Category Archives: natural

Healthy Tip

Healthy Tip
Let your tea steep Studies of tea chemistry have found that steeping tea for at least 3 minutes increases the release of polyphenols, chemicals in tea that have antioxidant and other beneficial properties, and which may account for many of tea’s health benefits.

Kitchen Cure for Skin Infections: Honey

Raw honey has dozens of uses, healing infections from scrapes and sores among them. The osmotic action promotes granulation of the tissue and draws infection out of the body. Manuka honey, available at natural-foods stores, can even be used for uncomplicated skin infections from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Kitchen Cure for Insomnia: Sesame Oil & Milk

Kitchen Cure for Insomnia: Sesame Oil & Milk
To treat insomnia at home, start with the obvious: Instead of working or watching the news before bed, write in a journal or make a to-do list so those worries don’t distract your mind. While you’re decompressing, indulge in this sleep solutions: If you fall asleep easily but don’t stay asleep, a sesame oil foot massage will ground and calm you. If your problem is falling asleep, warm milk works wonders.