Because of its amazing health benefits, this ancient oil is today referred to as a super-food. I found it restored my hair growth and color.
Your cooking oils have many more healthy uses other than just cooking. The oils can be used for massages and much more.
Those bon voyage parties are a thing of the past. No longer can we board a ship to see off family and friends. But one cruise ship line has brought back that old tradition and I had the pleasure of testing it out.
Yes, the toilet lid must be put down after use. It may seem like a silly rule, but it makes sense: when you flush without the toilet lid down, bacteria fills the air.
Camphor has been used for ages for a variety of purposes, including its use in cold medicine. However, the term 'camphor' is now being used for products that have been adulterated and are shown to be toxic. New York City's health department is warning people about the dangers of this volatile...
Yet another ancient herb is being used in the U.S. for it's powerful antioxidant compounds. The King of Bitters has a long history of use in Indian and Chinese medicine.
Just what is a vinegar pie? Why would anyone think of making a pie with vinegar? What's it taste like? How can I make one? Read on to find out!
What is mamajuana - and why is it recommended for men? It is a surprising drink, with healthy benefits that is making its way to supermarket shelves. But exactly what is it?
Can't sleep at night and want to avoid toxic drugs? Nature has provided everything we need to be healthy, including lettuce. This simple tea recipe actually works for insomnia in a very pleasant and gentle way. The lettuce also provides a multitude of healthy benefits.
Raw fats should be a part of every healthy diet. But too many of the fats we consume have little or no nutritional value because of processing. Knowing what raw fats are and adding them to your diet is a simple way to reap the healthy benefits.
The great fountain at Haiyantang in Yuan Ming Yuan, China, was decorated with 12 zodiac animal statues. These statues, however, were looted during the Second Opium War (1856 to 1860). China is now on a mission to purchase and reclaim all 12 statues.
If you dropped food on the floor, would you pick it up and use it? You may get away with picking it up and using it if you don't have a guest watching you. But it depends on the food, and the floor.
That not-so-innocent roll of toilet paper may very well be the cause of you itching until you feel like screaming. If you have tried a new brand - like the mistake I made using a so-called 'earth friendly' brand - well, that could be the cause of your unbearable suffering. But, even if you are...
Thinking about coloring your hair again, or for the first time? To be safe, it pays to be an educated consumer and know exactly what you are purchasing. The word 'natural' does not mean a product is safe.
Looking for some good luck in the new year? You may need a jade bok choy.
True bamboo leaf's tea is not to be confused with other teas of the same name. This tea is actually made from the leaves of the bamboo plant.
Asian cuisine is becoming more and more popular in the US. If you are planning to try your hand at some of the dishes, be prepared to use the right seeds, nuts and fruits.
If you want to try your hand at preparing Asian cuisine, it's a good idea to stock up on the basic seasonings. See an overview of the basic herbs and spices below!