Archive for the 'Herbal Remedies' Category

December 23, 2011

SaffronMental disorders and various types of brain damage related to incorrect neuro transmission has grown into a very common health condition nowadays. A great deal of people are suffering from related problems, and at the moment, numerous scientific researches and studies are being carried out in order to find an effective remedy or solution to prevent brain cell damage, all sorts of inflammation and all types of disorders or illnesses linked to this condition. Recently, the findings of a new related study were published in The Journal of Immunology, a journal of the American Association of Immunologists. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Coconut Water

Author: Carla Fiscina
November 15, 2011

coconut waterSome of us heard about coconut water, and some have already got a chance to try it. Coconut water is a very delicious, healthy and refreshing natural drink, totally free of fat and low in sugars and carbs. Nutritious and health benefits of coconut water are known worldwide, and it is possible to find this natural remedy in many organic food shops around the  globe. Coconut water is a little sweet and very pleasant drink received from the fruits of Cocos nucifera. This water is very rich in various nutrients, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, electrolytes, phyto-hormones and other useful natural compounds that can improve our health. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Elecampane

Author: Carla Fiscina
October 23, 2011

health benefits of elecampaneElecampane (Inula helenium) is one of the medicinal plants known for its numerous therapeutic effects and health benefits. This herb has a variety of common names like elfdock, yellow starwort, scabwort, horseheal, marchalan, velvet dock and others. It can also be called ‘wild sunflower’ and its tall yellow flowers do resemble tall sunflowers we all know so well.  Elecampane can be found throughout the regions with temperate climate, from the UK to the Himalayas and further to North America. It grows widely on the roadsides, fields and meadows. Besides, those who value health benefits of elecampane cultivate this medicinal herb to use for preparing elecampane tea and other herbal preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

October 13, 2011

gingerAlong with such natural remedies as green tea, aloe vera, ginkgo biloba, almond oil, garlic, and others, ginger belongs to the group of the most valuable and effective herbal remedies, which can give us a helping hand when fighting against a great variety of diseases and ailments. Ginger tea is an excellent remedy for colds, for minor digestive problems, for morning sickness, motion disease and so on. It can be used for pain control as a natural painkiller and a potent anti-inflammatory agent. In addition to this everything, the findings of the latest study suggest that ginger may possess good anti-cancer properties and assist in preventing colon cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

September 26, 2011

Maple SyrupMaple syrup is one of the most popular and unique products of Canada. Have you ever tried it? I’ll tell you: it’s delicious, useful, rich in manganese and very good for our health! It is well-known throughout the world, and recently it became a point of interest of scientists from the Far East. A group of Japanese experts from the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences discovered that maple syrup can be used by everyone of us as a great remedy and natural solution to improve liver health. Certainly, in case if 100% organic and high quality product is consumed in moderate amounts on a regular basis. Read the rest of this entry »

valerianValerian is one of the most common natural remedies for nervous conditions. It works great to calm down anxiety, nervous tension and other effects of stresses. Also, it is one of the best known and the most effective herbal remedies for insomnia. This natural solution has been widely used since the times of ancient empires, and its main advantages embrace such factors as quite strong action, the absence of dependency, headaches, allergic reactions and other common side effects. Today, scientists say that valerian can be a great remedy to relieve sleep problems that usually accompany menopause. Read the rest of this entry »