How can you improve your health? The answer could be a spice in your cupboards! Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa and Indian saffron, is a rooted plant of the ginger family, often consumed for its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and digestive health properties. Curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, is believed to provide many of the health benefits. While many people have used turmeric as a spice to enhance their food for over the past 4,000 years, turmeric has played an important role in medicine! Today, its use continues to be researched as an alternative treatment approach for many common illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases.
Herbal teas can help relieve flu and cold symptoms.
Hot tea is a popular beverage during cold weather on account of its warmth, flavor, and aroma. Hot tea can also help relieve the aches and pains of the flu and boost the immune system. Many teas that are tailored for consumption in cold weather contain ingredients that can ease breathing and soothe a sore throat.
Since the beginning of human civilization, people have sought out the benefits of essential oils. The Egyptians used essential oils during the mummification process and ceremonial celebrations. The oils were highly valued, frequently given as gifts and even traded as currency. In the Bible, the Three Wise Men brought the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh—the latter two were essential oils.
Muscles, bones, skin and tendons are composed primarily of collagen, the most abundant type of protein in the human body. To be specific, collagen consists of 30-35 percent of all the protein in the human body. Collagen protein is also known as connective tissue and is responsible for stabilizing our skin and maintaining joint movement and flexibility. In addition, collagen provides our skin with elasticity. Studies show that collagen supplementation has many benefits, which include reduced facial wrinkles and helping to get rid of cellulite. I will discuss this further in this article.
October has been declared Non-GMO Month. Many people are still unaware of the concerns with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. It's always important to educate consumers about the products they buy, use, and eat on a daily basis. This is especially true because GMO products are often unlabeled. Non-GMO Month's efforts help to raise awareness.
Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM) is an innovative nutritional supplement that brings fast relief to people suffering from the pain, stiffness, and impaired mobility of osteoarthritis and other joint health problems.
On April, 2nd 1513 the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (1460-1521) and his fellow conquistadors landed in what is now known as the state of Florida. Legend has it, he was searching for the "fountain of youth". Obviously, he never found it, but the good news is that scientists have been working hard for decades in search of the “secret formula”.
Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old Hindi technique of medicine. Unlike the American methods of medicine that primarily depend on injections and supplements to cure illnesses, Ayurveda uses herbal treatment, massage therapy, yogic breathing, and diet to balance the body.
Many essential oils may be used as an all-natural alternative to help with a good night's sleep. That's because smelling essential oils not only produces a sedative effect, but they may also have an effect on diminishing anxiety, lowering blood pressure, and relieving built-up stress.
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