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.


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


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
-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.

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


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.


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
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.


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.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Lemon: Aids Digestion,Boosts Your Immune System and its lots of benefits

-Aids Digestion. It encourages the liver to produce bile which is an acid that is required for
digestion. Lemons are also high in minerals and vitamins and help loosen ama, or toxins, in the digestive tract. The digestive qualities of lemon juice help to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as heartburn, belching and bloating. The American Cancer Society actually recommends offering warm lemon water to cancer sufferers to help stimulate bowel movements.

-Cleanses Your System / is a Diuretic. Lemon juice helps flush out unwanted materials in part because lemons increase the rate of urination in the body.
The citric acid in lemons helps maximize enzyme function, which stimulates the liver and aids in detoxification.

- Boosts Your Immune System. Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds.  They’re high in potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function. Potassium also helps control blood pressure. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) found in lemons demonstrates anti-inflammatory it enhances iron absorption in the body; iron plays an important role in immune function. Lemons also contain saponins, which show antimicrobial properties.

-Weight Loss. Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps fight hunger cravings. Studies have shown people who maintain a more alkaline diet, do in fact lose weight faster.
-Clears Skin. The vitamin C component as well as other antioxidants helps decrease wrinkles and blemishes and it helps to combat free radical damage. Vitamin C is vital for healthy glowing skin while its alkaline nature kills some types of bacteria known to cause acne.

-It balances maintain the pH levels in the body.
-Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins.
-It is also a great source citric acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
-It helps prevent the growth and multiplication of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases.
-It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints
-The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells.
-It helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver.


Arrowhead vine-Syngonium podophyllum Information

Syngonium (Syngonium podophyllum) has been widely cultivated as a garden
ornamental and indoor plant.It is native to Central America but escaped cultivation.
The younger stems are sometimes slightly bluish-green in colour
High climbing, epiphytic vine, stems 1-1.5 cm (0.5 in) thick; sap milky. 

Syngonium prefers moist shady conditions and fertile soils.
Syngonium can be grown easily as a compact bushy looking plant, or climbing nature and grow it tall up a moss stick.

Plant your Syngonium in a rich, well-drained potting mix.
They grow best in bright, indirect light. The foliage will burn in full sun.
The soil needs to be evenly moist when you water, waiting for the soil to dry a little before evenly watering again.


Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:6 inches to 3 feet wide
Foliage Color:Purple-Burgundy
Sun:Sun to Partial Shade-Light Shade

Friday, November 14, 2014

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum hybrids) Information

There are several plants commonly known as Amaryllis.But there is a true Amaryllis
which is also known as Belladonna Lily. 
Amaryllis is an easy bulb to grow.Keep the plant cool 60-65 degrees F while in bloom but slightly warmer at other times when it is actively growing.

The Amaryllis grows best if located bright and sunny the year round.Provide bright light, but not direct sun.Make sure that rainwater can easily run out of the pot.about soil i should say that A regular potting or cactus mix can be used.Rich, well-drained potting soil.

If in bloom and grow in spring or summer the Amaryllis can be deep watered.In the winter, keep above 60?F. In the summer, move outside, but not in full sunlight.  


Type:Bulb, Houseplant
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:6-12 inches wide
Flower Color:Pink, Red, White
Sun Exposure:Sun to Partial Shade

African violet .Saintpaulia Ionantha Information

The Saintpaulia Ionantha is the original African violet from the Usambara Mountains in Africa from which all current varieties of African violets originate.
African Violets are tender, herbaceous flowering indoor perennials.  They have thick, fuzzy leaves, and when treated right they produce a mound of vibrantly colored flowers.

 African violet care is incredibly easy. African violets are easy-to-grow, rewarding houseplants.

It is among the most popular of house plants.African Violets are usually incompatible with other greenhouse crops because of their environmental requirements.

They bloom well with lower light than most other blooming plants.African violet flowers may be single, double, ruffled, or edged in an accent color.
African Violet flower development can be divided into 9 stages.One reason African Violets do well in most homes is because they are basically shade-adapted plants.
African Violets usually grow well at a 50% to 70% relative humidity.

African Violets thrive best when the soil is maintained uniformly moist, but not saturated for any length of time.

Scientific Name:Saintpaulia ionantha 

Common Name:African Violet
Height:Under 6 inches to 3 feet
Width:3 to 16 inches wide
Flower Color:Blue, Pink, Red, White

Do you know fennel seeds have a lots of benefits for your health

-Fennel seeds indeed contain numerous flavonoid anti-oxidants like kaempferol and quercetin. These compounds function as powerful anti-oxidants by removing harmful free radicals from the body thus protect from cancers, infection, aging and degenerative neurological diseases.
-Fennel symbolizes longevity, courage, and strength.
In addition to its use as medicinal values, fennel has much health benefiting nutrients, essential compounds, anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins

-Like in caraway, fennel seeds too are rich source of dietary fiber.
100 g seeds provide 39.8 g of fiber. Much of this roughage is metabolically inert insoluble fiber, which helps increase bulk of the food by absorbing water throughout the digestive system and easing constipation condition.

-Together with flavonoid anti-oxidants, fiber composition of fennel helps protect the colon mucus membrane from cancers.and also this properties of fennel seeds help lower serum LDL cholesterol levels.

-Fennel seeds are concentrated source of minerals like copper, iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc, and magnesium. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Zinc is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the powerful anti-oxidant enzyme

-Furthermore, the seeds indeed are the storehouse for many vital vitamins. Vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C as well as many B-complex vitamins like thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and niacin particularly are concentrated in these seeds.

other properties of fennel seeds:
Properties: Analgesic, Anodyne , antifungal , Antispasmodic, AntiViral, Appetite Depressant/Obesity, Carminative, Expectorant , Insect repellents, Laxative, Splenic, Stomachic , Vulnerary , Warm


Thursday, November 13, 2014

10 nice house plants to clean your house according to the NASA research

Often people do not understand why they feel sick on a regular basis and why we develop symptoms that worsen over time.
We hardly know that inside our house, various toxins are present at any time: toluene, xylene, ethyl acetate, methylene, acetone and chloroform, none of which are healthy.

Among other toxins present, three are of major concern: benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde, which could lead to serious health problems like asthma, cancer and various allergies.
Three major offenders found in the home include:

formaldehyde: in carpets, upholstery, glues, paint, and more
benzene: in plastics, synthetic fibers, lubricants, rubber, pesticides, and more)
trichloroethylene: in paint removers, rug cleaning solution, adhesives, and more
In recent years, scientists at NASA have discovered that there are various houseplants that keep our household air clean and pure and balance indoor humidity. Not only do these plants absorb pollutants, they also scrub harmful gases out of the air and help fight pollution.

1-Spider Plant
This elegant plant is great at removing poisonous gases as well as other impurities like formaldehyde and xylene.
For better effect, it should be kept in the kitchen or near the fireplace.

2-Boston fern
By releasing moisture into the air, they remove nasty air pollutants such as benzene, formaldehyde and xylene, providing clean air inside the home.

3-English Ivy
English ivy is a very popular houseplant and is best suited for people with asthma and allergic conditions.
this plant has the amazing ability to remove benzene and formaldehyde and to off-gas various chemicals released by synthetic materials.

very efficient when it comes to removing indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene.

5-Aloe Vera
We all know that aloe vera is present in many skin care products. Not only does it help with skin burns but also with filtering various gas emissions from dangerously toxic materials.

6-Chinese Evergreen or Aglaonema
It can also filter out airborne toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde.

7-Snake Plant or Sansevieria
 this plant has the amazing ability to absorb formaldehyde, nitrogen oxides, and a variety of other chemicals present in the air.
8-Dracaena marginata
 It also not only removes formaldehyde and benzene from the air, but is also capable of filtering out other toxins present.
10-Areca Palm