Articles about olive
People eat olives and drink the oil for health benefits. But we can also benefit from the leaves. Research done on Artemisia and olive leaves as well as some of their extracts prove they are hard hitters against diseases like malaria, candidiasis, hypertension, colds and flu, diabetes and poor circulation. Leaves grow on trees, so let's take a closer look!
Essential hypertension has no identifiable cause yet it is what over 95% of the patients with high blood pressure are being diagnosed with. Worst of all, are the medications that are prescribed for treating the effects of unknown causes. Are you a victim of Alien drugs with outlandish side effects?
Spend a few days with us in the Chobe River Game Park. An experienced game spotter will drive us through the African bush so we can see animals galore. Luxuriate in a game lodge and enjoy the Chobe River at sunset. This is a personal story and also tells how healing herbs like olive leaves can help the local population. Watch my movie to see a real life "cat scan" with the airport cat - Maria.
Drugs that treat mental illnesses may not address the underlying causes of nerve and brain damage so the condition persists. New discoveries are being made with phytochemicals that can help to restore brain and neural damage and help alleviate mental misery.
Kirstenbosch Botannical Gardens is the South African home to many medicinal plants that have been studied and calssified for compiling monograms. For thousands of years plants have been sources of both natural and patent medicines. How do they control the way these plants are used when they are sold? In their free, natural state there are no laws to govern the consumption of plants for personal use - obviously at the risk of the consumer.
20 years without catching a cold? There is a way to forestall the onset of a full blown cold. It all depends on what the warning signs are and how you deal with them. Basically you need to stay away from mould to prevent a cold!
Here is a healthy, natural and nutritious way to get more probiotics, minerals, fatty acids and enzymes at no extra cost. Use these recipes for fermented milk!
Entertaining and giving treats are usually associated with breaking diets and eating junk food. So here are the basig guidelines to provide healthy alternatives to suit the pickiest of eaters. Lay out a glorious festive spread to suit everybody. Or pack up a picnic and enjoy some beautiful scenery.
We all miss our favourite crumpets, cakes and other comfort foods that contain wheat or eggs when on a special diet. Here is the sweet potato alternative! Cooked and mashed it makes a wonderful dough base for burgers and patties. Add it to rice flour and enjoy food like never before!
Twenty years ago South Africa was in a giddy state of munltnational euphoria under the leadership of our first black president. The late Nelso Mandela, like everybody else was free to visit beaches movie houses, bottle stores and ride on train carriages that had been reserved for "whites only." The former system of racial separation had a lot to do with the Afrikaans language. Today we visited the monument in Paarl. It is open to all races and pays tribute to them in the symbolism of the architecture.
Not all parasites are bad. Understand how parasites behave because some of them are beneficial, especially our gut flora and they get wiped out with antibiotics. But everybody needs to flush out tapeworms, flukes and nasty relatives!
These pumpkin treats, uses and benefits are refreshingly different - healthy, funky and easy to concoct. Every piece of pumpkin has a purpose and nothing need go to waste, as you will see! My special video will help you to jazz up your pumpkins.
Go Bugs Bunny! Carrots can be entertaining too. Learn to use them in unique ways, to add fun to boring lunch boxes and ordinary dishes. Enjoy carrots both cooked and raw for a multitude of health benefits. But now we are going to play with carrots. Enjoy the ideas.
We can easily make more of our own yummy fermented foods like cheese, sauce, pickles and tasty cool drinks that provide us with probiotics and postbiotics - the micronutrients we take as supplements. Try these ideas for turning tasty food into functional medicines.
A world heritage site and the most floral dioversity per square metre - plus the new bridge for a walk amongst the tree tops. Reason enough to visit Kirstenbosch, the botannical gardens that have something for everybody. From tree huggers to intrepid hikers. Even blind, disabled or downright lazy visitors can chill with over 7000 species of plants and soak up the bliss.
It was hard for me to accept that some people do not want to get better. They seem to engineer a way to get cancer and then cling to the process to the bitter end - a pro-cancerous mind-set. They refuse your help, advice, treatment, remdeies and all you try to do. Funny, how the same remedies help other people with cancer and they return to their lives a bit healthier and happier.
Pineapples can duplicate the effects of many medications - from thinning blood and preventing clots to improving digestion, respiratory problems and inflammation. The peels and leaves are the richest sources of bromelain. This enzyme is vatal for digestion of protein and is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain, swelling and inflammation. It boosts immunity and is used for cancer treatments. Get all this out of a pineapple - plus a whole lot more!
Imagine paying a small fortune for an illegal dose of rhino horn only to find out it is medically inert? Tests show that rhino horn was useless as a medicine for treating fever, inflammation, cramps or water retention for instance. Do we need to kill rhinos if chewing your own fingernails is as ineffective as rhino horn?
Only three ingredients to make a non-toxic play dough. It is free of gluten and offensive chemicals and is suitable for all blood types. We can can relax about the mixture of yellow pea flour, oil and molasses being eaten and also used to play with.