What is Fever? Medically define fever is a temporary body temperature rise above the normal range of 36-37°C (96-99ºF), often due to certain illness. When you are sick, having fever is a common medical sign, because fever provides the kind of environment for our white blood cell to fight against any invading organism. Virus and … Continue reading Facts You Should Know About Fever?
What is Arthritis? Arthritis is an inflammation of joint. According to Zimmerman (2016), “arthritis is an over surplus of acids and waste material in the body. A faulty diet fills the system with uric acid and poisons which the liver, kidneys, and bladder are not able to throw off.” Based on psychology factors, Louise Hay … Continue reading How to Treat Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis?
There is a Chinese proverb saying "one whiteness can substitute for three physical unattractiveness." This is why people are crazy on whitening products and willing to spend more on it. In the market, most of the common skin lightening products available is with ingredients of hydroquinone, (HQ), kojic acid, arbutin, catechins, and azelaic acid. The … Continue reading Is Lemon Essential Oil for Skin Whitening?
What is Hydrosol? Hydrosols or hydrolates are the condensate water produced during distillation of plant material for aroma therapeutic purposes. Hydrosol contain all of the plant in every drop, it is gentlest and safest aromatics use in caring for your skin. What is Not Hydrosol? Water with fragrance oil or essential oils added is not … Continue reading 6 Favorite Ways to Use Hydrosol
Geranium essential oil is one of my favorite and it is also a must have essential oils for female. Geranium oil has sweet and gentle aroma of roses, it can awaken our inner female sensibility, intuition and creativity. Profile Common Name Geranium Botanical Latin Name Pelargonium graveolens Botanical Family Geraniaceae Place of Origin South Africa … Continue reading Geranium Essential Oil
During a weekend, my parents and I traveled to Fraser Hills for two days one night herb camp. During the camp, my mum gets a stung by a bee. She felt a sharp pain at her index finger when she tried to chase away the bee. The bee died after it stung. My mum removed … Continue reading Bee Stings Treatment with Essential Oils
It is now very common to hear people say about G6PD deficiency, such as “My child has G6PD deficiency… what foods to avoid?” Yes, G6PD deficiency is prevalence in worldwide, affecting 10% of the world population with approximately 400 million people. In Malaysia, around 1 in 10 children are G6PD deficiency. What is G6PD deficiency? … Continue reading Essential Oils Should be Avoided by Persons with G6PD Deficiency?
Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) comes from lavare, meaning "to wash" in Latin. From ancient Greece, it is use to ease anger and purify the body and mind. Lavender essential oil is a MUST HAVE essential oils in your cabinet. Lavender is used for many conditions, it is like an archetype of a mother who take care … Continue reading Lavender Essential Oil
I remember I attended a class previously, the organizer burned peppermint essential oil which immediately makes me feel uncomfortable, heart beat increased and nausea. During the short period of rest, I checked through the essential oil label and it written Peppermint “therapeutic essential oil” but there is no Latin botanical name provided. I told the … Continue reading Peppermint vs Cornmint Essential Oil
I remembered that in the same year, I had involved in two small car accidents. Thankfully, everything is fine except my car. Although without any major injuries and no indication for hitting my head. I find that my body has some effects result from the car accident, emotionally and physically affected. My neck muscle pulling … Continue reading Post-traumatic Stress After an Accident, How to Take Care?