Frankincense Essential oil

FRANKINCENSE:- THE QUALITY INCENSE

FRANKINCENSE OIL is from the genus boswellia and sourced from the resin of the boswellia carterii that’s commonly grown in Somalia. This tree is different from many others in that it can grow with little soil in dry conditions. The word FRANKINCENSE comes from the term “franc encens”which means quality incense in old French.

Frankincense oil is used by either inhaling the oil or absorbing it through the skin, usually mixed with a carrier oil(jojoba, olive). It is believed that the oil transmits messages to the limbic system of the brain which is known to influence nervous system

It has broad range of uses from enhancing the spiritual and meditative practice to use in beauty routines.It has an earthy, uplifting aroma that’s perfect for grounding and spiritual connectedness.

BENEFITS OF FRANKINCENSE OIL
Helps reduce stress reaction and negative emotions.
Helps boost immune system function and prevent illness.
May help fight cancer or deal with chemotherapy side effects.
Astringent and can kill harmful germs and bacteria.
Heals skin and prevents signs of aging.
Balance hormonal level.
Acts as a sleep aid.

It can be uses as stress-relieving bath soak, natural household cleaner and as an anti aging oil.

FRANKINCENSE INTERACTIONS/SIDE EFFECTS
Sometimes this oil can cause certain reactions which includes minor skin rashes, digestive problems like nausea or stomach ache.

Frankincense has blood thinning effects,so anyone who has problems related to blood clotting should not use this oil.

“Beautiful skin requires commitment,not a miracle”

Dr.Shireesha Maddali AROMATHERAPIST

CHEMICAL PEELING

WORLD OF AESTHETICS

THE MYTHS AND TRUTHS ABOUT CHEMICAL PEELING

Peelings are among the oldest and most widespread aesthetic procedure used in aesthetic dermatology world wide. The classification of peels comprises SUPERFICIAL,MEDIUM DEPTH AND DEEP PEELS. Superficial peels exfoliates the epidermal layer whereas the medium depth exfoliates epidermal to papillary dermis layer and the depth helps in reaching up to reticular dermis layer for regeneration.

HOW PEELING IS DONE:-

It involves the application of a chemical substance to destroy layers of the skin such that they are then spontaneously eliminated over several days and repair mechanism of the epidermis and dermis are induced.

  • PRE-PEELING PREPARATION (PRIMING):-Preparing the skin for peeling  and for the regeneration process.(TRETINOIN,AHA).
  • PRE TREATMENT :-It is very important  for homogenous penetration of the peel and thus the uniform result. The skin is cleansed to remove oil and grease to eliminate debris from the stratum corneum(ACETONE),skin is then rinsed and dried.
  • TREATMENT:-The peeling agent is then applied using an applicator/brush. Contact time depend on the caustic agent used and the desired depth .The peel is neutralized with sodium bicarbonate  or water.
  • POST PEELING CARE:-To accelerate healing moisturizers are prescribed. As the skin become sensitive post chemical exposure ,sunscreen is must before going out in the sun to protect the new skin forming.

Skin sags, bulges and more severe wrinkles do not respond well to chemical peels. Generally fair skinned and light haired are better candidates. Darker skinned people likely to have an uneven skin tone after the procedure.

PEELING AGENTS:-

  • ALPHA HYDROXY ACID AHA:-The most commonly used product is glycolic acid. Concentration varying between 25%-70%.The higher the concentration ,the lower the pH, the more intense the peeling will be.
  • BETA HYDROXY ACID :-A’ peel using a lipophilic derivative of salicylic acid  has recently been introduced. The LHA is used in 5%and10% con.
  • RESORCIN:-The most widely used being jessner’s solution. This provide a superficial peel.

 

SIDE EFFECTS:-

SUPERFICIAL PEEL

  • Redness
  • transient hyperpigmentation
  • pimples

MEDIUM DEPTH PEEL

  • Redness
  • herpes
  • hyperpigmentation
  • lentigines

DEEP PEELS

  • Heart failure (phenol)
  • permanent achromia
  • hypopigmentation
  • infection
  • pain

Chemical peels represents flexible and useful tools for improving skin texture and the effect of aging. This technique is indicated for wrinkles,acne,pigmentary changes. The level of expertise of a dermatologist is crucial for the rate of side effects and the final peel results.

“Be your own kind of Beauty”

Dr.Shireesha Maddali BDS,FMC

 

 

NO;ITS NOT TRUE ABOUT MY TEETH

DENTAL MYTHS

Are you scared of dental treatments?

Most people with fear of dentist must have heard not so true facts or horror stories at some point in their lives which affected their consciousness. Oral health is often associated with overall health, which is why its so important to separate facts from fictions.

MISCONCEPTION NO 1:-THE MORE  YOU BRUSH ,THE HEALTHIER YOUR TEETH WILL BE

Over brushing the teeth can wear the teeth enamel due to the abrasive property of toothpaste/cleaning agent. This damage may leads to formation of dental caries. Brushing twice a day is perfect for your oral health. You can even rinse after eating and chew sugar free gum to avoid plaque formation.

MISCONCEPTION NO 2:-DENTAL TREATMENT SHOULD BE AVOIDED DURING PREGNANCY

Regular dental check-up, is recommended during pregnancy. The only thing we should remember that we should inform our dentist about the pregnancy before procedure since some treatments like extraction or minor surgeries are avoided during this phase.

MISCONCEPTION NO 3:-DENTAL XRAYS ARE UNNECESSARY

It is necessary to have dental x-ray before any dental procedure to detect the disease carefully. It should not be feared because the radiation dose is very small when dentist use RVG’s or any other digital radiography techniques.

MISCONCEPTION NO 3:-HAVING THE WISDOM TEETH REMOVED WILL PREVENT CROWDING

Any decision regarding the removal of wisdom teeth should be taken by your oral surgeon or dentist. There are very few cases when wisdom teeth cause crowding.

MISCONCEPTION NO 4:-IF GUMS ARE BLEEDING ,BRUSHING AND FLOSSING SHOULDNOT BE DONE

Regular brushing and flossing is very important to remove plaque build-up which causes gum bleeding. So if you are having a bleeding gums you must take care of your teeth by doing both.

MISCONCEPTION NO 5:-MOUTHWASH CONTAINING ALCOHOL IS BEST

Different types of mouthwashes are used to treat different types of dental conditions. Let your dentist decide what is correct for your issue, there isn’t a “one size fits all” model that can applied to your oral issues.

“Life is short smile while you still have TEETH”

Dr.Shireesha Maddali BDS