Essential Oils

Essential oils are the liquid extracts of potentially beneficial plants. They are becoming very popular as people use them widely for a variety of common conditions, and some research shows that they are helpful. The word “essential” is derived from the fact that the oils capture the plant’s scent and flavor, or “essence.” They are generally safe when used correctly–which means that they should always be diluted before applying them to the skin and never ingested. They are commonly used in aromatherapy. One plant yields only a small amount of oil, so it takes lots of plants for enough oil to fill a small bottle with essential oils. Get this: it takes about 50 roses to create just one single drop of essential oil. That is why they are expensive, but they last a long time, so it’s wise to accumulate a collection of various essential oils over time. Since…

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From Diabetes Research and Action

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a vital nutrient in the human body. CoQ10 is widely distributed in the human body and serves as a cofactor for the production of cellular energy in most human cells. As the name implies, a coenzyme is a factor that helps the function of an enzyme; enzymes are small proteins in the body that carry out nearly every chemical reaction. CoQ10 is made in our body and therefore for most people it is not essential to eat CoQ10 or take supplements, however CoQ10 status can become depleted because of various health conditions, medications and environmental factors.

How CoQ10 Can Benefit Patients with Diabetes

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a compound that helps to generate energy within the cells, which is why it’s so important in combating heart disease, poor brain function, and even cancer.  The human body is supposed to naturally produce CoQ10, but it decreases with age.  Therefore, we need to supplement as we get older. Recent research out of Kashan University of Medical Sciences (Iran, Nov. 2017) shows CoQ10’s benefits to diabetics.

Tips to Prevent or Lessen Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative health issue of the cognitive center in the brain. To reverse any degenerative health issue, you must first recognize the importance of the digestive system. First work on your digestive system, because (1) if there is a problem there, unwanted things get into the blood, leading to inflammation, which makes recovery difficult; and (2) you won’t get the nutrients you need if the digestive system has a problem. Here are important tips.

Have You Heard About Ashwagandha?**

Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogenic* herb that helps your body manage and adapt to stress by balancing your immune system, metabolism, and hormonal systems. Its anti-inammatory, antitumor, antistress, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, hemopoietic, and rejuvenating properties makes it one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. 

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