Dental & Oral Health

Neem (Azadirachta indica) – Benefits and Uses

Benefits of Neem: Skin Health Known as the “Queen of the Skin,” Neem’s contribution in topical and internal support for skincare is one of Neem’s greatest glories. The calming, cooling and anti-inflammatory properties pacifies heat, redness, itchiness and all skin diseases. Apply a neem paste topically for skin diseases (see recipe below). First-Aid The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal composition makes it a valuable first-aid tool not only to clean and disinfect wounds ... READ MORE

The Low Down on “Oil Pulling”

One of the finer crazes of the alternative/natural health scene today, Oil Pulling has been part of the Ayurvedic daily routine for thousands of years, and for many more reasons than just teeth-whitening and cosmetic benefits. In the Sanskrit, “Gandusha” means keeping the oil in the mouth, and “Kavala” means to swish it. Swishing oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes daily claims to deliver a catalogue of health benefits: ... READ MORE