Aloe Vera Healing!

Oh my what a wonderful healing herb!  Aloe vera originates in the Arabian peninsula, but is grown in tropical climates around the world.  This cactus like plant has so many healing benefits, it’s truly amazing!  The pulp that comes from the leaves is a gel like substance with so much healing to offer!  The components…

WOW, Ginger!

Ginger, also known as zingiber officinale, is a powerful herb that is packed full of healthy benefits.  This herb is native to tropical rainforests of India across to Southern Asia, but now cultivated in other regions across the world.  The root of the plant is mainly used as a spice and also medicinally.  Ginger is…

Relax with Lavender

Are you stressed?  Depressed?  Experiencing headaches?  Relax with lavender! Lavender is an herb that is also known as lavandula angustifolia,  which relieves stress and depression.  It even relieves headaches!  WOW!  What a stress reliever!  The main component in lavender is alpha-pinene, which has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties. Uses of lavender Cooking Many people…

The Power of Garlic

Garlic is an herb that comes from the plant Allium sativa, which is used in various meals as well as ancient traditional herbal medicine.  Garlic contains many sulfur compounds, which give it its healing properties.  It is an antioxidant, with anti-fungal properties.  One of the phytochemical components of garlic is allicin, which helps reduce inflammation, fights heart…

Get Healthy With Cinnamon

During the fall holidays, everyone is cooking and eating so many tasty meals!  Let’s face it, no one really wants to adhere to a diet during this time of year.  Actually, this is when people gain the most weight!  Smh (I’m guilty too, lol).  Well, there is a way that would benefit your health while…