Chili peppers, despite their fiery “hotness”, are one of very popular spices known for their medicinal and health benefiting properties. The chili, actually, is a fruit pod from the plant belonging to the nightshade family (Solanaceae), within the genus, capsicum.
Sugar has become a constant companion in most of our lives. Whether in the form of spoonfuls added to your tea or coffee, or the industrial amounts included in soft drinks and processed foods, sugar dominates our diet.
By Gaye Levy, Contributing Writer and Rebecca Schiffhauer Guest Writer for Wake Up World The world can be a dangerous place. It is not as though we intentionally try to live dangerously, it kind of, sort of just… happens. Of course, we are being more than a little bit facetious when we say that because surely there is more to it than that. We’ve seen enough natural disasters over the last 10 years to realize that no one is immune, and Mother Nature isn’t selective. And there are dozens of other scary events that occur that are not-so-natural. Sickness, war, Continue reading A Big List of Essential Oils for Health and Survival→
Having trouble finding ways to get rid of that earwax without damaging the hardware that keeps you functioning? No worries, I have a few neat, little tricks that I always turn to whenever I’m at home and need some backup.
It’s funny how pain can take us by surprise. For instance, pulling a muscle you never knew you had or realizing just how much a paper cut can sting. It’s the same for sore throats. You never think about how much something so menial can hurt until it does.
Now that Santa’s left town you know what that means, right? Time to party! And if there’s one day to do a beverage right, it’s definitely New Year’s Eve. This year we’re making pears work double time – a ginger pear champagne cocktail for New Year’s Eve and a detoxifying green juice for the morning after.