Herbs, Seeds & Spices

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 6, 2018
Health benefits of ginkgo biloba

Health benefits of ginkgo biloba

Health benefits of ginkgo biloba. The Ginkgo Biloba tree is an ancient tree, and is even considered a living fossil for how long its been on this planet. It has been used as an herbal medicine for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments. Here are some of the […]

by August 5, 2018
Three spices that lower blood sugar

Three spices that lower blood sugar

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. There are spices that lower blood sugar. If you have diabetes, no matter the type, it means that your blood sugar is too high.  According to Mayo Clinic, “Chronic diabetes […]

by August 4, 2018
Health benefits of basil

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.  It has a great aroma […]

by August 3, 2018
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 August 2, 2018
Top 8 foods for Candida

Top 8 foods for Candida

Top 8 foods for Candida. Candida is a type of yeast that is linked to a number of chronic infections, including yeast infection. The right foods for candida play a big part in controlling it. “When there is too much yeast in the body, two things happen. First, the lining […]

by August 1, 2018
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 July 25, 2018
What you need to know about Echinacea

What you need to know about Echinacea

Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. A 2007 study by the University of Connecticut combined findings from 14 previously reported trials examining Echinacea and concluded that Echinacea can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold by an average of 1.4 […]

by July 24, 2018