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Figs: delicious, nutritious and sacred

The fig (Ficus carica) is native to Asia Minor, Caria region, where it gets its generic name. It’s among the first plants cultivated...

Cranberries Effects On The Human Body

Cranberries have been used for centuries for their beneficial effects on the human body. They give the body extra vitamins, minerals, fiber and...

Emphasis on ethics is the source of health

Chinese woodcut, Famous medical figures: Portrait of Bian QueImage credit: Gan Bozong (wikipedia.org) Swedish medical standards are the best in the world and the...

Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Embraces Ancient Chinese Healing Practice

  This Olympics, an ancient Chinese healing technique has reemerged and taken center stage. Everyone has witnessed the peculiar round markings speckled across Michael...

Reishi Mushroom: A Natural Remedy Used To Treat Cancer

Ganoderma lucidum. Image credit: Hokkaido Reishi Co., Ltd (commons.wikimedia.org) The reishi mushroom was once considered an all around panacea in ancient China and it...

Indoor Plants Are Beneficial To Your Health

Before you find out what indoor plants have the strongest therapeutic impact, we must remember a saying that goes like this: any medicine...
The elderberry plant

Elderberry: A Natural Remedy To Detox Your Body

The elderberry belongs to the Caprifoliaceae family and can be found in Western Europe and Asia. There are about 20-30 species of elderberry.  Sambucus...

9 Useful And Fun Ways You Can Use Lavender

Some people call lavender the "Swiss army knife" of essential oils because you can use it in so many different ways.  Others prefer to...

How to Treat a Simple Cold Without Medicine

When you feel you might catch a cold, your head hurts, you start to cough a little and maybe you have a runny nose,...

What is Argan Oil And Why Is It Considered A Beauty Elixir

Argan oil is a natural vegetable oil, particularly rare and precious, obtained by cold pressing of the Argan tree seeds (Argania spinosa) which grows...

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