As we know, toxins are pretty much everywhere in today’s world. Our modern-day conveniences are often responsible for the high presence of toxins in our workplaces and homes, and in our foods and drinks. In the past, I thought on this fact and it made me upset and even somewhat worried. Thankfully, I now realize […]
Think back to the last time you were in the grocery store. Do you remember walking down the aisle with all of those nutritional supplements? Those brightly colored bottles advertising weight loss, better skin, shinier hair, or the prevention of a number of diseases- all wanting you to pick them up and place them in […]
I love tea. I read books about tea. I’ve taken classes in tea. And, I pour over all the tea catalogs that come in the mail as much, if not more than, the seed catalogs in the winter. Rooibos It was in one of these tea catalogs that I first discovered Rooibos tea. “Hmmm,” I […]
Known about and widely valued for literally thousands of years, the health benefits of pomegranate juice are still being discussed, tested and enjoyed to this very day. In fact, the popularity of the pomegranate and its juice indicate that the health benefits of pomegranate juice may be even more popular today than ever before. Native to and cultivated originally in the Middle East and Asia, the pomegranate and its long-living trees have spread out to Eastern Asia, Europe, Africa, and even North America and South America. The thick peel and internal white pulp membrane hold and protect the delicious arils or seed casings…
Bad breath and deterring vampires isn’t the only thing garlic should be known for. Garlic, the number one herbal supplement used in U.S. households, has numerous uses and health benefits. Excellent for cooking, health and home remedies, garlic can easily be grown in most climates. The extremely versatile herb has been utilized throughout history as a natural remedy. In ancient times it was acknowledged as a remedy to treat many ailments including, flatulence, intestinal disorders, skin infections, and symptoms of aging. During the middle ages the herb was ground up and applied directly to the wound to prevent the spread of infection. Greeks were known to feed garlic to their athletes before they compete in Olympic events.
In Day 2 we learn some of the negative effects of not drinking enough water. Though we mentioned them a little bit in Day 1,Day 2 goes into more detail about what actually happens. Basically, it is explained that when our bodies don’t get the proper amount of water that they need to function, they […]
Legend has it that in the early 1600s, when the bubonic plague ravaged Europe, four men made a living of looting the homes of newly deceased persons. The plague was spread by the bites of fleas that had left their usual hosts of rats and mice and begun to bite people. Not knowing how the […]