Posts Tagged ‘herbs’

Benefits Of Dark Chocolate: 1

March 19th, 2010

DarkChocolateBy far, one of the most consumed foods in the world is chocolate.  It is sweet, smooth and can certainly help make you feel better whenever you are on PMS or just had a bad day and to be honest, I love chocolate.  Did you know that there are actually health benefits that you can gain whenever you are consuming that chocolate?

All you have to do is switch up your milk chocolate to dark.  Dark chocolate is one of those chocolates that is good for you versus bad and it can actually help you go through some things.

That is what we are going to explore in the next blog, what some of the benefits are to eating dark versus milk.

Food , , , ,

Using Turmeric & The Benefits: 2

February 27th, 2010

1004127_f520Now that we have talked about exactly what Turmeric is and what properties it has in it, let’s talk about how you can use Turmeric in order to treat some of those cuts and wounds that you might be experiencing.  One thing that you should know is that Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and what that means, is that when made into a paste, you can use it has a treatment.

Also, while it might not taste all that great, when you mix Turmeric with warm milk, you can actually cure a sore throat, which in this season is fantastic!  Just drink that mixture up and instantly, you should be feeling better.

You can also use Turmeric to cure gastrointestinal discomfort, which comes with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).

herbs , , ,

Using Turmeric & The Benefits: 1

February 26th, 2010

Gelbwurz / CurrySomething that you traditionally see in the kitchen is an herb called Turmeric.  It is a fantastic flavoring agent and it is certainly an herb that you should be using in your dishes, but did you know that this particular herb is also good for other things?  Believe it or not, most people do not.

Turmeric is actually an herb that has been used in China for quite some time and it is a fantastic herb to treat small cuts and wounds.  It is actually an antiseptic and anti inflammatory herb, which means that you can stick it right into your first aid kit.

In the next blog, we will teach you exactly how to use Turmeric as a healing agent!

herbs , , , , ,

Medicinal Herbs: Some Tips On Using Them Safely For Your Family! 2

October 3rd, 2009

foar_herbs_basil608Now that we have talked about how you can research herbs in order to keep your family safe.  Research, while important there are a few other things that you need to think about when you decide to switch your family on over to herbs.  The first is going to be that herbal products are not all created equal.  You need to remember that.  The raw ingredients that have different purities and strength in every herb, which is what makes them different.

You also want to be careful whenever you are purchasing herbal supplements from health food stores, as they might not be the same as the herbs themselves.  You always want to be sure that medicinal herbs and products contain 100% of the active ingredient.  That will really make the difference.

Bioveliss Tabs
Losing weight has never been so effective!

You also want to make sure that you do not try to learn it all at once, learning about herbs is important but space yourself.

herbs , , ,

Medicinal Herbs: Some Tips On Using Them Safely For Your Family!

October 2nd, 2009

herbs5Using herbs for your family is something that will really help you not only become healthier, but it will also save on your wallets.  The cost of prescription medicines is soaring and honestly, who really knows what is in a prescription pill anyway?  Not a lot of people do, hence the reason for turning to herbs.

However, you always want to make sure that you are safe whenever you are using herbs in your life.  There are a ton of different herbs in the world and you certainly want to make sure that you and your family are safe when using them.

That is why research is the very first thing that you need to do.  You need to make sure that you know everything about the specific herbs that you are trying to use and what they do – that way, you are safe!

herbs , , , ,

Peppermint: The Natural Cure For A Headache!

September 16th, 2009

peppermintNow that we have talked about lavender as a great source to be using whenever you have a headache, let’s talk about one more herb that is really, really going to help you.  That is peppermint.  This little mint can do a hell of a lot of wonders of your head and also for your stomach.  Peppermint is something that can be ingested in many different ways as well.

For example, the candy is a fantastic way to not only get the smell of peppermint up your nose, but it will also help when you are looking to keep your mind busy.  Another way is peppermint tea.  This is a great way to get your peppermint when you have a stomach-ache, as it is something hot and it will help you in the long run.

There you have it!  Two different herbs that can both help you with your headaches and migraines; no more painkillers for you!

aromatherapy, Natural Remedies , , , ,

Why Wheat Grass Is Good For You! Blog 2

August 6th, 2009

Wheat grassNow that we have talked about exactly what wheat grass is, it is now time to touch base on how you should eat it.  One of the most common ways lately of eating wheat grass is via juice bars and making the wheat into a juice.  However, you need to make sure that you cut the wheat grass fresh – otherwise you will not be getting all of the benefits of this incredible herb.

The great thing about wheat grass is that while it might not taste the best, there are so many different benefits; it does allow you to ignore the taste.  Wheat grass can help clear up skin, improve your digestive track, removes heavy metals, restores function of the liver and washes out stimulants and drugs that could still be in your body – it also eliminates body odors, which is always a plus.

Wheat grass is good all around and if you are looking for a way to truly help your body health-wise, you should invest in some wheat grass!

Food, Natural Remedies , , ,

Why Wheat Grass Is Good For You! Blog 1

August 5th, 2009

wheat_grassImproving your diet is something that everyone in the world dreads – I know that I do and I am constantly looking for ways to improve my diet.  One of the greatest things I have found to put into my diet though is wheat grass.  This little herb is one of the only herbs that I truly think belongs in every single person’s diet – no matter if you drink it or eat it.  Wheat grass is so good for you, it truly is crazy and we are going to describe all of the benefits of this little herb in the next few blogs!

One of the first things that you need to know is what wheat grass really is – well, it is actually a young wheat plant.  Instead of allowing the wheat plant to grow into wheat, we actually harvest it much earlier in order to extract its juice and make it into wheat grass shots.  Wheat grass can honestly help a slew of things in your health – everything from cancer all the way to heart disease.

In the next blog, we are going to talk about how to eat wheat grass and when is the best time to eat it!

Food, Natural Remedies , , , , ,