Top 8 Benefits of Cinnamon

One of the most popular and recognized spices in the world, cinnamon offers some of the most impressive health benefits around from immunity booster to managing diabetes. Dating back to ancient Egypt, cinnamon is used in various dishes all over the world for its desirable flavor. In the past, it was used as a food… Continue reading Top 8 Benefits of Cinnamon

Eucalyptus Oil: Benefits & Uses

Years ago, before ever venturing into a more natural lifestyle of food and health, there were only two things I knew about eucalyptus: Koalas loved it, and Vicks VapoRub. That’s it. Since then I’ve eagerly taken the opportunity to learn more about eucalyptus, as well as other essential oils, and have found its benefits to… Continue reading Eucalyptus Oil: Benefits & Uses

Top 10 Benefits of Couscous

For a long time couscous was always a food that seemed to escape me. Not because it sounded or appeared unappetizing to me, but because I was raised on pasta and rice for so long I was just never motivated to try much else. Thankfully, though, over the years I’ve become more willing to give… Continue reading Top 10 Benefits of Couscous

Coconut Oil: Benefits & Uses

If there’s one oil other than olive oil that I absolutely swear by it’s coconut oil. I love coconut oil. Its sweet scent, taste, its variety of uses both in and out of the kitchen. It’s gentle enough for skin, and strong enough to prevent heart disease, even HIV and cancer. Coconut oil simply has… Continue reading Coconut Oil: Benefits & Uses

The Sweet, Sensational Benefits and Uses for Raw Honey

Some might assume the word raw equates inedible when it comes to food. Truthfully, that’s not always the case. In fact, when coming across the word raw what it really means is the preservation of vital nutrients in certain foods. Of course, meats and poultry should most definitely be cooked. But just as raw veggies… Continue reading The Sweet, Sensational Benefits and Uses for Raw Honey

Lovely Lavender Oil: Benefits & Uses

When I initially became interested in essential oils lavender was my first candidate, and I couldn’t have made a better choice. Not only does lavender oil smell divine, but it contains amazing benefits that help keep insects away, clear acne, cure insomnia, and even subdue muscle pain. Lavender oil is extracted from the flowers of… Continue reading Lovely Lavender Oil: Benefits & Uses

Benefits of Citronella Oil

Grown mostly in certain Asian countries and South Pacific islands, citronella is a grass that has a crisp, lemony aroma. The oil is extracted by steam distillation of the plant and bears many health benefits attributed to its antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, deodorant, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, insect repellant, stomachic, stimulant, tonic, and vermifuge… Continue reading Benefits of Citronella Oil