In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, we are excited to feature peppermint, a member of the aromatic mint family that you may already have squirreled away somewhere in your kitchen cupboard. While most have experienced peppermint as a flavoring agent, or perhaps as a comforting cup of herbal tea, few are aware of its wide range of experimentally confirmed therapeutic properties.
(Natural News) You need to eat a lot of fresh vegetables if you want to maintain your physical and mental health. But did you know that certain vegetables can help you detox, promote weight loss, and relieve inflammation?
(Natural News) Losing your eyesight can be a devastating experience, but it’s one that many people could be spared in the future as scientists have found plant compounds that could help prevent blindness.
Researchers from England and the U.S. tested naturally occurring homoisoflavonoids from the Hyacinthaceae plant to see how well they could stop new blood vessel cells from growing in the eye, which can cause several types of blindness. They found that one particular synthetic derivative could be used to develop future treatments.
(Natural News) Gut bacteria might hold the key to alleviating anxiety, depression, and possibly even post-traumatic stress disorder. The latest research suggests that the health of the gut exerts a considerable effect on the brain and mood of a person.
Conducted by McMaster University researchers in Ontario, Canada, the study investigated the potential influence of the gut microbiome on mental health. They found that there is a connection between gut health and how the body reacts to very anxious scenarios.
(Natural News) People love the citrus fruit for its amazing health benefits. Not only is it a good source of fiber and vitamin C, it is also rich in phytochemicals that help get rid of free radicals and treat certain ailments.
But here’s another thing you might not know about this nutritious fruit: it can reduce heavy metal toxicity.
(Natural News) Rooibos tea is made from the leaves of a shrub called rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), an herb indigenous to the mountainsides of the Cederberg region in South Africa. Rooibos tea is also referred to as red bush or African red tea. Traditional rooibos tea is made by fermenting the leaves, in which naturally occurring enzymes oxidize and turn the leaves from green to red. Green rooibos tea is also available, which is the unprocessed version. Although the herb is currently only harvested in South Africa, rooibos tea is available in grocery stores and online as it has become more known throughout the years for its many health benefits.
April 05, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons
(Natural News) Today, people’s exposure to toxins has increased. One of the biggest sources of toxin exposure comes from the food you eat. Fortunately, you can flush out toxins from your body through food as well. Here are 12 detoxifying foods you can use: Read more