Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Cold and flu thyme steam bath

Cold and flu thyme steam bath

This cold and flu thyme steam bath will help treat congestion and provide instant relief. Chest and nasal congestion are conditions that are often caused by cold and flu. During the flu and cold season you may get congestion symptoms. Healthy living is about using nature’s given remedies. Let’s take a look […]

by January 5, 2021
10 reasons to eat turmeric

10 reasons to eat turmeric

Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric. The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Let’s take a look at 10 […]

by November 16, 2020
The health benefits of coriander seeds

The health benefits of coriander seeds

The health benefits of coriander seedsCoriander (Coriandrum sativum), also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae.  All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the ones mostly used in cooking. Coriander is also known […]

by November 12, 2020
Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

The health benefits of ginger are countless. 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 some of the […]

by October 11, 2020
Turmeric the superstar spice

Turmeric the superstar spice

Turmeric the superstar. Often called “the Indian solid gold“, with superpowers that may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and common types of cancer. It gets its bright yellow pigment from an ingredient called curcumin, which is the essential part that gives turmeric its Alzheimer’s and cancer fighting power. This spice originates […]

by September 13, 2020
Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an ancient remedy that had stood the test of time. Back in ancient Egypt, aloe vera was not only used for its many health benefits, it was a plant that was considered to be “god-like.” It was so highly regarded, that the Egyptians called it the “Plant […]

by August 30, 2020
Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by July 29, 2020
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Turmeric improves memory and helps boost mood

Turmeric improves memory and helps boost mood, according to the latest research from the University of California, Los Angeles. Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric. The medicinal properties […]

by July 5, 2020