Health Benefits Of Horsetail Plant

Author: Carla Fiscina
August 18, 2010

Horsetail plant (Equisetum arvense) is one of the most common medicinal plants which usually grows in mud flats and shallow waters. It has a variety of other names: Shavegrass, Mare’s tail, Bottle brush and so on. Horsetail plant has been used for its unique therapeutic power for centuries, since the times of the Roman doctor and physician Galen who is attributed to discovering the majority of healing properties of this herbal remedy. He found out that this plant can be used to stop nasal bleeding and treat strains and severed tendons. Read the rest of this entry »

Herbal Remedies for Cellulite

Author: Carla Fiscina
January 26, 2009

Orange PeelCellulite, or orange peel syndrome, is something familiar to almost every woman over 25-30. It is estimated that more than 85% of today’s ladies suffer from cellulite, a problem caused by the accumulation of extra fat and fluids under the top layers of the skin and visible through the skin as those terrible lumps and bumps. Cellulite formation is attributed to various reasons. Those are, first of all, problems with blood and lymph flow in such body areas as thighs, hips, buttocks, low legs, stomach and even arms. Poor or unhealthy diet, bad eating habits, lack of physical activities, insufficient water intake, hormonal shifts, constant stresses and genetics are also among the leading reasons of orange peel syndrome. Read the rest of this entry »