In Case You Missed It: Alternative Health Secrets From India

Dr. Oz examines the healing potential of ayurveda – an ancient practice that promotes harmony among the mind, body and spirit.

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Flowers for Healthy Skin

These pretty petals can be the secret to glowing, healthy skin.


Lavender: Dry Skin

  • Hydrates and improves dry and scaly skin
  • Look for it in moisturizing creams for your eyes, face and body.


Echinacea: Blemishes

  • Kills bacteria and reduces swelling.
  • Look for facial soaps, masks and toners containing echinacea.

Feverfew: Eczema or Psoriasis

  • When purified, it contains powerful anti-inflammatory compounds that calm and soothe skin.
  • Look for it in moisturizers and cleansers.


Rose: Reverse Sun Damage

  • Rose hips are used to make an antioxidant-rich oil.
  • Prevents and treat sun damage.
  • Look for rose hips or Rosa canina in facial serums and creams.

Killer Clog in Your Throat: Solutions

Would you know how to handle an obstructed airway? Dr. Oz tells you the lifesaving information you need to know.

Choking Solution: Heimlich Maneuver

Four Steps:

1: Make a fist with one hand.

2. Reach around the victim.

3. Grab fist with opposite hand just above the navel.

4. Do 5 abdominal thrusts

Bronchitis Solutions:

For bacterial bronchitis, you need antibiotics.

For viral bronchitis:

  • Use an expectorant to dislodge phlegm.
  • Humidifiers and heat may help, too.
  • Research shows South African geranium may decrease mucous and has anti-viral properties. You can find it in health food stores.