Top 9 Immune System Boosters

You can strengthen your immune system naturally with holistic medicine. If you catch more than two colds a year you probably have weakened immune system.  Weakened immune system leads to infection, infection causes damage to the immune system, which further weakens resistance. Enhancing the immune system can provide the answer to breaking the cycle. What…

What are the Health Benefits of Amalaki aka Amla?

What is Amalaki aka Amla? Amla literally means “sour”; it is the Hindi word for a fruit tree (Emblica officinalis or Phyllanthus emblica) that grows throughout India and bears sour-tasting gooseberry-like fruits.  Amla is also known by the Sanskrit name “Amalaki.” Other Sanskrit nicknames for amla—names meaning “mother,” “nurse,” and “immortality”—are a testament to the healing capacity of its…

Benefits of Hibiscus Flower Tea

Hibiscus tea was a beverage of choice for Egyptian pharaohs in ancient Egypt. In fact, many cultures, including those in the Caribbean, Mexico, China, Africa and Europe, cultivated and used hibiscus tea, not just for its flavor but for its medicinal properties. High in vitamin C, minerals and antioxidants, hibiscus tea has been recognized in…

Top 11 Essential Oils

What is essential oil? An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An oil is “essential” in the sense that…