Articles by: Stepy

Raw honey: The healing treasure

Raw honey: The healing treasure

Raw honey is one of nature’s most valuable treasure. As its name states, raw honey is not pasteurized, not filtered, unaltered, unprocessed, and harvested directly from the honeycomb to your pantry, courtesy of nature’s little honeybees. Besides being delicious, long lasting, and a healthier alternative to sugar or artificial sweeteners, […]

by June 30, 2013
The many health benefits of parsley

The many health benefits of parsley

Parsley is an herb that is very commonly used as decoration for fancy foods. Because of its reputation as a garnish, it is often forgotten as an herb with many surprising healing properties. Parsley contains health benefiting essential volatile oils such as myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene. Let’s take a look […]

by June 28, 2013
The health benefits of hemp seeds

The health benefits of hemp seeds

Hemp comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. It is related, but not the same thing as the marijuana plant, as hemp doesn’t contain enough THC to produce a “high”. The seeds of the hemp plant are known for their important health benefits. They are packed with essential fatty acids, protein, […]

by June 27, 2013
Scorpion repellents

Scorpion repellents

Scorpions are frightening little creatures. Trying natural repellents is the way to go. What to do: They do not like lavender and cedar oil. 1. Cedar oil spray: Mix 25 drops of cedar essential oil in a cup of water and spray on window holes, cracks and around doors 2. Diatomaceous Earth: Sprinkle around the […]

by June 26, 2013
Health benefits of cayenne pepper

Health benefits of cayenne pepper

We saw how cayenne pepper can help the heart and how powerful it can be. Native Americans have used and praised the health benefits of cayenne pepper also as a potent medicine for a long time. Many of cayenne pepper’s medicinal properties are attributed to a substance it contains called […]

by June 25, 2013
Deer repellents

Deer repellents

Deer are graceful and one can keep watching them for hours. But these beautiful creatures come to our  garden in search of food and our beautiful yard can disappear before our eyes. Deer also carry ticks which can transmit Lyme disease into our system. The disease can be a problem for years […]

by June 25, 2013
The health benefits of rosemary

The health benefits of rosemary

Rosemary is an aromatic herb that has been widely used in Mediterranean cuisine. The leaves are used as a flavoring in foods. It has a very pleasant flavorful smell and taste. Legend has it said that rosemary was draped around Greek goddess Aphrodite when she rose from the sea. The Virgin Mary spread her blue cloak over a […]

by June 24, 2013
Aquasana giveaway #2

Aquasana giveaway #2

A healthy giveaway for you! In 2010, the Presidents Cancer Council recommended to filter water as one of the top three recommendations to reduce environmentally caused cancers. Please keep in mind that only 91 contaminants are regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act , yet more than 60,000 chemicals are […]

by June 24, 2013