Plant: Garlic

By |2018-03-29T22:52:10+00:00March 29th, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Cardiovascular System, Food and Ingredients, Immune System, Plants, Superfoods|

Garlic has been used for centuries as a culinary spice and medicinal herb. Garlic has been cultivated in the Middle East for more than 5,000 years and has been an important part of ... continue reading on our blog

Plant: Cayenne Pepper

By |2018-03-26T19:47:18+00:00March 26th, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Cardiovascular System, Food and Ingredients, Gut Health, Immune System, Plants, Superfoods|

The interest in peppers extends to their nutritive and medicinal value in that peppers are a recognized source of Vitamins C and E and are high in antioxidants. These compounds are associated with prevention of... continue reading on our blog

Fruit: Grape Seed Extract

By |2018-03-22T23:20:38+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Anti-Aging, Cardiovascular System, Food and Ingredients, Fruit, Inflammation, Plants, Superfoods|

The seeds inside grapes used to be considered the worthless by-product of wine production. In the past, they were thrown out as waste. Come to find out, the seeds are extremely valuable. Find out how on our blog.

Plant: Cilantro (coriander)

By |2018-03-21T16:03:02+00:00March 21st, 2018|Cardiovascular System, Food and Ingredients, Plants, Superfoods|

Like politics and religion, cilantro elicits strong opinions. People love it or hate it. For some, it's an acquired taste. Even the name of the plant can be controversial. In the U.S., the leaves are called... continue reading on our blog

Plant: Hawthorn Berry

By |2018-03-20T21:53:56+00:00March 20th, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Cardiovascular System, Plants|

Hawthorn has been shown to lower unhealthy cholesterol and high blood pressure.  It apparently does this by improving the deposition of lipids in the walls of the capillaries and in the red blood cells that are squeezed through them.  This cuts down on the irritability of the capillaries, so that the blood passes more... continue reading on our blog

Plant: Aloe Vera

By |2019-01-15T20:18:26+00:00March 19th, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Food and Ingredients, Gut Health, Plants|

Aloe vera has long been used in folk medicine. It’s known mostly for being able to aid in the healing process of cuts and burns. It’s also known to moisturize and soften the skin. Aloe vera is also one of many anthelmintics. These are substances that destroy or... continue reading on our blog

Plant: Arbinogalactan

By |2019-01-15T20:13:28+00:00March 6th, 2018|Alternative Wellness, Herbs, Immune System, Plants|

Arabinogalactan (AG) What is it? Arabinogalactans have long been used as a dietary fiber and have recently been shown to significantly boost the immune system. Arabinogalactan (AG) is a unique polysaccharide, or complex carbohydrate. Continue reading on the blog...