Leaves for Medicine

Using leaves for medicine - mortar and pestleUsing leaves for medicine might sound odd, but it’s true. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as their primary health care tools. Today, a majority of new drugs (70 percent) introduced in the US are derived from natural products, primarily plants. Continue reading “Leaves for Medicine”

How to Improve Your Immune System

Immune SystemWe know our immune system is essential to our overall health. But what exactly does our immune system do? The immune system is the body’s defense against infection and illness. The immune system knows which cells are a part of the body. If the immune system finds something unfamiliar in the body, it destroys it. Sometimes the immune system overacts to basically harmless invaders, like pollen. Continue reading “How to Improve Your Immune System”

Guys Can Use Essential Oils, Too!

Guys can use essential oilsYes! Guys can use essential oils, and the should! Women are not the only ones who are allowed to enjoy essential oils and aromatherapy. Men are allowed to benefit from the power of essential oils. From hygiene and health to energy and around the house, every guy should be using essential oils. And they can do so without fear of smelling like a teenage boy who took a bath in cologne for a date! Yes, guys can love essential oils, too! Continue reading “Guys Can Use Essential Oils, Too!”