The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The combined colors of bloodstone allow it to function at the levels of the base and heart chakras. It encourages a balance of energy; practicality with the desire to grow; calming strong emotions, and is both stimulating and motivating. Bloodstone is also known as heliotrope and has a long tradition of magical use. A variety … Continue reading The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

Amethyst: February Birth Stone

The Meaning, Significance and Symbolism Of The Amethyst, February Birthstone Those born in the month of February are blessed with Amethyst as their birth gemstone. This stone was believed to ward off the intoxicating and alluring powers of Bacchus by the ancient Greeks and Romans, as well as keep the wearer calm, sharp and quick-witted. … Continue reading Amethyst: February Birth Stone

7 Healing Crystals For Children

I find crystals are an effective and simple way to help them overcome obstacles. I was recently asked what crystals were not only safe for children but would help them in their daily lives, so the following guide is an introduction to some useful healing crystals for children: Amethyst - is a calming crystal that … Continue reading 7 Healing Crystals For Children

Gemstones Are Naturally Healing and Energizing

Did you know that gemstones have the ability when used properly to energize your body, heal cuts, bruises, surgery, breaks, etc? Crystals have been used by Eastern Cultures, Native Americans, and many other cultures for thousands of years. Some of these uses are as follows: • Have quartz crystals set around your home to help … Continue reading Gemstones Are Naturally Healing and Energizing

Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glycemic Response in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Bozzetto L, Alderisio A, Giorgini M, et al. Extra-virgin olive oil reduces glycemic response to a high-glycemic index meal in patients with type 1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care. April 2016;39(4):518-524. The postprandial glycemic response is an important factor in controlling blood glucose in persons with type 1 diabetes. Although carbohydrate content of … Continue reading Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glycemic Response in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Honeysuckle {Lonicera caprifolium / Lonicera japonica}

Also, Known As Honeysuckle Jin Yin Hua The herbal plant called the honeysuckle is a climbing plant that can grow to twelve ft - four meters - in length. The plant comes in several varieties, and some varieties are deciduous - example, the L. caprifolium variety - while some are semi evergreen - the Asian … Continue reading Honeysuckle {Lonicera caprifolium / Lonicera japonica}

Wild Strawberries

Fragaria vesca Also, Known As: Alpine Strawberry Common Strawberry Mountain Strawberry Pineapple Strawberry Wild Strawberries Wood Strawberry Woodland Strawberry Wild strawberry plants are perennially growing and usually grow up to a height of one foot (0.3 meters). Plants of these species have the aptitude to endure frosts. While they blossom during the period between April … Continue reading Wild Strawberries

Homeopathy Helleborus

Black Hellebore / Christmas Rose Helleborus niger The homeopathic remedy Helleborus is prepared organically from the plant called Helleborus niger (common names Christmas rose or black hellebore). This evergreen plant produces dark-hued, rubbery, palmately parted leaves that appear on stems which grow up to a height of 9 inches to 12 inches (23 cm to … Continue reading Homeopathy Helleborus

Benefits Of Cinnamon And Honey

Since ancient times, people have been using a blend of cinnamon and honey to heal several ailments. While honey is readily available in most countries across the globe, contemporary scientists also acknowledge the benefits of honey as a ‘Ram Ban’ or extremely useful medication for almost all types of maladies. What is more significant is the fact that ingestion … Continue reading Benefits Of Cinnamon And Honey

Cardamom Health Benefits

What Is Cardamom Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamomum Other Names: Amomum cardamomum, Bai Dou Kou, Black Cardamom, Cardamome de Malabar, Cardamome Noire, , Cardamome Verte, Cardamomo, Cardomom, Cardomomi Fructus, Ela, Elettaria cardamomum, Green Cardamom, Huile Essentielle de Cardamome, Indian Cardamom. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a plant that is native to India, Bhutan and Nepal in the … Continue reading Cardamom Health Benefits