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Olive Oil Treatment: Get Rid of Head Lice Naturally by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Image via Wikipedia Well, it has happened.  My daughter’s best friend had head lice, which of course puts my family at high risk for contracting this parasite.  I immediately reread Jessica Gottlieb’s post  Head Lice (Leave M ... Read on »
How do I know if my child has head lice? OMG! Now what do I do? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:20pm How do I know if my child has head lice? OMG! Now what do I do? The only real way to be sure your child really has head lice is to find a live louse or a nit. The nits are much easier to find than the head lice. Lice are not only tiny, they are incredibly fast and they are very difficult to find. Nits are the tiny lice eggs glued to the hair s ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »
Is Your Olive Oil Really Olive Oil? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 4:39am For thousands of years, humans have been picking, prizing, and pressing the fatty drupes found among the oblong leaves of the gnarled, twisted olive tree into rich, green-gold extra virgin olive oil. And for almost as many thousands of years, humans have been coming up with ways to fake it, to pass off cheaper, less delicious, less nutritious o ... Read on »
Organic Health and Tea Tree Oil by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 12:11am I love hanging around in the bookstores on the weekends as I can take time to read up some organic health books on the shelves. Though the internet is a great source of information, flipping the pages of health books and magazines is still my favourite past time. It is inspiring to discover new information on alternative therapies. I have a ... Read on »
Lice Lice Baby by Mia Patient Expert Posted Sat 09 Jan 2010 6:51pm 1 Comment Yep, it is certain.  If you have never experienced lice infestation, you have not lived a full life.  Four years ago Diva had lice.  Not the oh look there is a nit on her hair, lice; but rather the oh my EFFING God there are bugs on my kids head, lice!  She had started a new daycare and this daycare had a pool.  So when she sta ... Read on »
Head Lice! by Dr. Country Doctor .. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 10:12pm Back in medical school a professor once said if there are a number of treatments for one illness that means none of them work terribly well. Yesterday a nasty case of head lice came in the form of a ten year old girl with an otherwise beautiful head of thick brown hair. There weren't just a few knits, they were everywhere. Immediately everyo ... Read on »
Health Benefits of Coconut Oil. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 1:02pm The health benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV and cancer, dental care, and bone strength. These benefits of coconut oil can be attribute ... Read on »
Benzyl alcohol lotion proven to kill head lice safely by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am A new FDA-approved, non-neurotoxic treatment for head lice using benzyl alcohol has been found to have an average of 91.2 percent treatment success rate after one week, and to be safe in humans from six months of age and up. This is the finding ... Read on »
Im oil pulling. by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 4:05am I Facebook’ed from grocery—you responded. First, YOU PEOPLE ROCK . Im woman enough to admit Ive purchased coconut oil a few times.  And never used. I knew it would cure my dryass elbows struggle with dry patches of skin. I semi-recalled people wiser than I cooked and baked with it (yes Im looking at YOU oh SpaBettie and Pu ... Read on »