Essential oils, also called volatile oils, are scented oils extracted from plants. Historically, they’ve been used in medicine, cosmetics, perfumes, food, and, more recently, aromatherapy. Essential oils are “essential” because they contain the “essence” of the plant, meaning the taste or odor. Read more
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Dr. Edward Group lists the best essential oils and their benefits.
Monday, December 5, 2016
Can orgasms increase your fertility? Reaching climax may raise the chance of conceiving by 15 percent, according to a new study.
While male orgasms have a link to fertility, until now, female orgasms were considered to occur simply for pleasure.
But new research suggests female orgasms could play a key role in fertility.
The study suggests reaching climax could increase a woman's chance of conceiving by as much as 15 per cent. Read more
Friday, December 2, 2016
Onions are not only delicious, but they can also help you with numerous health conditions, from diabetes to hair loss to sinus relief.
Onions are native to Asia and The Middle East. Onion is the most cultivated species of the genus Allium, and the cultivation goes back to over 5000 years. It has also been used in traditional medicines since ancient times for its health promoting and curative properties.
The flavonoids in onion, which are responsible for many of the health benefits, are usually more concentrated in the outer layers of the bulb. To get the maximum benefit, try to peel as little of the outer skin as possible. Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
Mark Sisson explores twenty-fiver safer alternatives to store-bought cosmetics.
Two weeks ago, I introduced you to five cosmetics ingredients you should avoid. These are chemicals you’ll often find in things like shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, sunblocks, and makeups – you know, the stuff you’re covering yourself in everyday. Cosmetics manufacturers use these ingredients to improve their product’s ability to clean, moisturize, beautify, or improve an odor, but they often do lots of other bad stuff in the process. So the question is, do these products need these chemicals to work like we want them to, or are there alternative products that manage to use more natural and/or less harmful ingredients while still getting the job done? Indeed, there are, and today I’m going to share my findings with you. Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Dr. Joseph Mercola examines the six most common vitamin and mineral deficiencies and how to remedy them.
Eating a balanced whole-food diet, such as described in my nutrition plan, is a foundational requirement for optimal nutrition. It can be quite difficult to get sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals from your diet if you do not eat real food.
Unfortunately, even if you do eat well, how and where your food was grown can also influence your nutritional intake. Soil quality, for example, can significantly influence the levels of certain nutrients in your food, even if you eat organic. Read more
Monday, November 21, 2016
Applying castor oil to your hair and scalp once a week can prevent hair loss and promote hair growth, says eidi Kristoffer.
Castor oil is one of the most effective essential oils to promote hair growth. If you have hair loss problem or just want your hair grow faster, apply a few drops of castor oil on your scalp and massage for some minutes when you washing hair. As it is a good source of omega-9 fatty acids, which nourishes the follicles and hair. It’s also high in triglycerides of unsaturated fats, which has ability to renew your hair. Read more