Not everyone has the means or stomach to bite into a turmeric root every day to harness its power. This is where many consumers opt for a dehydrated, powdered, or distilled version of the herb to take as a supplement. This captures some benefit but inevitably some nutrients and amazing energies get left behind. Spagyric … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Spagyric Extracts?
Perrilla frutescens, commonly referred to as perilla, is a food and traditional medicine in Asian countries, particularly Japan and China. A member of the mint family, the leaves are used in Chinese herbal medicine for symptoms of asthma and cough and contain calcium, iron, and vitamin C. Its seeds support healthy immune function and are … Continue reading Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens
Fennel seed is commonly used in cooking and as an alternative medicine remedy. It has a distinct flavor and, nutritionally, is a good source of potassium, magnesium, calcium and vitamins B and C. Therapeutically, one of its most common applications is to relieve gastrointestinal distress. Fennel seed has powerful antioxidant properties and fights free radicals … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil
Highly revered in Native American cultures, the Osage tree is has admired for centuries. The bark, fruits, and leaves all contain phytonutrients that are responsible for the tree’s proposed health benefits. Its volatile oils make it a strong, natural insecticide, and many of its compounds have also been shown to protect the body against many types … Continue reading The Health Benefits of the Osage Tree
Pilates is a modern fitness regime that blends traditional cardio with yoga poses. It’s a dynamic way to improve flexibility, focus, and reduce mental and physical tension. Pilates supports metabolic function and, as exercise, simply promotes overall health.  With these benefits, is it any wonder it’s becoming increasingly popular? Some believe that Pilates is surpassing conventional yoga, as … Continue reading 6 Incredible Health Benefits of Pilates
Neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP, is a behavioral-modification technique used by psychiatrists, medical physicians, hypnotherapists, and general counselors. Neuro-linguistic programming was invented and introduced during the 1970’s and remains a popular, supplemental tool for initiating positive, personal change. What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming? Neuro-linguistic programming is a psychological approach to communication and personal development that focuses … Continue reading 5 Potential Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Over the past few years, a renewed interest in natural parenting has spread like wildfire. Books, magazines, and websites have all been outlets for increasing awareness of natural childbirth, nutrition, and holistic parenting techniques. With all of this ongoing discussion, some interesting ideas are bound to spring forth once in a while. Perhaps one of … Continue reading The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies
The wondrous experience of birth is often destroyed by the routine practice of medicine, with many medical professionals and mothers alike assuming that birth needs pharmaceutical interventions (i.e., epidural). In reality, nothing could be further from the truth! While there are certainly instances when assistance is required, the vast majority of births do not require … Continue reading 5 Amazing Benefits of Natural Childbirth
Most people are familiar with parsley as a food garnish that’s used as a mere decoration and usually discarded. But, did you know that when it comes to herbs that promote superior body cleansing, parsley is one that’s high on the list? Toxins, chemicals, and toxic metals — none stand a chance against this nutritional … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Parsley
Tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. There are many varieties — black, oolong, pu-erh, green, and white, just to name a few. Each type is processed differently to promote varying colors, tastes, and aromas. It turns out that all tea coming from the Camellia sinensis plant may provide benefits for … Continue reading Can Tea Fight Cavities?