What Is Neroli Oil and What Is It Used For?

Neroli oil is a pale-yellow essential oil derived from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree (citrus aurantium). Extracted via steam distillation, neroli oil has a sweet, distinctive citrus scent and is widely used in perfumery and aromatherapy. According to legend, neroli oil is named for Anna-Marie de Nerola, an Italian aristocrat who popularized the oil … Continue reading What Is Neroli Oil and What Is It Used For?

3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Colon

The colon is also called the large intestine. It doesn’t digest food. It’s the part of the digestive system responsible for processing waste out of the body. Waste material travels along the four parts of the large intestine where it is converted into solid material. A healthy colon means a better quality of life. Tracking … Continue reading 3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Colon

Beet Juice Recipe with Liver Cleansing Foods

Your liver is your main detoxifying organ, and it can get bogged down from time to time depending on your diet, activity level, and environment. When an overload of toxins becomes too much for your liver to handle, toxic compounds can store within tissues and decrease your quality of health. Cleansing your liver with a … Continue reading Beet Juice Recipe with Liver Cleansing Foods

The 10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

Bean-shaped and located along the posterior side of the abdomen, the kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting … Continue reading The 10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

5 Kidney Cleansing Drinks

The kidneys are our organs that filter out toxins and waste from the bloodstream. Because toxins can affect your entire body, there is no question that supporting your kidneys is crucial for keeping your overall health in check. Without a balanced diet, purified drinking water, and body cleansing, toxins can build up and affect the function … Continue reading 5 Kidney Cleansing Drinks

Support Your Digestive System with Aloe Vera

Gut health is a topic that’s getting a lot of press lately and I think it’s about time. It’s an understatement to say the importance of gut health is undervalued. The digestive system is where nutrients are absorbed and is the basis of a healthy body. If your digestive system is inefficient or your gut … Continue reading Support Your Digestive System with Aloe Vera

Fasting for Weight Loss

Fasting is a great way to begin a new fitness or weight loss program. Reducing or, really, eliminating food and beverages that contribute to weight gain will help to kick-start your efforts and has the added benefit of body detoxification and colon cleansing. Some people fast by only eliminating solid food from their diet, while … Continue reading Fasting for Weight Loss

Top 5 Reasons You Need a Liver Cleanse

1) WEIGHT LOSS Did you know that a liver cleanse can help you lose weight? Many people are unaware that the liver is highly instrumental in the breakdown of fat. In every respect, the liver is just as essential to weight loss as are the intestines and the stomach. The liver produces bile, which is … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons You Need a Liver Cleanse

The Harmful Effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Glutamate is a natural amino acid found in foods containing protein, like milk, mushrooms and fish. Monosodium glutamate (MSG), manufactured with only the sodium salt of glutamate, is designed to be a flavor enhancer and is found in many foods. However, clever labeling practices and deceptions serve to camouflage its presence. Consider the claim “no … Continue reading The Harmful Effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Are Flame Retardants Putting Our Health at Risk?

Chemical flame retardants have made their way into a long list of household objects. This was intended to help save lives, which it has, but a string of studies published over the past few decades have shown flame retardants may not be without health risks. There has been growing concern about the long term side-effects … Continue reading Are Flame Retardants Putting Our Health at Risk?