27 years ago, Annette Larkins decided to become a raw vegan. She was already enjoying a vegetarian diet at the time, but decided to take it a step further. Her main motive was to improve and maintain her health. What she got in return surpassed her expectations and made her a star of the raw vegan community. Watch the video below to hear her full story:
If you have a houseplant and forget to give it water for extended periods of time what happens? The physical appearance of the plant begins to wither. It shrivels and drys up, loses its color and liveliness, and it eventually dies. Humans aren’t any different than plants in this aspect. Without water, which comprises approximately 75% of our bodies, we would die.
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is very versatile and has many all-natural uses in food, household cleaning and health. Many health enthusiasts praise the healing properties of ACV to cure almost everything. I’ve already written at the past about the versatility of ACV in in my previous articles about the 10 Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar for Great Health and At Home and 11 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Revolutionize Your Health.
In this article I am to explain specifically on how to use ACV to cleanse and detox and I am going to share with you ACV detox drinks
Many of us are tormented by chronic headaches or migraine attacks. These hit us when we least expect them and they can make the simplest day task a huge and painful challenge. I’ve already written in the past about top 10 natural tips and treatments to relieve migraine, but in this article I would to talk about essential oils for migraines.
Essential oils can successfully be used to soothe headaches and migraine to get you through the day. But keep in mind these frequent headaches can be a symptom of something more serious and you should discuss them with your doctor to find the underlying cause.
Eczema or dermatitis is one of the most common skin diseases affecting thousands of men and women of all ages. It can appear on every body part, but is most typically seen on arms, legs, knees, elbows, cheeks, and forehead. Although doctors are still not sure what exactly causes the redness, swelling, itch, dryness, flaking and even bleeding of the skin, it is believed that it is an overreaction of our body to certain allergens. I’ve already written in the past about 11 natural treatments for eczema, but in this article I will concentrate on essential oil for eczema.
Tea tree (melaluca alternifolia) is native to Australia and using steam distillation, essential oil is extracted from its leaves and used as a natural health remedy. It is one of the most versatile and effective essential oils and it’s packed with a wide range of natural health benefits that puts it in a class of its own.
Tea Tree essential oil has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. It contains constituents called terpenoids and it is believed that these naturally occurring organic chemicals are the main reason for its healing properties. Terpenoids are used extensively for their aromatic qualities and they also play a role in traditional herbal remedies and are under investigation for their antibacterial and their pharmaceutical functions.
Scents can have a very powerful effect on our emotions and mood. Essential oils are volatile oils that contain aromatic molecules that are able to cross the blood/brain barrier. Hence their direct effect on the parts of our brain that control stress, anxiety, fear, and depression.
Although severe cases of depression or anxiety cannot be cured through the use of essential oils alone, they can definitely help you on your way to reduce stress and relax body and mind.
Although essential oils are not a weight loss miracle on their own, they can help you on the way. They can be very useful to curb your appetite, boost metabolism, improve digestion, control blood sugar levels, and balance your mood. Combine the following essential oils with a healthy, well-balanced whole food diet and regular exercise and you will see some great results.
The current Ebola epidemic is developing into a convoluted issue as the disease spreads. Media coverage of Ebola draws the highest public attention percentage, beating the ISIS conflict, secret service turmoil and Hong Kong protests. But why is the disease becoming such a prevalent part of our popular culture? Is Ebola now airborne? What are the chances of contracting Ebola through the air? I am going to answer these question in this article.
Knee injuries are a burdensome misfortune. They can turn a normal routine on its head and change a life forever with a simple twist or pull of the muscle. Even the strongest athletes in the entire world live in mortal fear of them. An injury to the knee could be the result of intense physical activity or a simple bad step during a casual daily routine. In this article I will describe 5 little known habits that can damage your knees that you should stop right now.