Category: Health

Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil (EPO) is made from the seeds of the flowers of a plant native to North America. It is a small, yellow wildflower found also in Europe, and parts of Asia. The flowers of the evening primrose plant bloom from late afternoon to sunrise, hence the name “evening primrose”. Historically, various parts of the Evening Primrose botanical…
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Health Benefits of Butterfly Pea Flower

The Butterly Pea Flower (also scientifically referred to as Clitoria ternatea) often grown as an ornamental plant in Asia is noted for its bright blue edible flowers. Known for its luminous indigo colour, Butterfly Pea has traditionally been used as a vegetable in cooking, to colour deserts or to make a strikingly vibrant coloured tea. Aside from…
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Benefits of Manuka Honey

Healthy foodies have fallen head over heels for manuka honey, a type of honey that hails from New Zealand. Pronounced “MAH-nooka,” it’s named after the manuka bush, from which bees gather nectar and pollen. Historically honey has been used for medicinal purposes dating back thousands of years. Yet because of industrialization, honey isn’t what it used to…
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Ergonomic Chair for Your Back Support

In modern times, humans are spending more time than ever in the sitting position. Driving, eating, watching TV, gaming, working, all such things and many more are done in one chair or another seat. The sheer amount of time we are spending sedentary can have real consequences for our bodies. Many people who have office jobs…
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Can You Lose Weight in a Sauna or Steam Room?

The difference between a sauna and a steam room can be summed up simply — dry vs. wet. Saunas provide dry heat, while steam rooms generate moist heat. Both can open up your pores, loosen up your muscles and help you relax. The dry heat of a traditional sauna starts with a heater that heats…
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