Use oils to heal

By Lachmi Deb Roy Essential oils have potent medicinal properties, but using them the wrong way could be disastrous. Here’s how to use these to treat everything from cramps to confusion. The word “essential” denotes that the oil has the essence of the source plant. These oils are commonly sourced from leaves, twigs, wood pulp or bark tissue. Dr Pradeep MK Nair, nature cure physician, National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune, says, “In the current era of advanced medical technology, where every intervention comes with a known side-effect, the use of essential…

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Home Remedies for Chickenpox

Chickenpox is caused by the virus known as varicella-zoster and spreads easily from one person to another. This disease can spread through air or contact with saliva, mucus, or fluid from blisters of an infected individual. The infected person is contagious from a day or two before the rashes appear, until the time when all the blisters have dried. It usually takes 10-21 days for the symptoms to develop the symptoms after being exposed to the virus. The most common symptoms are an itchy rash and red spots or blisters all…

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