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1.St. John's Wort
St. John s wort is a plant with bright yellow flowers. The flowers have been used to ease symptoms of depression and menopause. St. John s wort has also been applied as an ointment to help promote healing in skin problems, such as scarring and psoriasis. St. John s wort can be taken as a pill, powder, or extract. It can also be applied as an oil or...
Score: 100%
 
2.Zinc
Zinc is an essential nutrient found in meat, dairy, and nuts. It has been used to help the body fight illness, improve digestion, and promote healing in wounds and skin infections. It is also used to treat zinc deficiency. Zinc can be taken as a pill, liquid, syrup, or lozenge. Zinc can also be applied to the skin and has been used to prevent sunbu...
Score: 97%
 
3.Aging Skin
The substances collagen and elastin give skin its firmness and elasticity. With age, though, the collagen and elastin content of the skin gradually decreases. As a result, the skin becomes looser, weaker, less elastic, and drier. In addition, the fat pads under the skin begin to disappear. Wrinkles form, and the skin begins to sag. This gradual los...
Score: 96%
 
4.Sunburn
We're all familiar with sunburn the short-term skin inflammation caused by overexposure to the sun. Besides the familiar redness, pain, blistering, and flaking, overexposure to sunlight can lead to long-term skin damage, including premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. The chief culprit in sunburn is not the sun's heat but its ultrav...
Score: 96%
 
5.Arginine
Arginine is an amino acid found in the body. It has been taken to lower blood pressure, improve heart function, and increase sex drive. Arginine can be taken as a pill or powder. Arginine can also be applied as a paste. It has been used to ease tooth sensitivity. 2 to 10 grams once daily Editorial process and description of evidence categories can ...
Score: 94%
 
6.Rhubarb
Rhubarb is a plant that is used in cooking and baking. The root has been used to ease digestion and improve organ function. Its leaves are poisonous and should not be eaten. Rhubarb can be taken as a juice or syrup. It can also be taken as a pill, powder, or extract. The root can also be made into a tea. The root can also be applied as a cream and ...
Score: 93%
 
7.Minor Burns
Burns can be caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, and sun exposure. They vary in severity from causing minor pain to being life-threatening. First-degree burns are the mildest type, only damaging the top layer of skin. The skin gets red, painful, and tender. Though the skin may swell, no blisters form and the area turns white when touched. Secon...
Score: 93%
 
8.Eczema
Eczema is irritation to the outer layers of the skin. It causes an itchy, red rash. Scratching makes the rash worse. It is treated with skin care, medicines, and UV light therapy. Some people turn to natural therapies to further manage symptoms. Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at 1106577 /tnp/Natural and Altern...
Score: 90%
 
9.Vitamin A
Vitamin A is found in apples, dairy, and greens. Vitamin A helps the body fight off illness and improve vision. It has been used to help fight off infections in infants and to help the body fight off viruses like HIV and measles. It is used in people who lack vitamin A. Vitamin A can be taken as a pill. It can also be applied to the skin and injec...
Score: 90%
 
10.Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease affecting the fatty sheath that covers nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord. This sheath, made of a substance called myelin, normally insulates the nerve fibers, allowing nerve impulses to move swiftly and efficiently between brain, spinal cord, and body. In MS, patchy areas of this insulating material are ...
Score: 90%
 

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