Alarming statistics indicate that drug-resistant skin infections are on the rise and, unfortunately, many drugs commonly used for such infections are sometimes ineffective because of antibiotic resistance. The explosive growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has led to a resurgence of interest in the use of natural remedies, many of which have a rich history of use by our ancestors. Here are six ways to treat a skin infection naturally using medicinal herbs, honey, essential oils, and probiotics.
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Just two decades ago we knew very little about the role of the microbiome in human health. Today, it’s one of the hottest topics in both the scientific literature and the popular media. But while most studies so far have focused on the microbes that live in the gut, researchers are now turning their attention to the skin microbiome—with fascinating results.
People are told to slather on the sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun, but could we be doing more harm than good?
The aluminum found in many deodorants could contribute to diseases such as breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Find out what you should use instead.
Is your makeup increasing your toxic burden? Find out which common chemicals found in cosmetics you might want to avoid.
Are everyday products like soap, shampoo, and lotion exposing you to harmful chemicals? Learn why what you put on your skin may be an even greater risk for toxin exposure than what you put in your mouth.