A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Cornstarch, Cornflower

Cornstarch, cornflower, or maize starch or maize is the starch obtained from the corn grain or wheat. The starch is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel and is a popular food ingredient used in sauces and soups.

Cornstarch, Cornflower - Home remedy for Bleeding: This remedy works a lot like cayenne pepper. Put cornstarch on the area where there is  bleeding. It will help it to stop immediately. This remedy can be used on animals as well as humans.  

Cornstarch, Cornflower – Home remedy for Jock Itch: You must use it when your body is dry after you have had a bath. Cornstarch can prevent chafing. Apply it a couple times per day for up to two weeks.

Cornstarch, Cornflower - Home remedy for Perspiration (Excessive Sweating):  Apply corn starch powder generously under your armpits or in the areas which sweat excessively. Then dust off the excess cornstarch.

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Health Issues

Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)