Causes of Split Ends & Prevention Tips

Generally, split ends in the hair or Trichoptilosis are common for dry hair.
Split ends occur when the protective layer of the hair, or cuticle, becomes damaged. It is usually caused by frequent washing, excessive dying, vigorous brushing, overuse of chemicals. All these weaken the hair, strip away the cuticle, and make the middle layer, or more...

Prenatal diagnosis: The Amniocentesis Test

Amniocentesis, or an amniotic fluid test (AFT), is a prenatal test that is used to diagnose chromosomal and genetic birth defects.
Generally, amniocentesis can detect the following disorders and defects:

Edwards syndrome,
Down syndrome,
Patau syndrome,
Turner syndrome,
Klinefelter syndrome,
Sickle-cell disease,
Tay-Sachs disease,
Neural tube defects, such as Spina bifida and Anencephaly.

Amniocentesis has been proven to be 99% accurate in diagnosing the above more...

Egg, Honey & Olive Oil Hair Mask Recipe

2 eggs
1 tbsp. Honey
2 tbsp. Olive Oil
Mix two whole eggs with two tablespoons of olive oil. Add the honey and mix further.
Smooth through hair. Cover your hair with a plastic bag and leave for one hour. Rinse well with warm water and then shampoo as usual.
Apply this mask at least once a week and you will more...

Raw Tomato Juice for Acne Home Treatment

The tomato is known for its antioxidant qualities.
It can help prevent the skin being damaged at the cellular levels.
Apart from that, tomato is very effective in tightening up the pores of the skin.
One of the popular remedies for acne treatment is to apply raw tomato juice on damaged skin areas at least 2 times a more...

Honey & Avocado Facial Mask for Dry Skin

1/4 Avocado
1 tbsp. Honey
Place 1/4 of peeled avocado in a small bowl and mix thoroughly with a fork until it is smooth.
Add the honey and mix further.
You can also mix the ingredients in the blender or a food processor for an extra smooth mask.
Apply to washed face.
Allow mask to set for 10-15 minutes.
Rinse with cool more...

Castor Oil for Thicker Eyelashes!

An external application of castor oil on your eyelashes makes them grow thick and long, and can keep them from breaking.
Apply castor oil daily on your eyelashes and leave it overnight.
Within no time you will get beautiful and healthy eyelashes!
Do not use this remedy if you are allergic to castor oil. more...

Natural Hair Care - Protein Shampoo

Protein shampoos are especially useful when hair styling is made difficult by hair damage from dyeing, permanent waving or daily grooming.
Protein shampoos easily remove oil and chemical buildup, and makes hair strong and very manageable.
Actually, there are two types of protein shampoo:
The first type contains a simple fiber derived from eggs, milk, soya, gelatin or more...

Raw Cabbage Juice for Stomach Ulcers

Raw cabbage juice is an excellent cleanser of the body. It is a rich source of vitamin C, iron and calcium.
Raw cabbage juice is effective in natural treatment of:

high blood pressure,
digestion problems,

Cabbage juice has been proven to be of great value in treating stomach ulcers. It contains glutamine and S-methylmethionine, two compounds with anti-ulcer properties. more...

Health Benefits of Raw Grape Juice

Grape Juice has a high content of vitamins C and K. Vitamin K is needed by the body for coagulation (or the clotting of blood).Daily raw grape juice may also benefit short-term memory, coordination and balance.
Grape juice is a rich source of polyphenols, which are antioxidants. Polyphenols remove free radicals and decrease cell damage, more...

Nutritional Value of Raw Apple Juice

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
Raw apple juice is invaluable in the maintenance of good health and in the treatment of many deseases.
It is especially advised for thouse who would like to start a raw juice diet and older people.
Apple juice is a good source of B vitamins (В1, В2, B5, В6), which more...

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