. Bacteria userepparttar 147186 secretions of our sweat and sebaceous glands (sebum isrepparttar 147187 oil that makes our skin look shiny) as nutrients. P acnes that are in balance with your body prevent colonization by more harmful bacteria.

P acne bacteria only encourage acne formations ifrepparttar 147188 production of oil onrepparttar 147189 face is excessive. This surplus of oil of prompted by hormonal, nutritional, environmental and/or psychological changes inrepparttar 147190 body. So to prevent acne, you do not what to kill bacteria per se, but keeprepparttar 147191 amount of bacteria on your skin at an optimal balance.

Cont'd on page 2 ==> © 2005
Terms of Use