Aloe Vera Healing Plant

Aloe Vera History  Aloe vera is one of the oldest mentioned plants on record due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. Aloe vera is a cactus plant that belongs to the (Liliaceae family). Aloe vera species is referred to by many names. The most commonly use are Aloe Barbadensis Mill and Aloe Variegata. Aloe vera plants are native […]

Are You Over Exceeding Your Carbohydrate Threshold?

Scientist suggests that certain diet and food choices may contribute to arthritis, muscle pain, asthma, acne and problem skin. Approximately 70% of our immune cells start in our digestive tract. The food we digest can reflect through our skin. Our immune system can be easily triggered by bacteria in food,  traces of a food allergen, […]

Environmental Allergens That May Contribute To Seasonal Allergies & Asthma

As the seasons change and spring is literally in the air, there are many factors contributing to the allergic disease such as pollen allergy. Pollen allergy is known to affect 50 million people in the U.S.  Nearly 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children in the U.S. are affected. Worldwide, allergic rhinitis affects […]

What Is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a whole medical system under the umbrella of holistic medicine and is a popular practice that claims to address a variety of conditions. It is a medical approach practice that is based on the concept that the body has the capability to heal itself. People often think that homeopathy, also known as homeopathic […]

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is significant in the way our bodies react due to smells and the association of memories. Some memories are triggered because the nerves in our nose store memories next to the part of the brain where memories are stored. Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants for their medicinal healing properties. The […]

Holistic Therapies Used To Treat Anxiety, Stress & Depression

Holistic medicine is a practice of medicine that advocates not only established Western approaches to medicine which includes diagnosis and treatment including surgery or pharmacology, but also includes Eastern medicine approaches to well-being which includes acupuncture,  herbal medicine, aromatherapy, yoga and meditation. Yoga is a practice from India which promotes the health and well-being of […]

What are essential oils?

Essential oils are concentrated liquids from plants that contain volatile aroma compounds. They are most used in aromatherapy and consist in entirely of botanical manner. Essential oils may be also known as volatile oils or ethereal oils. Similar to herbs essential oils have many uses that include aromatherapy, pharmacology, food flavoring and perfumery. Botanical oils […]

Holistic Allergy Relief Using Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus History Eucalyptus is a plant genus of the Myrtaceae plant family native to Australia. Dated back to the 17th century, eucalyptus was used in traditional medicine, as a germicide, bug repellent, flavoring, fragrance, and industrial uses. Aboriginal Australians used the eucalyptus leaves (medicinally for relief of aches, pains and colds) in infusions to make […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation Is At The Root of Most Diseases Living with a disease or having our immunity being compromised by common diagnoses such as, arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), we should pay more attention to the long-term effects that are needed. A commonality introduced by inflammation is at the root […]