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Natural Juices to Treat and Prevent Anemia

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Anemia is a common condition among people worldwide. Is determined by decreasing the number of red blood cells or decreasing the hemoglobin from these cells. The most common causes of anemia are iron-poor diet and a significant amount of blood loss due bleeding.

In order to be strong and have energy for all the activities and to feel well, I recommend you to take care of your health by using nature as much as you can. In this article you will find some great recipes for a homemade natural juices to treat and prevent anemia.

These juices are rich in iron, being recommended both for treat and prevent anemia and for prevention of iron deficiency.

Natural Juice to Treat and Prevent Anemia based on beetroot, carrot and orange

Beetroot is rich in iron, while carrots contain vitamin B complex that stimulates the formation of red blood cells. Orange as we all know, it has a high content of vitamin C, whose role is to stimulate iron absorption and increase hemoglobin levels.

This juice for anemia  is prepared using a beetroot, a carrot and 6 oranges. The juice is consumed immediately or during the day, while you keep it in the fridge.

Natural Juice to Treat and Prevent Anemia based on spinach, celery and carrot

This natural juice to combat anemia, combat haemolytic anemia. Also, increase the number of platelet. Like carrots, celery is rich in B-complex and vitamin C s, having a high iron content. Spinach, you already know for sure that it contains more iron than any vegetable.

You need 6 carrots, a celery and a few leaves of spinach. Clean celery and carrots and wash well spinach leaves . Cut them all and then put them in the blender. The juice obtained can be used immediately after preparation or the same day. In the latter case, refrigerate the juice.

Treat Your Cold Sores With Natural Remedies

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Cold sores are the most common blisters that occur in and around your lips. According to a study, a staggering 90% of the Americans are susceptible to herpes simplex virus (HSV1). It usually spreads through kissing, sharing drinks, and use of others’ utensils.

Initially, after the infection, cold sores break out oozing bad liquid and they could be pretty ugly, causing embarrassment to you. The healing of these sores will take some time, however, with our natural remedies, you can now make your cold sores vanish earlier than you thought. In this articles you will find out how to treat cold sores with natural remedies.

Treat Your Cold Sores with Natural Remedies

Lysine – It is an essential dietary protein that can be consumed as a supplement. You can find it in fish, egg, chicken, and potatoes. Studies have shown that adding just 3 grams of lysine in your diet helps shorten the cold sore outbreak and avoid recurrences, if any.

Lemon balm – Studies have shown that lemon balm can be used to for faster healing. One particular study has concluded, applying lemon balm on your lips two to four times a day, continuing for a period of five days, promotes quicker healing.

Peppermint oil – This oil is known to inhibit the growth of herpes simplex virus, a lab study concluded. However, there are no actual human studies to strongly vouch for its effectiveness. But, you can try and see the results for yourself, if not healed, least it does is to provide a cool sensation.

Resveratrol – You can find this compound naturally in grapes, red wine, peanuts, and some berries. A few test tube and animal studies have suggested to inhibit the growth of herpes simplex virus. Nevertheless, no studies have been conducted on humans and its effectiveness is still debated. It may prove to a good remedy someday, but until that day, we can keep trying.

One thing you need to keep in mind, cold sores don’t have a treatment yet. The occurrence and healing takes its own time. Whereas, the remedies suggested above can only promote faster healing.

3 Best Natural Remedies to Heal Stretch Marks Fast

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A lot of people, both women and men fight against the terrible problem of stretch marks. Stretch marks, are scars with a specific aspect: the skin is very thin, smooth and slightly wrinkled. The old stretch marks have a pearly white color, while those who appeared recently are red-violet. They appear mostly on the abdomen, breasts, hips, thighs and buttocks.

Although there are no treatments to eliminate stretch marks completely, there are some highly effective natural remedies that could greatly reduce stretch marks, but also prevent their occurrence. Discover, in the following lines, which are most effective natural remedies for stretch marks

  1. Castor Oil – This oil is recommended for wrinkles, age spots or scars left by acne. It also stimulates the growth of hair and eyelashes or eyebrows. If you decide to use castor oil as a cure for stretch marks, rub your skin affected by stretch marks in a circular motion for 15 minutes. Cover yourself with a cotton towel, and massage yourself over the towel using a bottle filled with warm water for 20 minutes. Repeat this process daily, for a month.After a month you will notice that the stretch marks have faded significantly.
  2. Olive Oil – This oil is very rich in nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins that prevent a number of skin problems, including, of course, the stretch marks. Furthermore, olive oil contains omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which improve skin tissue repair. To reduce stretch marks, rub the affected areas with warm olive oil. Obviously, running this massage in circular motions, whose role is to improve circulation. Wait half an hour, during which time the skin will absorb nutrients from the oil, then wash up.
  3. Fresh potato juice – This juice contains vitamins and minerals that stimulate skin cell repair. Accordingly, it is a remedy that should not be ignored if we want to reduce stretch marks appearance. Also, the same juice can also be used to prevent the appearance of stretch marks. Cut the potatoes into thick slices and gently rub them on the areas affected by stretch marks. Leave the juice to dry on the skin, then remove it with warm water. Use this method for reducing stretch 2-3 times a day and you will enjoy the first results in less than two weeks.

Homemade Anti-age Natural Remedies With Semolina

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Semolina porridge is a great anti-age remedy because is rich in calories, very nourishing and gives power and vitality to skin. I know that you wouldn’t think that semolina can be used in cosmetic purposes, so it is time to find out that is very efficient in the fight against wrinkles. I will suggest you 3 natural anti-age remedies that contain as main ingredient semolina.

  1.  Homemade anti-age remedy with semolina, yogurt and honey

Ingredients:

  • 1 spoon of semolina
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • natural yogurt

Preparation: First, mix semolina with honey. Add the yogurt and mix well. Wait until the semolina swell. Apply the obtained mask on your clean face. Leave it to action 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water. After using this mask, you can apply a moisturizer. I usually use oils like avocado, coconut, jojoba oil etc. Use this mask at every 3-4 days for 6-8 weeks.

  1. Homemade anti-age remedy with semolina and coffee

Ingredients:

  • 1 spoon of semolina
  • 2-3 teaspoons of yogurt, milk or cream
  • coffee

Preparation:  Prepare a normal coffee. Mix well the semolina with yogurt, milk or cream. Dilute this mixture with warm coffee. Apply the mask on your face, including the skin around the eyes. Wash the mask with cold water after 10-20 minutes. This mask is great because give back the vigor of the skin very fast.

  1. Homemade anti-age remedy with semolina and powder milk

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons of semolina
  • 2 teaspoons of powder milk
  • warm water

Preparation: Mix the semolina with powder milk. Dilute with warm water until you obtain a paste. Leave the paste until the semolina swell. Apply the mask on your clean face. Leave it on your face until is dry. Rinse and massage your skin.

Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy During Winter

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Cold, wind and humidity can serious affect our skin and it is very important to know how to take care of if during winter. In the cold season, our skin, especially on the face and hands it dries, it become irritated and red. Beside moisturising and nourishing creams with regenerating effect, we should take other precautions to keep our skin soft and beautiful. In this article you will find out some tips that will help you to keep your skin healthy during winter.

Like in the summer when you have to protect our skin of sun, dust and sweat, in the winter is not more easier. During this season we have to protect our skin like we do in the summer.

Winter Tips – Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy During Winter

  1. Do not lick your lips – When your lips are cracked and dried, we tend to lick them. You shouldn’t do this thing anymore. Your lips will not be moisturised, on the contrary, they will dry and crack more. Humidity evaporates quickly and will leave your lips more dried. Use a lip balm to protect you against wind and cold. There are recommended colourless and odorless products. Do not forget to drink more water!
  2. Do not full fill the washing machine tube with clothes – When you wash your clothes, fill just 1/2 of the tube. In this way you will use less detergent and fabric softener and you clothes will wash and rinse better. The detergent from textile will be completely remove and you skin will not be affected.
  3. Be careful of wool clothes –  warm wool clothes that directly touch the skin, it irritate and dry it. Probably you know to itching sensation. Under the wool clothes, wear some cotton blouses.
  4. Exfoliate your skin – Regularly, one time per week, exfoliate your skin. In this way you will remove the dead cells layer and other impurities. In time, your skin will become soft and smooth, without the dried aspect.
  5. Change every week your bed sheets –  Due to sweat and dust, bed sheets became propitious environment for mites development. They irritate and dry your skin.

5 Best ARMS EXERCISES For Women and Men

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Summer is here and not only abs and butt has to looks good. Arms are very important. I know that men are paying more attention to work their arms, but women should also be more interested in this. With time passing women will see bad effects if they will not work their arms.

In this article you will find the best arms exercises , both for women and men. These arms exercises will work the most important muscles that compose the arm (triceps and biceps), but also the shoulders (deltoids).

It is very important to work your shoulders too because, as you know, it will look funny some developed and defined arms without shoulder on their measure. Are your arms prepared for summer? If not, start now!

5 Best arms exercises  for women 

Every women desire long, thin and toned arms. Because women’s organism do not produce testosterone, these exercises will not form you big muscles. In order to see good results, I recommend you to execute these exercises 3 sets x 12-15 repeats.

– pushups between 2 parallel banks

 kickbacks 

– alternately flexion of the arms with dumbbells 

– concentrated Hammer Curls  with a dumbbell

– Six-Way with dumbbells

5 Best arms exercises for men

Men are divided in 2 parts: those who desire massive arms and those who want toned and defined arms. If you include these exercises in your program, you will be pleased by the results indifferently in what camp you are. Execute the exercises  with your own weight 4 sets X 20-25 repeats and the exercises with weights 4 sets X 8-12 repeats.

– Pushups using parallels

– Diamond pushups

– Traction using a bar

– Arms flexion using Z bar

– Pushes from the breast using Z bar

Top 4 Winter Natural Masks

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Winter natural masks are indispensable because the low temperatures during this season affects almost everybody skin. In this period we have to pay more attention in how we take care of our skin.

To pass more easily over  winter and its terribly cold, there are a large number of natural masks for your skin. I will suggest you a several  winter natural masks that I consider them to be the most efficient:

Top 4 winter natural masks

1. Winter natural masks for every type of skin:

Natural mask with banana: Take a quarter of a banana, crush  it until you obtain a nourishing cream (about a teaspoon), then add lemon juice and olive oil (3 drops). This mask is recommended especially for people with dry skin on the face and hands during the winter.

Natural mask with cheese: Mix not very fat cottage cheese (2 teaspoons) with strong brewed tea (one teaspoon) and linseed oil (a teaspoon). Leave the mask about 10 minutes then rinse it with warm water.

2. Winter natural masks for skin rejuvenation:

Natural mask with gelatin: Pour gelatin(10 g)  into cold water, stir and allow to stand for an hour to swell. Then add zinc oxide (10 g) and glycerol (40 g). Heat all this ingredients and leave them to cool. To bring the mask at a liquid consistency it can be heated in a steam bath. Apply the mask on the face using a gauze.

Natural mask with lemon: Mix the lemon juice (one teaspoon) with a fat cream (a teaspoon) and cream (half a teaspoon). Leave it to action at least 10 minutes then rinse the mask with warm water.

3. Winter natural mask for oily skin:

Natural mask with egg: Beat the yolks and mix with lemon juice (one teaspoon), with  finely chopped lemon peel and with bran (2 teaspoons). After using this mask you will see that the excess of sebum will disappear.

4. Winter natural masks for dry skin:

Natural herbal mask: Mix chamomile, plantain and mint (a teaspoon of each) and boil them, then add potato starch (a teaspoon). Herbal mask will help those who noted the excessive flaking of the skin in winter: moisturizes and eliminates the feeling of tightness.

Natural mask with apple: Mix apple juice (one teaspoon) with cheese (2 teaspoons), with half of egg yolk and camphor oil (a teaspoon). Apply the mask obtained on your face.

Homemade Cleansing Mask with Clay and Cocoa

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You have to clean your skin every day, so I will suggest you a homemade cleansing mask with clay and cocoa that is very efficient.

Green Clay (natural miracle) – is a great purifying agent that absorbs the excess of oil , toxic substances and impurities from the skin; tone, stimulate and repair skin cells; soothes inflammations.

White clay (kaolin) – will gently remove the impurities from the skin. Also, it cleanse and stimulate circulation; is suitable for all skin types; The regular use gives you a smooth, refreshing, clean skin. It has disinfecant proprieties  recommended for acne and redness.

Yogurt  serves to cleanse and moisturize.

Honey  is soothing, toning; clean pores, remove impurities.

Tree- tea essential oil has antibacterial  disinfectants, antiseptic, purifying, stimulant and tonic properties.

Ingredients:

– 1.5 teaspoon green-clay;

– 1.5 teaspoon white clay;

– Cocoa (unsweetened and bio) – 1-2 teaspoons;

– ogurt;

– 1 teaspoon of honey ;

– Tea tree oil (or lavender essential oil) – 4 drops;

– orange juice.

Procedure:

Mix all ingredients until it forms a paste. Apply it on your faceand neck a thick layer. Avoid eye area and lips. Allow 10-15 minutes. It is important to prevent the mask to dry. If you do not have white clay (kaolin), you can only use green clay; but for dry skin, delicate and sensitive is advisable to use kaolin. Instead of orange juice can be used lemon juice, but in smaller amounts. Citrus fruits are irritants, so it is better to test before. This mask can be applied once a week. Rinse the skin with cold water in order to close the pores and  then uses a tonic.

I apply after this mask homemade tonic using:

– 100 ml of distilled water;

– 5 drops of tea tree oil

TOP 3 NATURAL SCRUBS FOR BODY

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Our skin needs care this in why we need to apply scrubs for body and face regularly. Cosmetologists says that scrubs helps in exfoliating dead skin layers, tones it and improves the peripheral vasculature and prevents hair growing under the skin. 

Natural scrubs are healthy and doesn’t contains Es that  holds them packaged like the ones from the market. This is why I advise you to use natural solutions. The scrub that you prepare at home, you know for sure what ingredients contains and how fresh it is.

1. Coffee  natural scrub

Coffee scrub recipe is very simple. Mix the cofee with honey. Apply the scrub obtain on the body and massage it. The procedure is perfomed after you have a shower or bath beacause the skin has to be clean. Leave the cofee on your body few minutes.  This scrub will male your skin very soft. Also, the  cofee is fighting with cellulite very effectively when is mixed with olive oil ( you can see the article ” Homemade cellulite scrub)

2. Corn flour natural scrub

In a glass container mix 4 tablespoons of corn flour with 2 teaspoons of sodium bicarbonate. Do not add water in container.  When you are going to use the scurb, pur water in your hand over the mixture and massage gently your body. If you find this scrub too hard,  you can combine it with shower gel.  It’s a very effective scrub, one of the most popular natural scrubs.

3. Brown sugar natural scrub

Mix brown sugar with honey. Apply the composition obtained on body and face and massage as long as it’s necessary. Rinse the skin with warm water. You can also use the white sugar, though the brown one is recommended.

HOMEMADE FACE CREAM FOR DRY SKIN

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Moiturizer creams prevent the elimination of water from the skin, so preventing the skin from drying. This is a very effective moisturizer for dry skin conferring it the instant feeling of a fine and healthy skin that every woman desire.

Ingredients:

    •   3 tablespoons apricot oil
    •   3 tablespoons of avocado oil
    •   3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
    •   3 tablespoons rose water
  •   3 tablespoons beeswax

Procedure: Place the beeswax and the oils in a dish, on a steam bath and stir it until the wax melts and the mixture becomes smooth. Once melted, remove the bowl from heat and let it cool slightly, stirrin continuously. Gradually add rose water and mix using a mixer until the cream becomes creamy.Keep the cream in a closed recipient and store it in the fridge.