Chillie

A little Chillie is good for you

A Little Chilli is Good for You During the second quarter Lunar Phase, include some stimulating Chillies in your diet. Sprinkle them chopped on salads, pastas and for some hot and spicy dips for raw vegetables. Chillies increases circulation and the metabolism and may help to reduces pain. It also stimulates the brain to excrete […]

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Tonic Herbs

Tonic Herbs Herb gardening is all about growing your own organic medicine. Time to make use of some tonic herbs to strengthen the immune system and to bring balance. Parsley is still a great tonic, supplying nutrients that maybe beneficial for conditions such as anaemia, indigestion, water retention and fatigue. 3 reasons to grow Pennywort […]

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Oriental Vegetables

Oriental Vegetables It is the ideal time to add some Oriental vegetables to the veggie and herb garden. A rich source of vitamins, minerals and natural fiber that will help to give you a natural feeling of vitality and energy. Fresh, unprocessed vegetables are low in sodium and can help to reduce weight gain due […]

Kidney

Herbs for kidney cleanse

Herbs for Kidney cleanse Most of the time we hear the popular trend of using liver herbs to cleanse and detox the body and not often about balancing the kidney function to maintain optimum health. Some of the important functions of the kidneys include: 1. Eliminating by-products of protein metabolism that include ammonia and urea, […]

oregano

Oregano

Three ways to use Oregano: 1. Add oregano to omelets, frittatas and quiches for a peppery flavor. Use in dishes in combination with garlic, thyme, parsley and olive oil to spice them up. 2. Pick a bunch of Oregano flowers and Basil leaves, place in a vase on the kitchen windowsill to act as a […]

Thyme

Thyme is a Healer

Thyme is a healer Common thyme, that is often used to flavour culinary dishes, has powerful medicinal properties and may be beneficial for digestive ailments, intestinal worms, bronchial problems, throat infections, diarrhoea and lack of appetite. Drink 3 cups of tea a day, limited to 7 consecutive days. A strong thyme infusion with some salt […]