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Skin Cancer - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Skin cancer is a malignant growth of the external surface or epithelial layer of the skin.Skin cancer is the growth of abnormal cells capable of invading and destroying other associated skin cells. Sa....

Cancer - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Cancer is not just one disease, but a large group of almost 100 diseases. It is a genetic disease, with two main characteristics of uncontrolled growth of the cells in the human body and the ability s....

Naturopathic Medicine for Skin Conditions

Naturopathic Medicine offers a natural form of treatment for skin conditions that relieves the underlying causes and triggers of acne, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and fungal infections.

Sunburn - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

A sunburn is an inflammation or blistering of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun.Sunburn is caused by excessive exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun. There are two types of ultravd....

Psoriasis - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Psoriasis is a chronic, non-contagious disease characterized by inflamed hyperproliferative lesions covered with silvery-white scabs of dead skin.Psoriasis, which affects at least four million Americg....

Chaparral Herbal Remedies

Chaparral has been used traditionally as a remedy for bronchitis, colds, rheumatism, stomach pain, venereal disease, and chicken pox. It promotes sweating and improves the elimination of toxins from the liver and skin. Chaparral's antibacterial activity makes it useful externally for skin abrasions or injuries. It is used as a douche for trichamonas. Chaparral contains NDGA, a substance used by the food industry to prevent fermentation and decomposition; this constituent may account for its a

Herbal Remedies for Sunburn

Sunburn is best treated with soothing and anti-inflammatory herbs in an oil or cream applied topically.

Radiation Injuries - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Radiation injuries are caused by ionizing radiation emitted by such sources as the sun, x-ray and other diagnostic machines, tanning beds, and radioactive elementsreleased in nuclear power plant accis....

Selenium - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Selenium is a nonmetallic element with an atomic number of 34 and an atomic weight of 78.96. Its chemical symbol is Se. Selenium is most commonly found in nature in its inorganic form, sodium selenits....

Bloodroot Herbal Remedies

The bright red rhizome is used to make tinctures and preparations such as salves and ointments for external use. The fresh herb is strongly acrid and can burn the skin or mucous membranes if applied directly. After drying, it loses some of this effect. Bloodroot is commonly used in antiseptic mouthwashes and is sometimes recommended by dentists and oral hygienists to help fight plaque and reduce the incidence of tooth decay and gum disease. Scientific studies have supported this use. The herb is

Carotenoids - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

The term carotenoid refers to a family of about 600 different plant pigments that function as antioxidants. The yellow, orange, and many of the red pigments in fruits, vegetables, and plant materialss....

Linoleic Acid - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Linoleic acid is a colorless to straw-colored liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid (CHO) of the omega-6 series. Linoleic and another fatty acid, gamma-linolenic, or gamolenic, produce compounds called pt....

Vitamin D - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is essential for strong teeth and bones. There are two major forms of vitamin D: D or ergocalciferol and D or cholecarciferol. Vitamin D can be synthesized by they....

Rosemary - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Rosemary, a herb whose botanical name is , is a sun-loving shrub, native to the south of France and other Mediterranean regions. It is widely cultivated for its aromatic and medicinal properties. Thin ...

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List of Entries - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

AbscessAcidophilusAcneAconiteAcupressureAcupunctureAdemetionineAdie's pupilAfrican pygeumAgastacheAgingAIDSAlcoholismAlexander techniqueAlfalfaAlismaAllergiesAllium cepaAloeAlpha-hydroxyAlzheise...

List of Entries - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

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