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4 Health Benefits of Red Maca Powder

By | 2018-12-05T04:29:26+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Touted as one of the world's most powerful superfoods, red maca powder is made by drying and grinding red-skinned maca root which is primarily grown in high altitude regions of Peru. Although red maca root is closely related to other types of maca, research shows [...]

Hawthorn Tree – Folkore and Traditional Uses

By | 2018-12-01T15:15:17+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawthorn is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the family Rosaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia, and North America. The name "hawthorn" was originally applied to the species native to northern Europe, especially the common hawthorn C. monogyna, [...]

Ergot: A Valuable Resource for Modern Medicine

By | 2018-11-14T02:24:18+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ergot alkaloids are responsible for many deaths, including 40,000 recorded deaths in France back in 943, but these alkaloids have been utilized for medicinal purposes. Claviceps purpurea, better known as ergot, is a parasitic fungus that attacks the ovary of cereal grasses, there is much [...]

Echinacea: A Flower for Preventing and Treating the Common Cold

By | 2018-11-07T00:23:14+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Echinacea is a popular herbal supplement. It’s used as a natural remedy for preventing and treating the common cold… but does it work? This article reviews the known benefits of echinacea. What Is? Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is a flowering plant from the Asteraceae [...]

8 Natural Remedies to Treat Agoraphobia

By | 2018-11-04T03:44:23+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Agoraphobia is a condition which is characterized by anxiety and stress. This is because a person suffering from agoraphobia is constantly worrying that he/she will suffer from panic attacks in a public place and that there will be no one to help him/her or understand [...]

7 Incredible Benefits of Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)

By | 2018-10-27T16:36:17+00:00 October 27th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Native to India and Africa, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an herb derived from a plant root that’s a distant relative to tomatoes and potatoes. Ashwagandha has been used for thousands of years in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a revitalizer. In Sanskrit, ashwagandha means “the smell [...]

Natural Ways to Beat Chronic Stress

By | 2018-10-26T02:16:18+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chronic stress doesn’t always have a simple solution. It doesn’t usually have a single cause. There is no doubt, however, that a sense of powerlessness lies at the center of that emotional cyclone. Whether the stress is due to financial concerns, a job you hate, [...]

Quinoa: The Supergrain Of The Future

By | 2018-10-24T04:01:31+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Quinoa is a flowering plant in the amaranth family. It is a herbaceous annual plant grown as a grain crop primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa is not a grass, but rather a pseudocereal botanically related to spinach and amaranth. Quinoa provides protein, dietary fiber, [...]

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Basil

By | 2018-10-22T01:49:35+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Basil is one of the most commonly consumed herbs and one of the most well-loved herbs as well! Basil has the ability to add a nice Italian flare to just about any dish and tastes amazing chopped and added to a freshly made vegan pizza. [...]

10 Ways to Use Banana Peels

By | 2018-10-18T22:16:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

The most common thing to do with banana peels is to throw them in the trash. However, there are various miraculous uses for this frequently-overlooked product. The peels can be used in your kitchen as a cleaning product or in your beauty routine. We collected [...]