A component called artemisinin found in a little-known Chinese herb appears to be 1200 times more specific against cancer than the current drugs. Cancer has been wreaking havoc across the globe with virtually everyone feeling the devastating effects of this disease. These days, chances are if you do not have cancer, you probably know someone who does. This is a clear indicator of the spread of this disease even in every corner of the universe. For instance, in Canada, it estimated that a shocking 2
We have a lot to thank the ancient Greeks for, such as their governmental systems, cultural and artistic contributions, as well as their science and technology. But the ancient Greeks also used to use some amazing natural products to keep their skin looking beautiful that we still use today. 1. Herbs The ancient Greeks really loved their herbal baths because they were incredibly relaxing and helped to ease stiff muscles. Greek Athletes were also known to take herbal baths too. Today we too still herbal
This summer, consider making a DIY bug spray as it’s a much healthier choice than the repellents which are readily available in the market. With summer upon us, unfortunately, most of us will be troubled by the dreaded bugs that accompany our coveted summer. Whilst there are plenty of bug sprays in the shops a lot of them contain harmful chemicals that are not good for us. The skin is the largest organ in the body so just think how much we must be absorbing
Ashitaba tea is a type of tea that you may not be too familiar with yet. However, you will likely be hearing much more about it as it is taking the market by storm. Ashitaba is from Japan. It has been popular there for a long time due to its healing powers. It contains 11 vitamins, 13 minerals and other health enhancing elements, like protein, saponins, and coumarins. It is typically sold in powdered form and used to make a bitter yet nutty flavored tea.
Have you ever tried to make flavored water at home? Water doesn’t have a taste but ironically, it happens to be the answer to many health problems and the reason why the universe is still surviving. Sugary liquids is not an option to substitute water but most people tend to drink tea, soda, coffee and other drinks in the hope of replacing water but unfortunately, they can’t. The good news is that there are ways to make flavored water at home, which will be tastier and
Drinking plenty of water is a must for our health. If you find water itself monotonous, it's time to try cucumber lemon water. Staying hydrated is an advice that you will hear from most health experts and nutritionists. Everybody has heard the story about 8 glasses of water per day being the ultimate goal for a healthy metabolism. This sounds like a simple task, however not always easy to follow. Many people don’t enjoy having a lot of plain water. They simply prefer juices, sodas
The Cherokee tribe is one of the Native American tribes that have a true and historic understanding of medicinal herbs. Following a belief system for thousands of years, one of the tribe's primary beliefs was in nature's pharmacy, and as a result, the tribe has used the following five plants to treat almost every health condition and illness for centuries. A word of warning, these plants are extremely powerful and can be dangerous if used improperly. Make sure you are gentle when you scavenge for them
Did you know that only two ounces of wheatgrass juice have the nutritional value of five pounds of raw organic vegetables? Wheatgrass is grown from wheat seeds and contains up to 70% chlorophyll, which is an incredibly important blood builder. Chlorophyll contains enzymes and superoxide dismutase, a copper-containing protein which is found in mature red blood cells. This enzyme helps you to actually slow down the aging process. Chlorophyll also neutralizes toxins in the body, detoxifies your liver and blood and neutralizes a lot of environmental