Herbs, Seeds & Spices
The health benefits of cloves are so great that the spice is harvested profusely in Zanzibar and is used in folk-remedies around the world – including Chinese medicine
Nettle is a wonderful health-boosting herb that has so many health benefits, they can hardly fit into this small space. Keep reading to see 29 nettle tea benefits.
A recent study published in Phytotherapy Research says that not only is turmeric effective at treating depression, it may even be more effective than some of the most common anti-depressant drugs currently on the market.
Dan Shen root is an incredible super food or herb used traditionally in Chinese medicine for numerous ailments including the improvement of cardiovascular health and better circulation.
Turmeric has over 600 potential health benefits. Here’s its top 3 healthy benefits and a video showing just how to incorporate tumeric in your daily diet.
After soaking the leaves in the water for a mere 8 hours, the fluoride was reduced to just 1.1 parts per million. The World Health Organization says that ‘safe’ levels of fluoride in water are no higher than 1 part per million.
Making your own pre-mixed seasonings is a smart DIY move. Especially if there are favorite dishes you make on a regular basis, having a pre-mixed seasoning on hand saves all the time of measuring out individual spices. You can also be confident that your seasonings don’t include MSGs or anti-caking agents like store-bought seasoning mixes often do. Depending on the prices you find on individual spices, you may also save money by mixing your own blends.
Provided by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Phys.org) A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer, according to newly-published research at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. The extract, known as epigallocatechin gallate, has been known to have preventative anti-cancer properties but fails to reach tumours when […]
Rachel Cernansky (Planet Green) Growing your own food can be so rewarding. Here’s a starter list of all the crazy things even urban gardeners, without space for a garden, can grow at home.