Health Benefits of Green Juice

Green drinks are all the rage. All the beautiful, cool, successful folks are uploading photos and recipes to their social streams. And I’m one of them; converted and utterly convinced about this magic elixir. It wasn’t always the way … I first heard about green drinks by way of that ever optimistic, ever gregarious life […]

Health Benefits of…Roses?

I’ve seen wild roses in abundance along many country roads. Most people only think of the rose as a fragrant flower; and in the wild, a pesky weed. But I’d like to share not only fragrant ways to use the roses, but healthful ways to use the rose hips. Source of Vitamin C The rose […]

The Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

You can now find hot stone massage in many of the top beauty spas across the country; however, hot stone therapy really does have some health benefits too. Hot stone massage has benefits not just for the recipient of the treatment but also for the massage therapist. There are several ways in which hot stone […]

Picking Wild Berries

Some plants we eat, I think, by default. Because they do not poison, we ingest them to fill hungry stomachs. Like turnips, they bring no other satisfaction or inspiration to life. Other plants we eat for the sheer delight they bring, arousing the palate and brightening the mood—like berries. Red, black, blue, a veritable rainbow […]

5 Ways to Use Lavender in Your Home and Garden

Lavender is a classical plant that has been used since ancient times, in one form or another, and remains in popular use today. There are many different types of lavender, including a myriad of lavender cultivars; some species of lavender are more suitable for health applications than others, although the fragrance of all lavender species […]

Health Benefits From Coconut Oil

When I read this story of Bruce Flett, I was shocked. This man spent the greater part of last year suffering with dementia as a result of an infection in his heart and a valve replacement. Flett was unable to dial the telephone, use the computer, talk clearly, or even take care of his own […]

Health Benefits and Risks of Eggs

Eggs are associated with Easter; from chocolate covered Easter eggs to hard boiled eggs that are painted and decorated by children, it is hard to avoid eggs at Easter time. Real eggs (as oppose to the chocolate-covered variety) have many nutritional benefits but they also carry some risks for particular health problems. Eggs need to […]