The use of scents for therapeutic purposes is not new and already used in the year 4500 BC in China. The ancient Egyptians also used essential oils, both for therapeutic purposes and for embalming. In ancient Greece, great physicians like Hippocrates and Galen used herbs and essential oils to...
Alongside the physiological aging of the skin occurs which involves a series of skin changes such as: The number of structures to renewing the collagen (which is called fibroblasts) decreases. Collagen is a protein that is present in the skin and is responsible for elasticity. When these structures decreases, the skin loses...
The hormonal change causes numerous symptoms such as heat waves, vaginal dryness, bone decalcification, mood swings, tendency to gain weight and others. This tendency to gain weight that occurs at menopause is made worse by poor diet and physical inactivity. Hence the importance of a healthy diet to help women...
The Spirulina algae is highly regarded throughout the world to be considered a very complete food for its high amount of vegetable protein (50 to 70% while only 20% meat) and a low level of cholesterol and saturated fat than they ideal for vegetarians, athletes and the elderly. However, in...
The mallow is known by different names like: Malva isabela, hollyhock, mallow and Canamera Indian real The ancient Greeks and Romans knew the purple, as the gold consumed in abundance with plant It is a plant, branched stem that grows well in semi-tropical and temperate climates. It has heart-shaped leaves, but...
Many people think that just by drinking a glass of milk a day and are consuming the amount of calcium your body requires. However, Is that the correct dose or, conversely, the amount is less than body requirements which could trigger a serious weakening of the bones? It is important to...
Ayurvedic is an ancient healing art practiced in India for about 5 thousand years. The term Ayurvedic comes from two Sanskrit root words: Ayur (life) and Veda (knowledge or science). It literally means "science of life or science of longevity". It is based on the need to prevent the disease...
The mint herb that comes from Central Asia and the Mediterranean, is a plant that may reach up to 80 cm. Its leaves are ovate and toothed and the stems are straight and follicles. It is grown with relative ease and be placed in the shade in a pot or...
Citrus fruits are mainly used in summer to prepare refreshing juices. However, they are much more important because, by its high content of vitamin C may help prevent various cancers, reduces the risk of anemia, cataracts and other diseases. This fact is based on a number of investigations. For example, in...
Calendula has been considered a medicinal plant since ancient times. Its fame grew even more during the Middle Ages, when great figures in medicine as St. Albertus Magnus Hiidegarda and prescribed its use for various diseases especially liver, stomach and insect bites. Healing Properties At present, it is particularly remarkable for their...
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