Obesity in women may be a cause for hair loss. In our clinical practice we have observed a large number of obese women having thin hair. This may be due to obesity related health conditions like- diabetes. Some underlying causes for obesity, like thyroid problems, can also cause hair loss.
Geranium plant also known as panneer ele or panneer soppu in kannada. Its origin is traced back to Egypt. Europeans gardeners used this plant to ward off evil spirits. The culinary use of geranium leaves is popular in some part of world. In India it is usually used in between floral garlands to enhance the aroma. The mixed aroma of jasmine flowers and geranium gives a divine feeling.
Everyone loves to have clean, clear, glowing, young looking skin. Skin is the largest organ of body which protects body from harmful elements of environment. It is constantly exposed to external pollutants, radiations and injuries.
Tomato is an edible fruit and belongs to nightshade family or Solanaceae. It is almost sour to taste. Tomato is a rich source of vitamins (vitamins A and C), anti oxidants and folic acid. Tomatoes contain an important pigment “lycopene”. This pigment is responsible for red colour of tomatoes.
Rasa dhatu is formed when agni digests food. When food is completely digested with the help of normally secreted digestive juices, the nutritive part of the digested food is called as rasa. This nutritive juice nourishes all cells and tissues of body. It is analogous to extra cellular and intracellular fluids.
Hormonal imbalances in adolescence cause oily skin. This type of skin is common in teenagers. The oil secretion in skin increases during teen age and decreases as age advances. Hormonal imbalance may appear during pregnancy and menopause, which lead to increase secretion of oil from oil glands of skin. Contraceptive pills and cosmetics also tend to increase the oil secretion.
Microscopic section of the skin show two distinct parts. Epidermis is the top most layer. The upper layer of epidermis contains dead cells which gradually cast off . These cells are gradually replaced by fresh new cells produced by basal layer which is the lower layer of epidermis.