• Herbs,  Top Story

    Matcha Tea – Amazing Coffee Substitute (and Much More)

    Are you used to having a cup of coffee right after you get up to get a good start on the upcoming day? Do you feel that without coffee you won’t work? Drinking coffee often becomes a habit – a ritual in the morning or a ritual after lunch to keep you awake and efficient while digesting just eaten food. This may partly function as a placebo, above all, it has a stimulating effect and provides an instant rush of energy and caffeine itself eliminates fatigue and sleepiness. At the same time, coffee increases blood pressure (which can have serious consequences for people with high pressure), over-acidifies the body, affects…

  • ayurveda,  Depression and Anxiety,  Herbs

    Brahmi – Mental Fitness

    Nowadays it is quite common to deal with concentration problems, forgetfulness and fatigue. Whether you are a manager, student, or anyone with a challenging job, surely you have the feeling from time to time that your head will explode of all the things that your mind must hold and focus on. Your mind has to face a lot of load, you often get stressed and feel like you can’t go any further. And you’re tired of it all. Your mind then needs to be encouraged – someone reaches for coffee, someone uses energy drinks or various pharmacy encouragers. Or we can take inspiration from Ayurvedic medicine, which has been tested…

  • Herbs

    Quit Smoking Naturally

    Although everyone knows that cigarettes are not healthy, a lot of people just will not stop smoking. It is usually not just a bad habit, but for most regular smokers, besides psychological dependence, the main problem is the nicotine addiction. Nicotine is a psychoactive substance, a plant pyridine alkaloid contained in tobacco. It has stimulating and relaxing effects, it is highly addictive and it acts in a similar way to other so-called hard drugs. Furthermore, there is a psychosocial dependence that manifests itself in the need to have a cigarette in hand, to manipulate it and to play with it. It is a dependency on a cigarette as an object,…

  • ayurveda,  Herbs,  Spice

    Turmeric – The Golden Goddess

    Turmeric or Indian Saffron is an underground rhizome of Asian plant Curcuma longa, similar to ginger. The best known is in the form of yellow-orange spice (used in curry) used mainly in Indian, Persian, Pakistani and Thai cuisine. It gives the food a delicate, aromatic, slightly bitter taste and a vibrant saffron color. Turmeric is growing in India, China, Australia and Peru. Beneficial Effects Health benefits lie in the high concentration of antioxidants polyphenols called curcuminoids. Three quarters of them are in the form of curcumin. It is scientifically proven that it protects the brain – level drop of Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (otherwise known as BDNF) is often associated with…

  • ayurveda,  Herbs

    Samahan Tea

    It is always better to treat yourself naturally rather than taking chemicals and similar substances  that your doctor may prescribe to you, but at the same time usually warns you that it is not recommended taking them longer, not to mention the fact that there is also a long list of possible side effects attached to the medicine. Fortunately, there are natural alternatives to common medicines (it is actually funny to use the word “alternative” for something that is purely natural …) that by its very nature are in harmony with the human body, their side effects are often minimal or negligible and for their harmlessness it is neither a…

  • Depression and Anxiety,  Herbs,  Top Story

    Herbs for Depression and Anxiety

    Depression or anxiety should not be taken lightly, it can be divided into different phases, and in the most severe cases it can lead to self-harm or suicide. It goes without saying that in such cases it is necessary to seek professional help, which usually consists of biological treatment (drug therapy) and psychotherapy (cognitive behavioral or interpersonal). However, there are also natural paths through which depression and anxiety can be fought, and along with such uplifting activities as massage, relaxing bath, running, yoga, dancing or aromatherapy, it is also taking the right herbs. And since they are herbs and not chemistry, it is not unreasonable to use them for prevention…