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The Many Uses Of Eucalyptus Tree

By | 2018-08-11T23:23:27+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Most people readily recognize the scent of eucalyptus, but many don’t realize that this evergreen tree also has a wide variety of uses. Koala bears typically come to mind when thinking about eucalyptus, although it is used by humans as well. The most common type [...]

Mullein (Verbascum thapsus): Ancient Medicinal Plant

By | 2018-08-08T11:22:42+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Verbascum thapsus, the great mullein or common mullein, is a species of mullein native to Europe, northern Africa, and Asia, and introduced in the Americas and Australia. It is a hairy biennial plant that can grow to 2 m tall or more. Its small, yellow [...]

Agave – Traditional Uses and Healing Properties

By | 2018-08-03T17:52:33+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Native to the deserts of Central America, agave is a succulent perennial with large rosettes of thirty to sixty fleshy, sharply-toothed leaves that reach a height of six feet. Agave produces clusters of yellow flowers, growing to three inches across and bloom on a polelike [...]

Important Feng Shui Plants and Trees

By | 2018-07-25T00:29:02+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Feng shui is a tradition that really likes drawing parallels with nature. It talks about the integration of human life with nature so as to achieve maximum positive chi. One of the best ways through which a person can achieve the maximum benefit and unity [...]

GMOs: Are They Safe?

By | 2018-07-23T18:13:38+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

There is a growing amount of information about GMOs in recent years that, (genetically modified organisms), appear to confirm serious health and environmental implications due to these ‘novel’ foods. With that mounting evidence that GMOs may pose a risk, we ask the question: Are GMO foods [...]

Air Pollution Causes, Effects & Simple Solutions

By | 2018-07-22T22:58:09+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

When people think of air pollution, most immediately picture heavy smog drifting over cities and industrial plants. This is the first and most evident form of air pollution, but it’s not the only one. Let’s begin today’s discussion by defining the term air pollution at [...]

Heart Shape – Symbolism and Origins

By | 2018-07-20T02:33:51+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The heart shape is an ideograph used to express the idea of the "heart" in its metaphorical or symbolic sense as the center of emotion, including affection and love, especially romantic love. The "wounded heart" indicating lovesickness came to be depicted as a heart symbol [...]

The Spirit, Mind and Soul

By | 2018-07-11T23:29:33+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The words Mind, Soul, and Spirit are often used interchangeably. In most cases, people have only a superficial understanding of these words and no concrete idea of their true nature. Here we will try to give a short answer to the questions: “what is Spirit?”, [...]

Calendula Officinalis Benefits

By | 2018-07-11T02:04:13+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Calendula officinalis, or pot marigold, bears bright yellow flowers that resemble daisies and make it an ornamental favorite, but it's also edible and has medicinal value. Active ingredients in its flower petals have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial abilities that help heal cuts and burns. If you [...]

Angels, Devas and Nature Spirits

By | 2018-07-08T00:46:23+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Angel is a term popularly used to refer to a wide variety of beings, from dead humans now residing in the afterlife to God’s messengers, heralds, and helpers in sustaining the universe. For me, an angel is part of a class of beings whose function [...]