Coconut Oil Benefits

Coconut oil finally caught people’s attention

Everything about coconut is good. Coconut fruit, the flesh, water, milk and coconut oil, can all be consumed: as food, medicine fuel, fiber, and shelter. With regular use of unrefined coconut oil, you are able to slow down the aging process of your skin and bring back a youthful appearance.

Ginseng Root Benefits by Herbs Natura

Korean vs American Ginseng – Which One to Use?

In general, ginseng has been used to stimulate both physical and mental activity, improve endocrine gland function, to enhance sex glands especially when it comes to treating erectile dysfunction in men, boost energy, reduce stress and to enhance the immune system.

Cocoa Tree Health Benefits

The biggest slip-up about cocoa

In the Mayan culture, cocoa was “the food of the gods.” They used cocoa as food and as a medicine. In Europe, cocoa was first brought by Cortes in 1528. At first, it was consumed as a bitter drink and much later (17th century) it became popular when mixed with milk and sugar.

Turmeric Benefits

7 Turmeric Benefits You Should Know

Turmeric, The “spice of life.” Turmeric contains gum, starch, minerals, cellulose, volatile oil and a yellow colourant. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is used to strengthen the overall energy of the body. Recent claims are that curcumin’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions may be useful in preventing Alzheimer’s dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

Herbs & Nature Products

Mortar and Pestle

My new “friend” has finally arrived, a prehistoric and one of the oldest culinary tool, mortar and pestle. :) Just the other day, I was looking around Ikea’s kitchen section (image right from Ikea), when I spotted a tool I always wanted to have in my kitchen, a mortar and pestle, a tool for bashing and…