Bitter melon has a very long history of medicinal use in the East. It has been used traditionally for high blood pressure, skin infections, painful menstruation, kidney stones, colic, malaria, glaucoma,high cholesterol, diarrhea, stomach cramps, hemorrhoids, and fever. Bitter melon contains alkaloids, glycoside, peptides, acids, cucurbitins, charantin, cucurbitacins, momordine, momorcharins, and proteins. It is thought that the primary constituents responsible for the hypoglycemic properties are charantin, cucurbutanoids, momordicin, and oleanolic acids. Recent scientific findings have been pointing to the hypoglycaemic and anticancer effects of bitter melon….Readmore
We all know that pumpkin seeds are great for our health, but did you know that ¼ cup of the seeds contains 50% of the recommended daily amount of magnesium? Magnesium is an important mineral involved in numerous body processes such as the creation of ATP and the synthesis of DNA and RNA. It also plays a role in the pumping of blood, proper formation of teeth and bones and relaxation of the muscles and blood vessels….Readmore
If you are someone who was diagnosed with diabetes, you know that from now on you will have to be attentive to your diet and respect a certain routine.
A few years ago having a chronic illness represented something really serious and difficult to cope with, but with the advancement of science and the necessary changes in diet and physical activity, diabetes can be perfectly manageable….Readmore
We all know that pumpkin seeds are great for our health, but did you know that ¼ cup of the seeds contains 50% of the recommended daily amount of magnesium? Magnesium is an important mineral involved in numerous body processes such as the creation of ATP and the synthesis of DNA and RNA. It also plays a role in the pumping of blood, proper formation of teeth and bones and relaxation of the muscles and blood vessels…Readmore
Guava is a native fruit from Central America that is currently cultivated in many parts of the world, mainly in Spain.
It has a sweet flavor mixed with some acidity, comes from the guava tree and although there are numerous varieties, the fruit that has more nutrients is the one with the pink pulp.
But in addition to being appreciated for its flavor, guava has other benefits and both its leaves and roots are used to prepare medicinal infusions….Readmore
People in the past didn’t have medications by their side to treat their health problems. Instead, they relied on natural remedies with a wide range of action that didn’t have any kind of adverse side-effects like prescription drugs have today.
Recently, medication overdose has become a common problem for millions of people around the world. We are taking pills for every kind of pain that we feel, which can disrupt the natural balance in our body and destroy our health. We have forgotten how powerful nature is, and that it contains all the essential ingredients that are vital for our health. Natural remedies work better than conventional medications and help us in many ways without harming our health….Readmore
The fig is a fruit that we consume infrequently and is unfortunately missed the opportunity to enjoy more often a delicious fruit and with a high nutritional value. But at the same time, we lose sight of their invaluable healing powers.
The fig is native to Asia and both the fruit and leaves contain medicinal properties very beneficial to health.
Below we will detail some of the uses you can give the fig in relation to your health….Readmore