Archive for the 'Natural Antibiotics' Category

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 24, 2010

benefits of grapefruit seed extractGrapefruit seed extract is a natural liquid product which is received from grapefruit seeds, white membranes and pulp by grinding or special type of blending. This product has been used since the 70s of the last century, and Dr. Jacob Harich was the first to study and document grapefruit seed extract benefits. He found out that this natural product i s very rich in natural antioxidants, Vitamin C, minerals, sterols and other natural elements. Since those times grapefruit seed extract is known as a powerful natural antibiotic, immune system stimulator and one of the greatest herbal remedies for cancer protection. Read the rest of this entry »

October 27, 2010

Skin InfectionsSkin infections are becoming more and more common in the context of the fact that human body’s ability to combat various infections has been decreasing lately. It is caused by excessive usage of various antibiotic creams and antibacterial soaps by many of us. Our skin produces special proteins to fight bacteria, but applying antibacterial creams and soaps in great amounts disturbs bacterial balance on the skin and lowers the chances of the body to combat infections on its own. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Goldenseal Root

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 16, 2010

Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) also known as Yellow root, Orange root, eyebalm or Wild curcuma, is a small perennial herb which can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern US. From the historical perspective, goldenseal was among the earliest known cures for cancer used by the Cherokees. Nowadays, thick well-developed root of this medicinal plant is widely utilized as a multi-purposed remedy for many health conditions and ailments. Read the rest of this entry »

Lapacho Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
July 7, 2010

Lapacho TreeMany of us heard about Lapacho tea, or “the tea of Inkas“, which is traditionally very popular in Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina and other countries of South America. This unique therapeutic herbal tea is made from the bark of lapacho tree called Pink Ipe (Tabebuia impetiginosa). It has amazingly beautiful blossoms with mesmerizing fragrance. Lapacho tree can reach up to 30 meters and grows up for 600-700 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Watercress Health Benefits

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 15, 2010

WatercressWatercress is a leaf vegetable which we can find in our markets and grocery stores, but it grabs our attention quite rarely. Unfortunately, this is one of the most underestimated veggies, which has very high nutritional value. Like his healthy, nutritious and commonly used relatives, broccoli and cabbage, it has numerous health benefits and known as one of the oldest green vegetables used since the times of Egyptian Pharaohs. Watercress has a wide variety of culinary applications and can be added to soups and salads, used for sandwiches and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Thyme And Thyme Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 10, 2010

Common ThymeCommon Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a quite popular medicinal herb which is used for its therapeutic benefits and as a culinary spice. The herb originates from the Mediterranean region and is known since the times of Ancient Egypt where it was widely used for embalming. In Ancient Greece, thyme was considered to be a symbol of courage and used to rise the spirit of the warriors. But the Romans were the first to start using thyme in culinary for its specific flavor: they were adding dried thyme leaves to their cheeses and wines. Read the rest of this entry »