Articles by: Stepy

Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Keeping your house bug-free is challenging and even more so during the summer. Mosquito bites can be irritating and sometimes even painful. Mosquitoes can also carry diseases like the West Nile Virus. Other insects like ticks and fleas can be pests as well. Commercial repellents and bug sprays can be […]

by July 25, 2013
Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

Ginger is part of the herb family. It has a brown skin on the outside, and is creamy colored on this inside. The spicy, aromatic herb is often used in Asian cuisine to flavor dishes. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of ginger. Anti-inflammatory: Ginger contains unique compounds […]

by July 25, 2013
Health benefits of green tea

Health benefits of green tea

There’s nothing like a hot cup of green tea to get you through a long stressful day. It has a way of providing energy, soothing the soul, and refreshing your spirits. Green tea has been used for millenniums in Asia as a potent tonic for its health benefits. It is […]

by July 24, 2013
Health benefits of basil

Health benefits of basil

Ocimum basilicum, also known as basil, is an herb that originates from India, and other tropical areas in Asia. Basil, which is very popular in Italian cuisine, is often used as a main ingredient in pesto, or an addition to pastas. We are all familiar with the Caprese salad which […]

by July 23, 2013
Health benefits of cherries

Health benefits of cherries

Everybody loves the sweet taste of cherries. They make a great addition to desserts, but are also delicious by themselves. You don’t have to feel guilty about eating them as they are very nutritious and loaded with health benefits. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of cherries. Anti-inflammatory: […]

by July 22, 2013
Top 18 uses for epsom salt

Top 18 uses for epsom salt

We have seen the many health benefits of celtic sea salt and Himalayan pink salt. Epsom salt is another salt worth mentioning. It is a very versatile in its uses and health benefits. Epsom salt is a mineral often found in the earth’s crust. It is known for its healing and […]

by July 21, 2013
Gout reliever juice

Gout reliever juice

Gout is a painful condition. It is caused by uric acid levels in the body that are higher than they should be. Gout typically occurs when the body makes too much uric acid, or when the body has difficulty getting rid of the uric acid that is produced. Once too […]

by July 20, 2013
Top 8 foods for Candida

Top 8 foods for Candida

Candida albicans are a type of yeast that is linked to a number of chronic infections, including yeast infection. “When there is too much yeast in the body, two things happen. First, the lining of the intestines weakens, which lets toxins and allergens into the bloodstream. Then, you start to […]

by July 19, 2013