Rhodiola (R. rosea) is an adaptogen, an herb that helps protect cells from oxidative damage caused by environmental and chemical stressors. Because adaptogens grow under harsh climate conditions and must protect themselves against such environmental extremes, they’re very strong plants. Rhodiola, for instance, grows at altitudes 10,000 feet ( 3 km) above sea level, where the oxygen concentration is low and temperatures are cold.
5 Reasons to Try Black Seed Oil
December 13 2017
Oil is such a trend in the wellness space these days. From the never-ending coconut oil debate, to the various benefits of aromatherapy essential oils, and using them for beauty purposes like oil cleansing and oil pulling—it seems like oil is a buzzword that won’t be going away anytime soon! When it comes to black seed oil, the hype is well-deserved.
Essential Oils for Cleaning
December 12 2017
Use these essential oils instead of harsh cleaning products.
13 Natural Treatments for the Common Cold and Flu
December 6 2017
The common cold, a type of upper respiratory infection (URI), is the most frequent infection a person will encounter in their lifetime. It is estimated that there are more than 220 different cold viruses which infect humans. After exposure, it normally takes one to three days for illness to start, and the duration of a cold is usually seven days, but in some cases can last several weeks. The same virus never infects the same person twice, and while there is no cure for the common cold, there are ways to prevent infection.
Aromatherapy Recipes to Help with Holiday Stress
December 5 2017
Aromatherapy may help relieve winter holiday stress.
12 Health Benefits of Krill Oil
December 4 2017
Krill is a small, red, lobster-like creature found in the Atlantic Ocean. Krill oil is an essential fatty acid that is extracted from the crustacean. It contains the same omega-3 fatty acids as omega-3 fish oil and, for that reason, is chosen by many as an alternative. The fatty acids included in krill are docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
12 Holistic Remedies for the Common Cold
December 1 2017
The common cold is just that: common. It's often the body's way of getting one to slow down, take a break, and relax for a bit. While most of the time it will go away on its own, there are many all-natural remedies to ease symptoms so that it’s easier to breathe, coughs become lighter and less frequent, and overall, the sufferer feels less miserable. What's more is that natural or holistic remedies for the common cold are often less expensive than over-the-counter medicine. Many of the "side effects" from these holistic remedies are positive.
9 Health Benefits of Vitamin B12
November 27 2017
Vitamin B12 (also referred to as cobalamin or cyanocobalamin) is an important nutrient that your body requires to help optimize brain, nerve, and blood health. However, despite its importance, there's plenty of evidence showing that people around the world are deficient in this essential nutrient.
Mood-Boosting Room Sprays Using Essential Oils
November 17 2017
Indoor room sprays can help improve one’s mood.
Homemade Hand Sanitizer
November 14 2017
Make homemade hand sanitizer to keep germs away.
Natural Ways to Treat Sore Muscles
November 9 2017
Try these natural solutions to soothe sore muscles.
Turmeric Benefits, an Anti-Inflammatory Spice
November 1 2017
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.
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