Chamomile has been used for centuries, dating back to the time of ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, who began steeping fragrant chamomile elixirs for medicinal and healing purposes, from calming muscular and nervous tension to aiding sleep and healing wounds.
According to legend, the history of tea begins in ancient China in 2737 B.C.. Chinese emperor Shen Nong was seated underneath a tree drinking boiled water when suddenly, some of the leaves from the tree dropped into his water. Shen, being an infamous herbalist, was immediately interested in drinking the brew, which he found refreshing. The beverage quickly gained popularity and tea is enjoyed around the globe to this day.
There’s nothing like a good dose of warm summer sunshine to revitalize the body, yet while sunlight may have health benefits, it is essential that we protect our skin from the sun’s harmful rays and overexposure.
Native to Mexico and Central America, this wonder fruit truly supports overall wellness. Avocados are not only rich in nutrients but are also an excellent source of potassium and beneficial to gut health. Because they are rich in vitamins B6 and B5, avocados may help fight fatigue, depression and stress. Avocados also contain healthy unsaturated fats which may lower the risk of cognitive decline.
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Above all else, Mother Earth is the one thing we all have in common . She sustains us by giving us the air we breathe, food to eat and water to drink. International Mother Earth Day – AKA Earth Day – is celebrated by millions of people around the planet every year on April 22nd.
Dried fruits and nuts have been consumed since ancient times and are considered an excellent source of nutrients and energy. They are part of the Mediterranean diet and many cultures around the world consume them, use for celebrations and as ingredients for special occasions.
Winter months can be tough on the hair given the colder weather and dry air, causing hair to become dry, brittle or frizzy. But the good news is, there are ways to keep your hair happy and healthy during the winter season.
As we begin the New Year, many of us make resolutions, set goals and create new healthy habits. Self-care should top the list as we’ve learned over the past few years several that a wellness routine it is no longer an option but a necessity.
Keeping your immune system robust and healthy has never been more important. So, as we enter cold and flu season this fall, it’s very important to get proper sleep, exercise and maintain a consistent diet of immune boosting foods to strengthen your body against diseases.