Coffee Has Its Perks

An interesting, Turkish Proverb reads “Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and as sweet as love”. This Turkish proverb states how some people feel about this beloved beverage. Today, coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages.  Some of the places...

The Good Fortune of Tea

Tea is made from the leaves of the tea plant Camellia sinensis. There are many different varieties of tea including green tea, black tea, oolong tea, yellow tea and white tea. The Yunnan Province in China is said to be the birthplace of tea and the home to the world’s...

The Essence of Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used throughout the centuries dating back to ancient times.  The purpose of essential oils has seen a wide variety of usage including incense, a flavoring in foods, a defense to ward away evil spirits, and as an application to multiple medical...

Let’s Focus on Heart Health

Cardiovascular diseases are one of the major causes of disability and death in the United States.  Strengthening your cardiovascular system through diet, exercise, supplements and medicinal plants are good ways to improve your health and increase your longevity. ...

Medicinal Plants for Respiratory Health

It is that time of year again when everyone seems to have respiratory ailments.  Respiratory ailments are defined into two broad categories, upper and lower respiratory problems. Upper respiratory problems usually have simple ailments such as a cold, runny nose, sinus...