Albahaca – ‘royal’ herb with surprising benefits found in every kitchen

Albahaca is a herb commonly known as Basil. It is a member of the Ocimum family. Its botanical name is Ocimum basilicum. The name epithet basilicum means 'royal or king-like'. It is grown in many parts of the world, as herb in Amazonian regions and India. Commonly used as food spice – its healing abilities … Continue reading Albahaca – ‘royal’ herb with surprising benefits found in every kitchen

Beauty & hygiene: the benefits of natural products

There are thousands of products on the shelves nowadays which claim to be natural. There are many which beauty salons chose for several of their treatments. But how safe are these products really? And what does the term natural product really mean these days? Companies which produce beauty products often try to find temporary solutions … Continue reading Beauty & hygiene: the benefits of natural products

Support your body during and after stress

We all find ourselves in stressful situations in life. The most important thing to do is obviously to calm down and resolve the situation. We can support our body during and after first stressful response called ‘flight or fight’. Long term stress will eventually cause exhaustion and severe health issues. The main nutrients that can … Continue reading Support your body during and after stress

The E numbers in your food – what to watch out for

An E number is a reference number given to food additives. We often think that since it was approved in specific food, it must be safe. The E numbers and other food additives can be harmful to the body and cause problems particularly in people with high sensitivity and those who suffer from allergies. Adults … Continue reading The E numbers in your food – what to watch out for