Tag: natural

Fun in The Sun With a Natural SPF

Do you remember those hot summer days at the beach when your parents slathered white sunscreen all over your body? While you squirmed to get out of their hands to run across the scorching sand and dive into the ocean, you wondered, “what’s all this white stuff?”. Sunscreen is used to protect the skin against

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Ashwagandha, the Indian Ginseng

Withania somnifera means “sleep inducing.” However, it’s better known as ashwagandha, a recognized sleep aid for at least 2,500 years in the Ayurvedic traditions of India. A member of the nightshade family, this herb has other beneficial effects such as reducing the effects of stress. Ashwagandha balances thyroid hormones and cortisol levels. In addition to

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Out Darn Age Spots!

As the name suggest, age spots may be attributed to aging skin – sometimes referred to as solar lentigines liver or sun spots. Doctors can’t say with 100% certainty why age spots develop on some people and not on others. Generally speaking age spots are more common in adults over 50. But, that’s not to

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