Heart Supplements That Will Energize Your Body And Reduce The Side Effects Of Statin Drugs

If your get up and go got up and went these heart supplements are just what youve been looking for. If you are taking any of the statin family of drugs such as Lipitor, Zocor or Crestor to lower your cholesterol you should not be without CoQ10. These drugs can literally kill synthesis of CoQ10. New clinical research You might say this study included a little monkey business. The subjects were thirteen male and eight female baboons. These primates were fed a variety of diets that were supplemented with different amounts of vitamin E and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). The purpose of the research was to measure the effectiveness of CoQ10 and vitamin E in reducing inflammation in the body. The …

Aromatherapy & You

Aromas are inescapable! Think about how you encounter them on a daily basis from roses in the garden, a cup of steaming mochacchino or soothing jasmine tea, basil that permeates spaghetti sauce, and fresh citrus juices. Noses detect hundreds of scents a day, and of those, the aromas of plants, fruits, barks and roots are able to do more than just feed us. Leaves from the tea tree plant not only heal cuts and burns, but the essential oil is strong enough to use as an all-purpose cleaner. The lavender flower yields an oil that can ward off insects, reduce stress, scent linens and get rid of bruises. Peppermint oil is a natural way to bid farewell to unwanted houseguests …

Nutritional Supplements And How They Help Your Health

From ancient times people have been taking nutritional supplements. They started with natural herbs often home grown which were usually brewed into teas and tonics. Now they have become more sophisticated and are available in all sorts of pills, capsules, liquids and of course teas of all sorts. What are nutritional supplements? Nutritional supplements are used to add nutrients to our diets that are missing or not taken in large enough quantities. They are available in pills capsules, liquids and teas. They can be synthetic or from natural sources. They will contain one or more of the following ingredients: Vitamins Minerals Herbs Amino acids Saccharides Why do we need nutritional supplements? These supplements are not intended to replace meals but …

Aromatherapy — The Fact & The Fiction

You’ve seen those mysterious little brown bottles in the health food store. But do you really know what “essential oils” are? Have you seen outrageous claims about lavender instantly curing wounds and found yourself thinking “Whoa!”? Let’s take a look at one of the biggest fads to hit North America in years and try to separate some of the fact from the fiction. AROMATHERAPY–WHAT IS IT? Though the use of aromatic plant materials dates back millennia, aromatherapy is a relatively new idea. In fact, the term “aromatherapy” wasn’t even coined until the 1920s. Though you’ll find people who claim aromatherapy can cure everything from AIDS to dandruff let’s first look at aromatherapy in its purest form–the use of fragrant plant …