Saturday, November 22, 2014

Stevia ,natural but 40 times sweeter than sugar , good for people who have a diabetes problem

Stevia is a type of herb that has a sweet taste, and it is a healthy substitute for sugar because it's completely natural.

Helps in Secreting Insulin
Stevia is known for its ability to secrete insulin, which is a major advantage for those who are suffering from diabetes.
Stevia consists of a substance called stevioside, which stimulates production and release of insulin in the pancreas, therefore helping in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
 It's 40 times sweeter than sugar, and it can be safely used in sweets, tea, coffee and other foods and beverages.

-Stevia is very strong
The raw leaves of the stevia plant are approximately 40 times sweeter than sugar, and the powdered sweetener derived from them is up to 200-300 times sweeter.

-Stevia has no calories
-Stevia helps to suppress cravings and weight loss
Stevia tablets are also available in stores, and they can be consumed with water as a dietary supplement for reducing weight.

-Stevia is Good for Your Teeth
Stevia does not have this disadvantage and it is used in toothpaste,chewing sugar-free,chocolates,sweets and food Industry.

-No Side Effects
Stevia is the only natural form of sugar substitute that is available on the market.
 Since it's completely natural, it has no side effects, which makes it more beneficial to the human body than synthetic sweeteners.
It can be safely used by both adults and children.

other benefits of stevia:
-Application of stevia on cuts and wounds can relieve pain almost instantly.
-a facial mask made of stevia leaves helps in smoothing and rejuvenating the skin.
It has also been used for treating other skin disorders, such as eczema and dermatitis.

-For people who are suffering from diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, heart disorders and high cholesterol, stevia is a great option.

-rich in nutrients such as phosphorus, calcium, proteins, vitamins, magnesium, zinc, sodium and other minerals that are needed by the human body.
 By replacing sugar with stevia, you can also control your sugar intake.




Sources
http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/stevia-5-health-benefits-of-this-sweetener.html
http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/stevia/



Thursday, November 20, 2014

Moringa called as a miracle tree ,with lots of benefits

Moringa is an important food source because it can be grown cheaply and easily.
Moringa oleifera has all essential amino acids, beneficial fats and omega oils.
Moringa has rich amounts of calcium, iron and many other vital minerals, as well as a wide variety and copious amounts of vitamins, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substances but very few calories attached to it.
This tree can grow in east of Iran (in Sistan&Baloochestan area)

Moringa leaves, fruit, and seeds might be safe when eaten as food. However, it’s important to avoid eating the root and its extracts. These parts of the plant may contain a toxic substance that can cause paralysis and death.
benefits of moringa :

-Increases the Natural Defenses of the body

-Provides nourishment to the eyes and the brain.

-Promotes metabolism with bio-available ingredients

-Promotes the Cell structure of the body

-Promotes natural Serum cholesterol.

-Lowers the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

-Promotes the normal functioning of the liver and the kidney.

-Beautifies the skin

-Promotes proper digestion

-Acts as an antioxidant

-Takes care of the immune system of the body

-Promotes healthy circulatory system

-It is an anti-inflammatory

-Gives a feeling of general wellness

-Supports the normal sugar levels of the body.

-Help you feel better

-Help to reduce weight loss

Sources
http://miracletrees.org/
http://leafpower.wordpress.com/moringa-benefits/
http://www.treesforlife.org/our-work/our-initiatives/moringa
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1242-MORINGA.aspx?activeIngredientId=1242&activeIngredientName=MORINGA

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Chamomile has many health benefits, especially for digestion, Helps Diabetes,Antibacterial and ...


Medicinal Uses: Anxiety - Aromatherapy - Burns -  Cramps/abdominal - Dental/Oral Care -

Chamomile has many health benefits, especially for digestion. Chamomile can be used to treat abdominal pain, inflammation of the intestine, and as a sleeping pill.
Depression - Digestion - Ear- Eczema - Facial Care - Gastritis/ulcer- Hair - Skin Care - Sleep/Insomnia - Stress - Sunburns-Analgesic - Anodyne- Anti-inflammatory- AntiCancer- Antirheumatic - Antispasmodic- AntiViral- Aromatic- Bitter- Carminative - Cholagogue - Febrifuge- Hepatic - Sedative - Splenic- Stomachic- Vasoconstrictor-Vermifuge- Vulnerary 

-Helps with Diabetes
Chamomile helps regulate blood sugar,so put chamomile tea in your diet.

-Treats Cuts and Wounds
-Antibacterial
-Soothes Stomach Ache
-Calms Muscle Spasms
-Fights Cancer
-Natural Hemorrhoid Treatment

Helps digestive health. Chamomile can be freed from bloating and gas formation and discomfort of irritable bowel syndrome. Use chamomile tea or mixed with peppermint.

-Anti-inflammatory
Chamomile is useful for treating inflammation in the body, including respiratory infections, inflammation of the eyes or skin, intestinal inflammation, mouth ulcers, or inflammation of the gums.

-Treatment of insomnia
Chamomile can make us relaxed sleep. Drinking chamomile tea about 30-45 minute before bed.

-Relieves stress
That's natural way to reduce stress  and it will calm your nerves.

-Boost the immune system
The production of white blood cells can be enhanced by consuming chamomile tea, which improves immune system function.

Skin problems
The cooled chamomile tea can help a number of skin problems including skin rash, acne, or fungal infection. To soften dry skin, pour some chamomile tea in your bath water.

-Calms Muscle Spasms
-Eye dark circles
Soak chamomile tea bags in warm water, to help get rid of dark circles around the eyes.
Eases breathing
Breathe in the steam of hot chamomile herbal tea. This will ease breathing during sinusitis or colds.

-Headaches and migraines
When starting signs of migraine or other headaches, immediately drink chamomile tea, it helps ease before getting worse.

-Anti cancer
There are two active ingredients in chamomile can make it so efficacious, that is a natural antioxidant called apigenin, and some essential oils.they have have an important role to inhibit cancer cells. including prostate cancer and breast cancer.

-Chamomile is best known to be a muscle relaxant.
Chamomile tea is also beneficial for treating skin problems like burns, allergies, stings, bites, bruises, acne

Sources
http://letsgohealthy.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/chamomile-health-benefits-and-nutrition.html
http://www.anniesremedy.com/herb_detail13.php

Monday, November 17, 2014

Cabbage , Season Vegetable ,good to prevent cancer and lots of benefits ,so put it in your diet

-Helps prevent cancer.There are many properties in cabbage that help fight cancer causing cells.

-brain food.It is full of vitamin K and anthocyanins that help with mental function and concentration. These nutrients also prevent nerve damage, improving your defense against Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. Red cabbage has the highest amount of these power nutrients.

-Immunity booster.It has a very high content of vitamin C. Thus it helps in strengthening one’s immunity system and also assists in curbing free radicals.

-Helps detoxify the body.The high content of vitamin C and sulphur in cabbage removes toxins (free radicals and uric acid); which are the main causes of arthritis, skin diseases, rheumatism and gout.

-Anti-inflammatory properties.It is also very rich in amino acids which help fight inflammation.

-Eliminates the risk of cataract.Beta carotene content in Cabbage helps in prevention of macular degeneration of the eyes and thus keeps cataract at bay.

-Helps keep blood pressure from getting high.The high potassium content helps by opening up blood vessels, easing the flow of blood.

-Cabbage for headaches.A warm compress made with cabbage leaves can help relieve the pain of a headache.

other benefits of cabbage:
-weight loss
-relief from constipation
-skin care
-Blood Sugar Regulator.


Sources
http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/amazing-benefits-of-cabbages/
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/9-suprising-health-benefits-of-cabbage.html

Asparagus fern-Asparagus Information

Asparagus densiflorus is native to South Africa and is an evergreen herb that is
commonly used as a groundcover or in container plantings.
Its stems shoot up and outward, making it an excellent plant for hanging baskets. 


Asparagus Ferns should be planted in rich, light, slightly acidic, well-drained soil.
Asparagus densiflorus is a slightly woody evergreen plant with upright or trailing branches, able to grow up to 2 feet in height and 6 feet in length.
There are several different species and varieties of Asparagus Fern that have been grown as house plants.


Asparagus Ferns enjoy spending the summer outdoors in the shade of a tree
Fruits ripen to bright red containing a single, black,round seed.
Life cycle:Germinates most of the year if moisture present.



Asparagus fern-Asparagus

Scientific name:Asparagus aethiopicus cv.Sprengeri
Family:Liliaceae
Type:Annual, Houseplant
Life cycle:Germinates most of the year if moisture present.
Flower:Flowers usually October-February.
Bloom Time:Mid Summer
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:18 inches to 3 feet wide
Sun:Sun to Partial Shade


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Clendula ,Rich in Vitamins and Minerals so put in your diet

-Rich in Vitamins and Minerals
The major advantage of consuming Calendula tea is basically the nutritional elements present in it.
Marigold contains lots of beta carotene, a nutrient present in carrots.
benefits of Carotene:

-Beta-carotene can boost the body’s defense mechanism
-cut down the risks of some forms of cancer
- helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis as well as other bone-joint inflammations
also calendula is rich in vitamin A.

-Prevents gastrointestinal problems
Calendula tea is usually beneficial to those struggling with gastrointestinal problems.
Also, it can help limit the negative impacts related to gastritis, stomach cancer and peptic ulcer.

-Anti cancer
Calendula contains flavonoids and antioxidants that can help to prevent the growth of cancer cells.

-Healthy skin
Calendula contains carotenoids, which serve as antioxidants that enhance healthier skin.
And treats skin problems such as insect bites, rashes, minor cuts, scratches and wrinkles.

-Women’s health
Another fantastic benefit to consuming Calendula tea is the fact that it controls menstrual periods in females.
During these periods, drinking Calendula tea can relieve pains related to abdominal cramps also it can lessen the incidence of menopausal flashes, headaches, and nausea or vomiting.
For people who’re struggling with menstrual problems, Calendula tea can help alleviate and reduce the pain and other uncomfortable symptoms.

other properties of calendula:
-Use as a gargle for sore throat.
-Use as a mouth rinse to help relieve blisters, inflamed gums or thrush.
-Analgesic-Anti-inflammatory-Antibacterial-AntiCancer-Antifungal-Astringent-Febrifuge-Vulnerary


Sources
http://evomag.co/2013/03/health-benefits-of-calendula-tea/

Bird of paradise-Strelitzia Information

The Birds of Paradise is one of the most colorful flowers in the world.and also is a
beautiful plant and can be very successfully grown inside.

Plant bird-of-paradise in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil.
The leaf blades are 6 inches wide and 18 inches long. The Birds of Paradise plant usually reaches a height of 4 feet. 


The Birds of Paradise foliage resembles small banana leaves with long petioles.The flower stalks are actually a combination of blue petals and orange petal-look leaves that emerge from a beaklike leaf structure.
Common name of this flower is bird-of-paradise flower, crane flower.and Scientific name is Strelitzia reginae.




Type:Houseplant, Perennial
Light:Bright light
Water:Keep soil continuously moist
Height:8 to 20 feet
Width:15 feet wide,depending on type
Soil:Rich, well-drained potting mix
Flower Color:White
Temperature:Above 60ºF is preferred in the winter.