No matter the time of year, it’s always a good time to consider doing a detox. Detoxification improves cells, organs, bones, teeth, hair, and hormone production by eliminating the build-up of unhealthy chemicals, toxins, and allergens from the body. Part of a healthy lifestyle is an annual, whole-body detox, and spring and summer are ideal times for cleansing.
The essential oil of a medicinal herb contains the most concentrated healing properties of the plant. With the advent of failing antibiotics in the face of super-resistant germs, essential oils are nature’s answer to healing. The following is but a small sampling of the wide wonders of essential oils, their benefits and their traditional applications. When a bottle of super healing can cost less than $20.00, and save you a trip to the emergency room, it might be time to give nature’s “farmacy” a serious test-drive.
There are millions of people coming in and out of the airports across the world thinking they have no choice - thinking they have to eat airport and airplane food because it’s the only thing available. Unwittingly they are allowing their surroundings to control their food choices, and therefore their health.
Sun exposure can be classified in three stages: preventing, maintaining, and healing. As much as we try to avoid it, sunburn happens from time to time. The best sunburn prevention is olive oil, extra virgin and cold pressed. Applying oil may be counter intuitive for sunburn prevention, but olive oil helps the valuable nutritional rays of the sun be absorbed into skin without burning, and aids the development of melanin in the skin, which prevents malignant melanoma.
The humble avocado may not look like much—green and scaly with a giant seed in the middle—but according to new research, eating one avocado daily could be a powerful way to help curb high cholesterol, and may possibly boost your intelligence at the same time.
Making your own cleaning products is a fun family project, and it’s an easy way to go green while saving some “green” along the way. When making your own cleaning supplies you can re-use sterilized glass bottles, or make sure to use new, clean plastic bottles. Also, add some labels so you know what’s what. Here are some of our favorites.
Herbal teas provide the most all around medicinal properties for healing, but proper attention needs to be paid during preparation that can be lost in steam during evaporation if. Keeping the tea covered while steeping holds in the essential oils - it's most concentrated healing aspect. Learn more about types of herbal teas and their many benefits.
Tips to Handle Emergencies while Traveling! The following symptoms and their natural antidote are time tested for efficacy, and are simple, inexpensive (especially compared to an emergency room hospital visit) and can all be performed on the spot for immediate relief. Take this handy list with you and go fearless into vacation.
Polyphenols from food sources can be one of the biggest benefits to your health. Aside from tasting great, scientists categorize them as super foods for brain and cellular health! Let's take a look some of the foods that contain the largest amounts...
Chances are a good amount of the people who think they have dandruff will actually have dry scalp, which differs from dandruff in symptoms and treatment. If you know you have dandruff, here are 7 home remedies to help you kick the crusties.