March 13, 2012 § Leave a Comment
Tea has many health benefits including manganese, good for physical development, and potassium, good to maintain fluid balance, a U.S. food expert said.
Phil Lempert, a food industry analyst, trend watcher and creator of supermarketguru.com, said studies also show tea drinkers are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than non-drinkers, and a recent study discovered black tea lowers systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
Black tea is also packed with flavonoids, antioxidants that help combat free radicals that cause cellular damage and aging.
Flavonoids also help prevent the oxidation of “bad” cholesterol, protect blood vessels from inflammation and inhibit blood clotting. « Read the rest of this entry »
October 10, 2011 § Leave a Comment
Holistic healing refers to taking a natural and “holistic” approach when looking for treatment for imbalances. What distinguishes holistic healing apart from alternative medicine, complementary medicine, and integrative medicine is that physical health is not necessarily the main focus. Even so, it is often the experience of physical discomfort that will first prompt a person’s pursuit of holistic healing.
Holistic healing is aimed all different parts of an individual, not just the physical aspect of a person. It refers to an ongoing journey of discovery in search of more answers and ultimately, living better. Aromatherapy, homeopathic treatments and ayurveda for treatment of many cancers, natural diets for treatments, exercise and meditation treatments are just a few types of holistic treatment that have become increasingly popular in the world of medical tourism.
July 26, 2011 § Leave a Comment
All Heal (prunella vulgaris)
All-Heal, Self- Heal and Heal-All are all common names of a plant which has many uses. Heralded for being an antibiotic, antiseptic, astringent and more, this is a necessary component to your alternative first aid kit!
The primary use for travelers is as a salve or ointment. All-Heal salve is used in all the ways you would use Neosporin to help keep cuts clean and heal faster. It has antibiotic properties to help prevent infection and heals cuts with remarkable speed. Look for an All-Heal salve or ointment sold under many brands.
All Heal is found on almost every continent and aside from its benefits as an herbal remedy, is showing promise in research for herpes, diabetes, cancer and even AIDS.
Source: Matador Life