DIY Anti-Inflammatory Herbal Supplement

After a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis, I started to research ways to lessen the pain, increase mobility and even meditations to reverse it. My greatest accomplishment was creating my own supplements to help. Why keep this information to myself when so many others can benefit? So I have included a brief glimpse at my plan and the exact recipe so you can make your own supplements too. If you know of anyone who is suffering from inflammation in their bodies, excess stress, anxiety, depression or a health problem, please share this with them.

Reiki – A Japanese healing technique

Reiki (pronounced RAY-key) is a Japanese healing technique that promotes stress reduction and relaxation. The healing takes place by the practitioner channelling ‘life force energy’ to improve and re-balance the body’s energy systems, allowing the reactivation of the body’s natural healing abilities.

Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….

Frankincense, also known as Olibanum is an oleo-gum resin that is obtained from the trees known as Boswellia which are found in Oman, Yemen, North Africa and Somalia. The resin is obtained by tapping the Boswellia tree using a process called striping, whereby the bark of the tree is cut allowing the oleo-gum resin to … Continue reading Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….

Coconut Oil…healthy or unhealthy???

Coconut oil. It’s all the rage as a super food but what I wanted to know is…why? What’s so ‘super’ about Coconut Oil? Why has it become so prevalent in today’s modern society when it’s been used for thousands of years in traditional cultures?  Why the sudden turnaround from being unhealthy to being exceedingly healthy? … Continue reading Coconut Oil…healthy or unhealthy???

Towers of Beauty – Selenite Crystals

Selenite, Satin Spar, Desert Rose and Gypsum Flower are all varieties of the mineral known as Gypsum. This mineral is composed of calcium sulphate dehydrate. It is written chemically like this CaSO4·2H2O. With regards to these four varieties of Gypsum, today we are going to concentrate on the Selenite variety. The name ‘Selenite’ comes from the … Continue reading Towers of Beauty – Selenite Crystals

Salt Water…..Drink It! Are you crazy?

When I first heard about Himalayan Sole (pronounced so-lay), I not only thought it was pronounced soul but thought you've got to be out of your mind to drink that!! What crazy notion is this? However, the more I researched and learned of all the benefits, the closer I came to actually taking the plunge. So … Continue reading Salt Water…..Drink It! Are you crazy?

Halotherapy (Salt Therapy) – What? How? Where? When? Who?

By now, most people have heard of Halotherapy (Salt Therapy) and have noticed Salt Therapy Rooms popping up in most cities around the country. WHAT exactly is Halotherapy? Halotherapy, in essence, is a drug-free therapy that utilises Salt to help relieve a variety of ailments. You’ve probably seen a myriad of wellness clinics using the … Continue reading Halotherapy (Salt Therapy) – What? How? Where? When? Who?

Turmeric – A Spice for Health

Turmeric, what is it? Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a rhizomatous (underground plant which sends out roots/shoots from its nodes), herbaceous (herb like) perennial (long lasting) plant that, is part of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). The chief constituents of Turmeric are curcumin, curcuminoids (curcumin II & III, cyclocurcumin) and essential oils. The active ingredient in Turmeric … Continue reading Turmeric – A Spice for Health