With long, thick, plump and pointed deep green leaves, Aloe vera is one of the most well-recognized medicinal plants in the world. It has a long history of use in pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetic products. A great deal of research supports the use of topical Aloe gel, balms and creams for wound healing, sunburn, frostbite, […]
From the bare-breasted days of the cave woman, through the Renaissance and into the era of blonde bombshells, a woman’s bosom has been an icon representing both sexual prowess and vitality. But the breasts are also vulnerable. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and, each year, about 40,000 women die from […]
Depending on who you ask, coffee is considered a must for daily consumption or considered an addictive poison. It all comes down to bio-individuality. Caffeine effects people differently. For those of you that are coffee lovers and need backing for all the coffee haters, here are some science to back it up. Research out of […]
Sweet and tangy pineapple – who can resist its juicy, vibrant flavor? Not too many of us: pineapple often ranks as one of America’s most in-demand tropical fruits. Pineapple (Ananas comosus) contains two important enzymes, pancreatin and bromelain, that help break up protein molecules for easier digestion and absorption. Besides being anti-inflammatory, these enzymes help […]
At the first sign of a cold or flu, reach for Garlic Oxymel, an age-old immunity boosting remedy. Oxymel means “acid and honey” and is indicative of its two main ingredients (honey and apple cider vinegar). Traditionally used to help make certain herbs, such as garlic or onion, more palatable, drinking just 1/2 to 1 […]
Very rarely is a substance so important – and prevalent – in the human body as is Co-enzyme Q10. As critical as it is, however, our body’s ability to make CoQ10 peaks at about age 21 and steadily declines as we age. By the time most of us are in our 80’s, our natural source […]
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is an ancient remedy for detoxifying the body, relieving pain, and supporting the health of red blood cells, the skin, and sound sleep. It’s also highly regarded for promoting mental clarity and spiritual resilience, making lemongrass a useful “mind-body herb.” For the physical body, lemongrass has long been used for treating arthritis, […]
Red Clover includes the minerals calcium, zinc, chromium, potassium and magnesium, as well as the vitamins A and C, and several B vitamins.
Dress your cooked eggplant with herbs and sauces and you’ll be sure to please even the pickiest guest at your dinner table. Plus, it’s super good for you!
A child’s immune system from birth to about age 10, is still developing. Here are some tips to help boost their immune system naturally.