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Home Remedies for Cellulitis

Home Remedies for Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a common problem but it could pose a serious skin infection. It can affect the deeper layers of the skin and the subcutaneous tissues. It is caused due to Staphylococcus and Streptococcus bacteria. However, there are various types of bacteria that may lead to this condition. It usually occurs in areas where the skin has broken open such as, Cut Scrape Insect btie Ulcer Burn Surgical wound Eczema Psoriasis Fungal infection Bacteria are generally present on the skin surface without causing any harm. But when they go deep into the layers of the skin, it causes infections. The…

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Home Remedies to Treat Chigger Bites

Home Remedies to Treat Chigger Bites

Chigger bites are also known as berry bugs, harvest mites or red mites. They are tiny red mites belonging to the arachnid family. These mites are usually found outdoors, especially in grassy fields, forest and slightly moist areas alongside lakes and streams. Their tiny claws allow them to attach tightly to human beings and animals. These mites are so small that they can be seen only through magnifying glass. It is difficult to spot them with naked eyes and hence it difficult to prevent from getting bitten. Symptoms of Chigger Bites Chigger bites may not be instantly felt but the…

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Home Remedies for Candida

Home Remedies for Candida

Candida infection is caused due to Candida albicans which is also responsible for many other skin related ailments. Due to the overgrowth of this yeast fungus, many skin diseases such as diaper rash, thrush and yeast infection in women are caused. However this is not a serious condition, but it is important to treat Candida infection as soon as the symptoms are noticed. Early treatment will not only minimize the discomfort but also will reduce the risk of infection spreading further and its susceptibility to more serious conditions. Candida is normally present on the skin, in the mouth, in the…

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Home Remedies to Treat Calluses

Home Remedies to Treat Calluses

Callus is also known as callosity which corresponds to a toughened skin area that has become thick and hard due to repeated friction, pressure or other irritation. It usually develops on the feet. It is seen in the bottoms of the feet and the underside of the big toe. Sometimes calluses also develop on the hands, fingers or other parts of the body where there is repeated friction. The major factors for the calluses developing on the feet are, Dry skin Too much friction in one particular area Repeated rubbing caused by ill-fitted shoes High-heeled shoes Foot deformities Wearing shoes…

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Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Spots on Skin

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Spots on Skin

Over exposure to the Sun causes damages to the skin. It increases the production of cells called as melanocytes in the skin. These cells are responsible for the skin turning darker. The dark patches on the skin are known as dark spots, age spots, brown spots, sun spots and liver spots. Dark spots commonly appear in areas like face, back, neck, chest, shoulders and hands. Causes of Dark Spots The following are some of the main causes of dark spots, Sun exposure Aging Genetics Stress Pregnancy Vitamin deficiencies Weak liver functioning The dark spots are usually harmless but it affects…

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Home Remedies to Get Rid of Brown Spots

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Brown Spots

In this rapidly changing environment, our skin goes through a lot of damages. These damages may be caused due to pollution, free radicals, exposure to Sun or aging. Staying outdoors most of the time develops brown spots on the skin that makes the skin appear darker. This is due to the increased production of cells called as melanocytes that increases melanin in the skin. The dark patches formed on the skin are known as brown spots, age spots, dark spots, sun spots and liver spots. These brown spots generally appear on the exposed skin areas like face, back, neck, chest,…

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How to Cure Boils on Inner Thighs

How to Cure Boils on Inner Thighs

Boil is medically known as furuncle. It is an acute infection of the hair follicle in any part of the body. It is also known as skin abscess. It occurs on face, armpits, back of the neck, throat, groin, buttocks and inner thighs as well. Boils are characterized by small bumps with white or yellow centers that can spread further. When the pus builds up inside the boils, it becomes bigger in size as well as painful. Boils are mainly caused by staphylococcal bacteria. But there are several other factors that make the body susceptible to boils. Damaged hair follicle…

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Home Remedies to Reduce Body Heat

Home Remedies to Reduce Body Heat

Body heat is also known as “heat stress”. It is a common health issue that occurs due to exposure to high temperatures. When the body is said to be affected by this, it means that the body is unable to withstand the heat or not able to cool down to the normal range of 36.5-37.5 degree Celsius. Normally, body has a mechanism to let out the heat through sweat. But when the temperature of the body increases and it is not able to cool down even by sweating, the problem arises. Factors for Body Heat The following are the factors…

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Home Remedies for Blind Pimple

Home Remedies for Blind Pimple

Pimples can be painful and unpleasant as it brings down the entire personality of a person. But a blind pimple is even worse as it is deep within the skin and closer to the nerves. It is more painful than the pimples occurring externally. Similar to other pimples, it is also caused by overactive sebaceous glands under the skin that produces excess oil that ultimately resulting in clogged pores. But it does not cause the typical white heads as it if formed under the skin. These pimples may occur on the nose, behind the ears or on the face. They…

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Home Remedies for Dark Spots on the Face

Home Remedies for Dark Spots on the Face

Dark spots on the face affect the personality of a person. It makes the skin look dull and the aged. There are several ways by which the dark spots can be lightened or eliminated completely. These dark spots occur due to excess melanin secretion sometimes. It leads to lower self-esteem and can be embarrassing as well. We have several treatments for dark spots on face such as acid peels and laser surgeries. But there are several home remedies for dark spots on the face which are as effective as the conventional methods. Factors Causing Dark Spots Over exposure to Sun…

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