Category: Health Strenghtening


Shiitake (Lentinula edodes), translated to “Tree Mushroom” in Japanese, is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries. In nature, these mushrooms grow in groups on the decaying wood of deciduous trees. Its natural Read more…


Significant research has found thyme essential oil and its constituent thymol to be antiseptic. In fact, many mouth washes and antiseptic wipes often contain thymol. New research is also finding that thyme oil also reduces pain. Who would have thought? Traditional Read more…


The herb is a powerful diuretic that can treat kidney and liver problems, and can relieve digestive problems such as diarrhea as well. Cilantro is a healthy spice that has been used in our food for a long time. Besides Read more…


Is alkaline water good for you? A healthy body should always be slightly alkaline. The majority of people today, however, tend to be more acidic (if not highly acidic). This is caused by stress, environmental factors and the foods they eat. Why does Read more…


In the days of Christopher Columbus, men were pretty much obsessed with spice. They yearned for it and basically traveled all around the world in a futile effort to find new spices. But, of all the men obsessed by sensuous Read more…


You’ve probably seen purple dead-nettle growing at one time or another, even if you didn’t realize it. This common plant that’s native to Europe and Asia, can now be found throughout North America too, and it’s very widespread. If you Read more…


The Cherokee, the Native American tribe – indigenous to the South-Eastern United States – believed that the ‘Creator’ gave them a gift of understanding and preserving medicinal herbs. The Cherokee trust the healing and preventative properties of nature’s pharmacy. The Cherokee Read more…


The latest study, conducted at the University of Alberta in Canada, showed that a glass of red wine is as beneficial to our health as an hour of exercises at the gym. This is so because of resveratrol, which is contained in red Read more…


Almonds for Liver The liver is one of the most crucial organs when it comes to living as it is this vital organ that is responsible for flushing out harmful toxins – which makes it a great candidate to begin your Read more…


Super Puha could be the next big food fad following scientific testing that proves it’s high iron and nutrients. Kui Hikatangata, a third-year student  at the Manukau Insitute of Technology today harvested her third crop of puha and proved that Read more…