Is not just what you put on your hair that counts, it's what you ingest as well. Good nutrition fertilises hair, although sometimes nutrients don't reach hair. This is why it is so advisable to apply external aid as well. If you pretend to prevent hair loss, to strength hair roots, to increase scalp circulation and endure follicle life, here is a list of nutrients your hair needs and the food where you could find them: Vitamin A & beta-carotene: apricots, carrots, cod liver o
The lemon tree is native to the vast steppe zone of Central Asia and Northern Himalayas. In this dry and sunny regions, the oasis inhabited by semi-nomadic tribes offered the best areas for crops of lemon tree thanks to the abundance of water. The neighboring countries, such as China, India and Persia, discovered the refreshing fruits of lemon and acquired the knowledge of their uses and crops. In the late 10th century Greek and Roman merchants brought them to the West, maki
A few months ago a blog post showed up into my Facebook feeds. An article about how to made a proper Castile Soap from an Australian girl who was living in Spain. I wanted to find out more...of course! It turns out we had swapped countries at almost the same time back in 2013.
So I needed to get in contact with her and talk about how live can be so funny and full of amazing coincidences!
Koren is a beautiful soul, and I'm so happy to have found her over the net. The point i
One of the seven wonder foods of Peru, Maca has been traditionally consumed as a root vegetable in the Andean region. Its energising, sexual function and fertility benefits suit both men and women. You will find easily this marvellous food as a supplement in capsules or powder. It is cultivated exclusively at an altitude of 4000-4500 meters in the Peruvian Central Andes around the Lake Junin.
There's been a large research done on lab supporting the traditional use by humans
I can smell a new scent in the air.... the birds are singing and dancing, the sun smiles more often, the blue of the sea is getting turquoise, and my heart is waking up. This is the magical way, the season's song will shift and change. All the elements will rearrange! For this new season I would recommend the following essential oils as the Firt Aid Kit. Lemon
Lemon was introduced in the Mediterranean by Greeks and Romans merchants from the Ancient Persia. Lemon is another
Colder weather often brings sneezes and sniffles. When seasons are about to change, those effects increase considerably. Find some relief from cold symptoms and sore throat as well as warding them off this year by utilising essential oils around your home or workplace. These are the top 7 essential oils (published in the next 2 posts—one for winter, the other for spring—I would recommend having in a first aid kit at home… Eucalyptus There are about 700 different (eucalyptus)
Today I was making some beautiful scrubs for next craft market @ Mornington Racecourse. It was really hot today, so my inspiration came up like "oh oh low battery". So I decided to have a look around over the blogosphere and get some inspiration but ...nothing happened. To be honest, I had to turn on the air conditioning to be able to think, and then, with this little help I could start making some potions. Magic spells came out and two wonderful scrubs were made in a twinkli
We are all unique beings, therefore our biggest organ, the skin, is not an exception. As we well know, the skin is connected thought the capillaries to the bloodstream thus to the rest of the organs. This means that every product applied to the skin has an effect on your body. Your skin is unique You and your skin cannot be rigidly pigeon-holed. You need the right care concepts for different days and places, different seasons and different stages of life. So I like much more
If there existed somewhere in the world a tapestry into which were woven all the stories, legends, beliefs, symbols and facts concerning the Iris - it would be a very long tapestry indeed; and the end of it would not be visible, for the weavers are still at work. With striking uniqueness and beauty, irises have rich meanings, and when given as gifts, they can convey deep sentiments. We owe the name of our flower to the Greeks. In Ancient Greece, Iris was the messenger of the
After some rainy days the Sun came out! Thus in order to prevent any nasty sickness and to not miss these beautiful days ahead.... let's make this beautiful and full of vitamins TOMATO SOUP. Ingredients: 1 Onion finely sliced 3 Diced tomatoes 140 gr tomato paste 1 salt reduced Vegetable stock 3 celery sticks, sliced 1 tsp of fresh grated ginger 1/2 cup red lentils Salt&pepper to serve: Shaved or grated Parmesan Cheese Chopped fresh basil 1 cup Croutons (optional) Fry stirring
To truly obtain a full understanding of lemon balm, within ancient historical context, we must look to the scientific name ‘Melissa officinalis’ for the beginning clues. The mystique that surrounds lemon balm is rich and spans thousands of years beginning in ancient Ephesus, known today as Turkey. It is here we begin to understand where lemon balm’s scientific name originates as well as its magical attributes and cherished healing powers. Lemon balm’s herbal use dates back o
Damascena, Alba, Gallica, Centifolia, Moschata and so on...... The rose apparently was originated in Central Asia about 60 to 70 million years ago, during the Eocene epoch, and spread over the entire Northern Hemisphere. Early civilisations, including the Chinese, the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Greeks, and the Romans, appreciated roses and grew them widely as long as five thousand years ago. The oldest rose identified today is Rosa gallica, also known as the French rose,