Argan oil – the liquid gold with anti-aging effect

Argan oil - the liquid gold with anti-aging effectThe precious Argan oil comes from Morocco and has unsaturated fatty acids, which cause the formation of new cells and the anti-aging effect.

Argan oil is one of the finest oils in the world. The so-called “liquid gold” is now produced only in southwestern Morocco. Only in this area grows, the argan tree (Latin Argania spinosa), a species that is more than 25 million years old and can reach a size of up to 15 meters. This plant, which is called by locals “tree of life” is threatened with extinction and is therefore under the protection of UNESCO. The fruit of this tree are nuts, the high concentration and composition of particularly valuable and important ingredient is unique. The Berbers appreciate and take advantage of this natural product for centuries.

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Macrobiotic diet – the balance between Yin and Yang

Macrobiotic dietThe macrobiotic diet is based on two contracting powers, which must be included in this diet in balance.

The macrobiotic diet is based on the idea that the universe consists of two contracting forces: the yin and yang. A happy life is possible only with a balance of two forces. Accordingly, also considered for a healthy diet, and both forces are brought into balance. Many diseases of civilization are due to a backlog of damaging yin.

Yin and Yang – the forces of the universe
To offset the food is assigned to the two forces, the criteria for this classification of both the state as may be the form of preparation of food. Yin stands for the Plant, Light and feminine, while Yang the animal, severity and male embodies. As best as perfectly balanced between yin and yang foods, considers the macrobiotic diet theory whole-grain products. Originally, it was therefore the desire macrobiotic diet, the diet gradually to reduce whole-grain products. This is not practiced anymore. Continue reading “Macrobiotic diet – the balance between Yin and Yang”

What is Herbs?

herbal medicineHerbs have a high content of antioxidant substances and may protect against cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture investigated in this regard 27 herbs and 12 medicinal herbs the phenolic content and their antioxidant activity. They found that herbs have a higher antioxidant activity than fruits.

Herbs protect against free radicals

Antioxidants protect the cells against the attack of free radicals, by delaying the oxidation of lipids and other molecules or prevent. Phenolic acid and flavonoids , fruit, vegetables and other plants found in exhibit antioxidant activity to a. However, the flavonoids in certain herbs, Continue reading “What is Herbs?”

Natural Helpers – active ingredients of medicinal plants

herbs as natural medicineAlthough known for a long time, not all but some of the fine ingredients in medicinal plants are well known substances.

An herb is a plant that is used due to their content of certain substances for therapeutic purposes or alleviation of disease symptoms. Such plants find a use for thousands of years by the people who needed to operate this way in the “natural medicines” only. The term “herb” is completely independent of the botanical classification, growth habit or other uses. It means rather, each plant with a known therapeutic use of “healing plant”. We also say that each plant is a medicinal plant, one must know for what. Continue reading “Natural Helpers – active ingredients of medicinal plants”