Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Bloating is caused by gas or air trapped in the abdomen and can cause mild to severe discomfort. Extreme cases can cause difficulty eating or breathing. Although bloating can be a signal that something is amiss in your diet or digestive tract, in general, bloating is relatively common and isn’t cause for concern. A healthy … Continue reading Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Biofilms in the Body

Long before you became a part of your community and, hopefully, a contributing member of society, there were the original communities, which were made of networks of bacteria. The inhabitants of these worked together to ensure the survival of as many members as possible. Today, these communities are called biofilms and they’re found almost anywhere … Continue reading Biofilms in the Body

6 Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean

Keeping your body clean on the inside is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and, as such, many people regularly perform colon cleansing and liver cleansing routines. Harmful organism cleanses and toxic metal cleanses are also common, beneficial, and recommended. But did you know there are measures you can take to keep your … Continue reading 6 Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean

The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

Black walnut, or juglans nigra, is a tree that thrives in low, very moist and warm environments along the eastern seaboard from Florida to Texas and north up through the Dakotas to Ontario. Its wood is dark reddish-brown and has a fine grain and luster that made it a popular hardwood in the early 17th … Continue reading The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

The Benefits of Simarouba amara for Harmful Organism Cleansing

Simarouba amara is a tree found in the wet and rainy areas of the Amazon. Having both functional and therapeutic uses, the wood is used for paper and construction and the compounds within the bark and leaves have a long history of use in herbal medicine. [1] In Cuba, the leaves and bark are used as a … Continue reading The Benefits of Simarouba amara for Harmful Organism Cleansing

The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Pau D’Arco

Pau d’arco is an herb found in the rainforests of the Amazon and in South and Latin America. Pau d’arco bark has been used by indigenous Latin populations for centuries to address a spectrum of health problems and today its strong resistance to harmful organisms is still appreciated. Pau d’arco is commonly used to support … Continue reading The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Pau D’Arco

Curcumin Benefits: Understanding This Powerful Antioxidant

Curcumin is the primary active ingredient in turmeric. Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice well known as a prominent ingredient in Indian cuisine and yellow mustard, but it also offers potent therapeutic benefits. Curcumin is the pigment responsible for both turmeric’s brilliant golden color and many of its health benefits. Curcumin soothes irritated tissue, is a … Continue reading Curcumin Benefits: Understanding This Powerful Antioxidant

Epazote: Discover its Health Benefits and Uses

Have you ever heard of epazote (pronounced eh-puh-ZOE-tay)? Epazote is a herb with a long history of use as a spice in Latin American cuisine and as an effective, natural remedy for eliminating harmful organisms from the digestive tract. [1] With a scientific name Dysphania ambrosioides (formerly chenopodium ambrosioides), this green leafy vegetable is native to Central America, southern Mexico, and South … Continue reading Epazote: Discover its Health Benefits and Uses

What Are Essential Oils? A Guide from Extraction to Uses

Essential oils are the oil-based aromatic extracts derived from the leaves, stems, fruit, bark, flowers, roots, or seeds of plants. They are a highly concentrated form of volatile oils—another name for essential oils—and have many beneficial properties.[1] Historians estimate that humans have been using essential oils for 5,000 to 6,000 years for medicinal, cosmetic, and hygienic … Continue reading What Are Essential Oils? A Guide from Extraction to Uses

6 Lemongrass Benefits to Support Your Health

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a perennial herb with a distinct, lemony aroma and flavor. It’s a staple of both Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. Though the plant is native to India, it’s grown all over the world today. Lemongrass is a rich source of nutrients that offer many therapeutic benefits. Quick Facts About Lemongrass Lemongrass Quick … Continue reading 6 Lemongrass Benefits to Support Your Health