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Archive for the 'Herbal Remedies' Category

May 21, 2011

tomatoTomatoes are among the most commonly used and the most liked fruits which play a significant role in the cuisines of probably all nations on the planet. A lot is known about health benefits of tomato juice and consuming fresh tomatoes on an everyday basis. A new study conducted by an international team of scientists led by the experts from University of Adelaide has shown that consuming fresh tomatoes every day is linked to lower LDL cholesterol and lower blood pressure, as well as improved heart health and lower risks of many common serious heart diseases. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Parsley

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 16, 2011

health benefits of parsleyParsley is available in our markets and grocery stores year round, but spring is the best time to eat fresh parsley. This herb has a vibrant taste and a range of very valuable health benefits. Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a biannual plant considered among the healthiest and the most common culinary spices. Rich in folate, microelements (calcium, iron, and others), volatile oils, vitamin C, A and K, this herb is very easy to cultivate, and it will not take much of efforts to grow this magic plant in your garden or on your window sill. Read the rest of this entry »

February 12, 2011

spinachThose who are working out regularly and dreaming about having large muscles should actually try using a trick of Popeye. That’s right – eating spinach! Specialists of well-known Mayo Clinic in Rochester published their new findings about miraculous properties of spinach and other leafy vegetables to boost muscles by reducing the amount of oxygen needed for building muscle tissues during workouts. The report about the research was published in the last issue of Cell Metabolism journal. Read the rest of this entry »

Winter is a cold and flu season, and very few of us manage to live it through without having at least some slight symptoms of cold for a certain period of time. It is actually very hard to prevent a cold, and only those who have a strong immune system can be more or less successful in warding off colds in winter. Naturopaths and herbalists offer a variety of natural solutions to boost the immune system in winter, and this way prevent and possibly combat such diseases as influenza, cold, bronchitis and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

January 24, 2011

Frozen CranberriesCranberries are known as a source of excellent natural health and wellbeing. They have numerous health benefits and therapeutic properties. According to a recent research of the specialists from the Cranberry Institute, regular consumption of cranberry juice is linked to lower chances to develop gastric ulcers, as well as such problem as stomach cancer which is frequently caused by ulcers. This type of cancer is quite common and it is very important to prevent it. Read the rest of this entry »

Devil’s Claw Uses And Benefits

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 14, 2010

health benefits of devil's clawDevil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) is a member of Sesame family and native to the Kalahari and other hot deserts of Southern Africa. It is a small herb with beautiful pink or purple flower, which is also known as unicorn plant, grapple plant, wood spider or Harpago. This herb has been traditionally used in African medicine for treating joint, hip, knee and low back pains. In the early 19th century it was discovered by the colonists from Europe, that is why in our times Devil’s claw benefits are much more used in the countries of Europe as this medicinal herb is not very well known in today’s United States. Read the rest of this entry »

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