North America

Ayurvedic medicine is the oldest treatment in the world 1

Ayurvedic medicine is the oldest treatment in the world

Dubbed the “science of life” 5,000 years ago in India, using ayurvedic medicine may be the oldest medical system in existence today. Its premise is that your body’s biological intelligence (or ability to heal itself) acts through three forces called doshas. These are : vata (space and air), pitta (fire and water), kapha (water and earth). …

Ayurvedic medicine is the oldest treatment in the world Read More »

BILBERRY improves blood flow

Parts Used: Leaves and ripe berries. Function: Bilberry contains bioflavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants. Uses: * Traditionally bilberry was used in Northern Europe and North America for conditions such as diarrhea, kidney stones, urinary tract infections and scurvy. * More recently, bilberry has been used for strengthening connective tissue and capillaries, and to improve blood …

BILBERRY improves blood flow Read More »

Enokidake – Japan delicacy

Enokidake (Flammulina velutipes) is a well-known delicacy in Japan, where it is appreciated for a fine garnish on soups. Also known as Velvet Stem, Golden Mushroom, and Enoki, the Enokidake mushrooms are surprisingly fruity and slightly acidic, rather than the usual earthy flavor for most mushrooms. Cultivation of the Enokidake, which thrives in North America, …

Enokidake – Japan delicacy Read More »

Irradiated Foods

Is it dangerous to eat foods that have undergone “radiation treatment”? It’s hard to be sure when the experiment is far from over. Irradiation is a controversial development in food technology whereby manufacturers expose foods to high-intensity beams of gamma rays. This is done to kill or render insects incapable of reproducing, to destroy microorganisms …

Irradiated Foods Read More »