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Pimples and Spots
What is it?
They are small, raised, inflamed areas on the skin containing pus. They usually occur at the roots of hairs when natural hair oil and skin keratin clog skin pores. When there is a rash of pimples, the condition is called acne. In some cases pimples are caused by certain foods, cosmetics, soaps to which people may have an allergy.
Raised skin, inflamed skin, skin rash, pus.
Conventional Practice:
Apart from possbile recommending various skin creams and lotions, conventional doctors have little to offer for commonplace pimples and spots. They may advise the sufferer to avoid oily or fatty foods. They may also prescribe creams and anti-acne preparations.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info

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