Beijing Grass for skin health, have you heard of Beijing Grass before? Some call it as angel grass, ya pak king or in Malay Rumput Siti Khadijah. It looks a little bit like cow grass, but it has longer leaf and flowers with a long stalk. Its scientific name is Murdannia loriformis. It is quite popular in Thailand and is known to stimulate the immune system especially for those suffering from cancer.
Besides its efficacy to treat symptoms of cancer, some use it to alleviate various skin issues such as psoriasis and eczema. Beijing Grass grow like weeds in my garden. It does help my eczema condition especially when it gets itchy and when it flares up. Not so long ago, a family member was having itchy rashes. I introduced Beijing Grass to him too. After taking the grass for a few days, the rashes subsided miraculously!
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We’ll explore the skin benefits using hyaluronic acid, saffron and aloe vera. The ageing process involves reduced collagen synthesis and also loss of skin moisture. Most older people have dry and itchy skin due to ageing.
I was introduced to the hyaluronic acid serum by a friend and was amazed that it helped my skin tremendously. I was battling red, flaky and irritated skin during that time. However, the price of that product was too pricey. I started exploring it and found that the La Aureum Serum suits my needs. Since I’m making this to suit irritated skin, naturally I wanted to add some beneficial ingredients. Most importantly, it has to be much cheaper than the one that I bought and suits my skin.
Now, let’s explore the individual benefit of hyaluronic acid, saffron and aloe vera extract.
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Hi! Welcome to my blog again. In my opinion, managing eczema for our sanity is an important topic. We want to know what are the best treatment options available for this disorder. Do you know that depression is a side effect of having skin disorders? The constant itch, redness and the ugly appearance of the skin can drive them crazy.
Nowadays, in the current IT era, a lot of information is at our fingertips. We can Google for medical advises on treatments and post questions in Facebook groups. Being overwhelmed with so much information, we will have a hard time grasping the information found online. Some took the advice of ‘online experts’ on certain medical practices. I would say that it’s alright to search online for information but it is always best not to trust everything that is written. What work for others may not work for you.
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Eczema and food relations, are they related? Well, in my opinion, yes! I’ll share my experience with regards to eczema and food relations. Now we know that eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis is the resultant of the overactive immune system. Eczema is a condition that makes the skin dry, red, scaly and itchy. Sadly, this condition has no cure at the moment, one can only self-manage it. Eczema management aims to prevent more flares and reduce itchiness so that one can be as comfortable as possible. Eczema gets very itchy especially at night, often disrupting sleep and rest. As a result, an eczema sufferer becomes moody, irritated and depressed. It’s like a snowball effect, it feels like there’s isn’t any quality of life. Not to mention the stares that one gets from the public. Sounds bad? Yes, it is. Only the person who suffers from it feels the pain associated with it. Now, let us explore on eczema and food relations in this article.
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Natural glycerine in soap is naturally produced during soap making and is a very valuable product in the pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industry. Before we delve more on glycerine let us look at the definition of soap first. A search in Dictionary.com defines soap as “a substance used for washing and cleansing purposes, usually made by treating a fat with an alkali, as sodium or potassium hydroxide, and consisting chiefly of the sodium or potassium salts of the acids contained in the fat.”
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Goat milk has many wonderful benefits for the skin. If you want to know how this yummy white liquid can be beneficial for your skin, read on. If you have dry and irritated skin after using synthetic soap, why not change to a mild soap such as the goat milk handmade soap? What’s the difference between handmade soap and synthetic soap? I’ll explain the difference in the next post in detail.
Goat milk soap is gentle on all skin types and protects the skin from damages. Using this will aid in the reduction of redness, itchiness and therefore calms the skin. It contains fat molecules, minerals, vitamins and alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) that’s superb for dry and sensitive skin. It helps to relieve eczema and psoriasis symptoms too.
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In commercially produced soap, glycerine is extracted to be sold to pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries as they are valuable. Commercial soaps usually contain surfactants such as sodium lauryl sulfate, foaming agents and preservatives such as EDTA and a host of other ingredients which names are difficult to pronounce for the laymen. These chemicals are irritating to the skin and also not environmental friendly.
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