Olive tree, Latin name Olea europaea was first used as the source of medicine for ancient Egyptians. For them it was a symbol of heavenly power. Olive leaves have been used in the human diet as an extract, an herbal tea and a powder. They contain many potentially bioactive compounds that have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hypoglycaemic […]
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Pharmaceuticals are human-made imitations of natural substances that the body needs to manufacture or utilize to maintain health, fight disease, or provide the body with the ingredients it needs. ‘Nutraceutical’ is a comprehensive term referring to any product that comes from food sources with additional health benefits, that supplements the basic nutritional value found in foods. […]
Magnesium is an essential element that can be found in green and leafy vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, avocado and some other fruits, raw cacao powder etc. It’s the mineral body needs every day. It helps to build bones and it improves nerve function. As one of the six micro minerals that form 99% of our […]
If there is one product that is packed with antioxidants, anti-bacterial properties and loads of vitamin E, it’s extra virgin coconut oil. It also has moisturizing fatty acids, which is quite beneficial for skin. Organic extra virgin coconut oil can be used in endless ways for your daily beauty routine. Here’s the beauty hacks you […]
Organic extra virgin olive oil is the new superstar in the world of food. There are myriad health benefits of using coconut oil in cooking and for healthy skin, hair and nails. It’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, high smoking point etc. makes it the perfect cooking oil there is! You can use coconut oil in […]
Turmeric has been a major food ingredient throughout Southeast Asia, although it grows in most tropical regions of the world. Bearing the scientific name Curcuma longa, the active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin which tastes bitter and earthy. Besides using in food, it’s a treatment for cuts, bruises and burns; cures stomach ailments and much […]
Diatomaceous earth is a natural product made up of fossilised remains of tiny aquatic organisms called diatoms. Usually, it comes in the form of a white powder and used in water filtering, food manufacturing, skin products and farming. It naturally eliminates free radicals, viruses, parasites and harmful organisms by binding to them and drying them […]
Magnesium is a vital element that is present in our bodies and is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions that regulate our health and wellness. Naturally the food we eat every day should be able to provide enough magnesium our body needs. But because of over-farming, use of pesticides for growing food, drinking filtered water […]
Garcinia cambogia is a small pumpkin shaped fruit, found in South East Asia and also goes by the name Brindleberry and Malabar Tamarind. Grown in a flowering evergreen tree, the fruit is yellow, oval and tastes sour sweet. The substance that got this fruit famous all over the world is called hydroxycitric acid (HCA) it’s […]
Nutraceutical supplements are products that refers to products sourced from food sources with extra health benefits, in addition to the basic food value of normal everyday food. The goal of taking nutraceutical supplements is prevention of diseases, strengthening the immune system and lowering the risk of chronic diseases. Choosing the right product as food supplement […]