• 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…