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Friday, 25 January 2019

Seizures or Convulsions: How to Treat and Prevent Febrile Convulsions in Children at Home


Convulsion is usually a sudden uncontrollable attack or violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles. Experts say convulsions or seizures occur due to sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain - which brings about changes in an individual’s consciousness.They also say this can well be managed at home.
Sudden high temperatures should be watched (Photo: Google images)

Friday, 18 January 2019

Eat the Rainbow: The Many Health Benefits of Consuming Multicoloured Fruits and Vegetables


Have you ever thought that the colours of what you feed on could be important; what significance do these colours really have for you? Now, there are seven colours that make up the ‘spectrum’ or colours of the rainbow. When I was a small boy in the village we heard, and even sometimes on our own made up stories of all sorts. Nature has in a way built in all these colours into the foods, especially fruits and vegetables that we need to eat for optimum health.

Eat variety of colours (photo: Google images)

Friday, 11 January 2019

Therapeutic uses of Ginger: Treat Cough, Sore throat, Make Ginger Tea, and more


Ginger is a perennial plant having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reed-like stems. It is a knotted, underground stem packed full with nature's healing properties. Apart from its many therapeutic uses, ginger is a popular food seasoning used widely in Asian cookery. The US National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus website states that the chemicals packed in ginger may be effectual in reducing nausea and inflammation. The chemicals in this potent herb according to research, work majorly in the stomach and intestines. They have also been seen to be able to affect the brain and nervous system, and the herbal root has been effectively applied in the treatment of many ailments such as cough, sore throat, etc.
Ginger home remedy (photo: google images)