September 26th, 2014
Do you love working with numbers, manipulating data and seeking elegant solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems? While many people profess a hatred of math, the fact is that math skills are […]
September 19th, 2014
Going to visit your dentist for that twice-annual checkup is rarely fun. Lying in a chair while someone pokes and prods at your teeth and gums with various instruments seems like reason enough to skip […]
Aloe Vera is probably one of the most popular and well-known herbal cures. The oils of the aloe plant contain antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral compounds that help prevent infections. Aloe Vera also has immune-stimulating and anti-inflammatory properties that make it particularly useful in treating skin disorders, minor wounds, and burns.
Cinnamon is an amazing spice that has incredible health benefits. Add cinnamon to your daily diet and you can expect to see reduced blood sugar by 10%! Use cinnamon in your oatmeal, toast, cereal, and baking for simple ways to include your daily dose.
Basil is one of the most popular culinary herbs due to its dynamic and delicious flavor and healthful properties. It improves appetite, settles the stomach, and acts as a natural disinfectant. Use it to add a fresh, flavorful accent to your soups, salads, sandwiches, and pastas—you really can’t go wrong with basil.
Aromatherapy uses essential oils to create aromas for the purpose of altering a person’s mind, mood, or health. There is little clinical evidence to support the efficacy of aromatherapy treatment, but this is largely due to the lack of studies using rigorous methodology. There is evidence, however, that essential oils (when taken through inhalation) contain therapeutic properties.