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The Therapeutic Value of the Pine Tree

By | 2018-06-21T00:23:09+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

A mystical tree worshiped in many past civilizations, the Pine tree represents immortality in the Far East due to its long lifespan and its peculiar sap. It usually grows atop rocky mounts, in dry and poor soil that are acidic and sandy. The pine tree [...]

Psychedelic Lichen That Contains Multiple Hallucinogenic Compounds

By | 2018-06-17T00:06:37+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

A species of lichen from the rainforests of Ecuador proves that you don’t have to be a magic mushroom to contain psilocybin. It is the first and only lichen known to incorporate these substances. Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing [...]

The Therapeutic Uses of Salt Across Human History

By | 2018-06-14T20:41:55+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Is human life without salt imaginable? Probably not. Salt symbolizes life itself. Basic physiological functions depend on a balance between salts and liquids in the body. When the balance is upset, the disease may occur. Salt has been an essential, virtually omnipresent, part of medicine [...]

Korean Ginseng – Benefits, Traditional Uses and Side Effects

By | 2018-06-12T16:04:46+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Korean ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is considered an energizer, normalizer and stress reducer. It has been used traditionally to ward off fatigue and stress. It’s also used as a general tonic to invigorate a person mentally and physically. It is considered to be an “adaptogen”. An [...]

Natural Ways to Treat Hair Loss

By | 2018-06-04T10:18:21+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Just like every other health conditions, hair loss doesn't happen overnight. It takes time, coupled with prevalent symptoms. This is why it is believed that it's possible to minimize or prevent the chances of going bald. Because taking note of its early signs, and doing [...]

Medicinal Cannabis and Epilepsy

By | 2018-06-02T00:48:40+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Since medicinal cannabis has become a more commonplace alternative for a well-established list of ailments, patients are finding a place for it next to their Advil and Tums. But unlike many other chronic illnesses that can be managed with over-the-counter supplements, epilepsy requires a specific [...]

Lavender Plant Health Benefits

By | 2018-05-31T15:34:09+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The most important health benefits of lavender include its ability to relieve stress, improve mood, promote restful sleep, lower skin irritation, prevent infections, reduce inflammation, eliminate dandruff, and soothe stomach bloating. What Is Lavender? Nearly forty plants with the mint family are technically classified as [...]

Pau D’Arco: Benefits, Traditional Uses, and History

By | 2018-05-29T01:01:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Pau d’arco has a long and well-documented history of use by the indigenous peoples of the rainforest. Use of Pau D'Arco may actually pre-date the Inca Empire. Tribes living thousands of miles apart have used Pau d’arco for the same medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. [...]

Biofeedback Therapy Benefits, Uses and How Does It Work

By | 2018-05-26T23:16:02+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Biofeedback therapy teaches individuals how to improve their physical and mental health by controlling their bodies. Normally, certain autonomic bodily functions happen without conscious thought, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. Biofeedback therapy increases awareness of these functions, so individuals can learn to [...]

Natural Ways to Boost Our Libido

By | 2018-06-01T02:46:14+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

In the U.S. and Canada, it is estimated between 40 to 50 percent of women and 20 to 25 percent of men suffer from a low sex drive. There are several underlying causes of a low libido, including stress, being overweight, hormonal imbalance and suffering [...]