9 Health Benefits of Green Tea & Matcha Powder

For centuries green tea has been one of the most popular beverages consumed in Japan and China. Its popularity is now rising in the west. A 2014 article in the Washington Post reports that Americans are drinking 40% more green tea than they did in 2000. Much of this rise in consumption is due to […]

12 Best Essential Oils You Need to Know About – Health Benefits & Uses

Fragrant plants have been used in folk medicine for thousands of years across many cultures. Methods for capturing the ‘essence’ of plants were first discovered in the Middle Ages. Essential oils are distilled or extracted from large quantities of flowers, leaves, peels, resin, bark or roots. For example, it takes about 220 pounds of lavender […]

7 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil for Your Skin & Body

Coconut oil, once limited to specialist Asian food stores, is now widely available in health food stores, online and supermarkets. Its popularity is due to an increasing number of media reports concerning its health benefits. While some of the health claims are based on anecdotal evidence, many are grounded in science. Indeed, coconut oil has […]

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