Breathe in the goodness of rosemary! Scientists are acknowledging the herb’s ability to improve cognitive ability in children. A new study presented at the British Psychology Society Annual Conference highlighted a distinct difference in working memory between children exposed to rosemary essential oil and those who weren’t. Dr. Mark Ross, the co-author of the observational review said on ScienceDaily.com, “Our previous study demonstrated the aroma of rosemary essential oil could enhance cognition in healthy adults. Knowing how important working memory is in academic achievement we wanted to see if similar effects could be found in school age children in classroom settings.” Read more
Friday, August 31, 2018
Rosemary aroma has been shown to significantly improve memory capabilities in children.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
A popular exercise could help treat the itchy skin condition called eczema.
ECZEMA can be extremely itchy and very difficult to soothe, but there is a fun activity which could actually help to ease the itch, improve the irritating skin condition and prevent it from worsening. Read more
There are various creams and home remedies advertised as potential cures for eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, but it can be hard to find one which actually works for you. Read more
Monday, August 27, 2018
Drinking a glass of wine a day can help women live longer by making their hearts healthier A glass of wine a day could help you avoid a heart attack: Women drinkers have a lower risk of cardiac arrest than nondrinkers.
Women who drink a glass of wine every day have healthier hearts than those who do not touch a drop, a study suggests.
Researchers found women who regularly consume up to 14 units of alcohol steadily over the course of a week had a lower risk of heart disease than teetotallers or binge-drinkers.
Yet men who drink 21 units during each week – about nine pints of beer – had hearts no healthier than those who did not consume any alcohol. Read more
Friday, August 24, 2018
Strawberries can cure a common, painful illness, a study has found.
Researchers found that eating just a handful of strawberries a day could vastly decrease symptoms of a bowel condition that affects more than 300,000 people in Britain.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is usually treated with surgery and medication, is a set of painful conditions that can cause severe diarrhoea and fatigue.
IBD is a term mainly used to describe two conditions: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Both are long-term conditions that involve inflammation of the gut. Read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
Dr. Edward Group shares the uses, benefits, and side effects of tea tree oil.
From antiseptic mouthwash to natural deodorant, tea tree oil is an essential oil with a multitude of uses and benefits. It tends to be pale yellow or colorless, with an aroma that is similar to eucalyptus or camphor and boasts antibacterial, antiprotozoal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Here’s a deep-dive into all that it can do. Read more
Friday, August 17, 2018
Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size).
Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Feeding mice a daily portion of white button mushrooms boosts their levels of a gut bacteria that is involved in the production of glucose, a study found. The serving is the equivalent of 85 grams for humans.
According to the researchers, mushrooms act as a prebiotic, which are indigestible food ingredients that 'fertilise' the growth of bugs in the digestive tract. Read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Eat more of these seven foods to reduce hypertension risk.
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. Eat more of these seven foods to slash your risk of developing hypertension signs or symptoms. Read more
Monday, August 13, 2018
Your liver could be the cause of your low sex drive, says shashi Solluna.
The liver controls the flow of sexual energy in the body.
You may never have considered that the state of your liver can have an effect on your sexuality. However, In Taoism and Traditional Chinese Medicine, it has long been known that the liver controls the flow of sexual energy, or chi, in the body.
If the liver is stagnated, with the energy blocked, then sexual energy becomes “tight”. Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018
A study found that drinking tart cherry juice for just five days can transform gut health.
Drinking tart cherry juice for just five days boosts a person's good bacteria, new research suggests.
Antioxidants known as polyphenols in Montmorency cherries, which are grown in the US, encourage the survival and reproduction of so-called good bacteria, a study found.
This is thought to occur due to the antioxidants protecting the gut lining and reducing inflammation. Read more
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Find out about the herbal painkiller that works like morphine that you can find in your backyard.
Monday, August 6, 2018
Mullein is a common herb that has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Rhonda Johansson reveals eight medicial uses for mullein that could be especially helpful in a survival situation.
Mullein is a backyard weed that was used by native Americans for their medicinal properties. This fascinating plant is known by multiple names such as “Jupiter’s staff,” “Aaron’s rod,” “Jacob’s staff,” and “Flannel leaf.” Though botanists describe mullein as invasive and terribly difficult to eradicate, the weed can be used by preppers during emergency situations. Practically all parts, from root to tip, can be used to alleviate a variety of symptoms and conditions. They can be made into oil, tinctures, teas, or applied as a poultice. Eight medicinal uses of mullein are described below. Read more
Friday, August 3, 2018
eye floaters are annoying at best. Here are some home remedies and exercises to get rid of them.
Eye floaters are spots moving through your field of vision. They may appear black or grey, stringy or cobweb-like, they may move, drift, or dart when you move your eyes. Many eye floaters are brought on by age-related changes in the eyes – for example, when the jellylike substance of the eye becomes liquefied. If eye floaters appear and increase quickly or suddenly, you should see an eye specialist right away. Read more