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Seitan

Seitan What´s seitan? Seitan is a food that is made from wheat flour, wheat gluten specifically. It is also called vegetable meat because its appearance is so similar to this once prepared. It is prepared by kneading and forming flour dumplings in the same

Oct 22, 2017
Collagen

Collagen Collagen is a protein that forms part of all the muscles and bones in the human body. It is estimated that a quarter of the proteins present in the body is collagen. The main mission of this substance

Sep 17, 2017
Teff, a small cereal with large properties

Teff, a small cereal with large properties Teff is a brown small grain cereal from Ethiopia that has been consumed for more than five thousand years ago in Africa. It´s a seed from the family of the poaceae whose

Mar 22, 2017
Biography of Mikao Usui

Biography of Mikao Usui There are many contradictions and unknowns about the life of Mikao Usui, who was the founder of Reiki. There is an official version of his biography that makes sense for those who are practitioners of

Aug 7, 2016
Oregano Oil

Oregano Oil Oregano oil is obtained from the leaves and flowers of wild oregano plant, which is a member of the mint family. Flowers and wild oregano leaves are harvested when the oil content of the plant is at

Oct 15, 2015
Moringa

Moringa Moringa is a tree native to India, which usually measures about 10 meters high. Practically all structures of the tree have medicinal properties, but the leaves, fruits and seeds deserve special attention, as it has been shown that its components are

Sep 18, 2015
Linen

Linen Linen seeds contain a substance which resembles the prostaglandin that regulates the pressure and arterial function and plays an important role in fat, calcium and energy metabolism. Linen also blocks estrogen process. This is because it has a rare combination of a weak estrogen and

Sep 9, 2015
Piperine

Piperine Piperine is an organic chemical compound found in black pepper. It is located in the outer layer of the fruit of black pepper. It is a colorless crystalline substance, which can be also found in a cream yellow colour. The

Aug 18, 2015
Salvia

Salvia Salvia is a bush that reaches up to half a meter high. It is evergreen and is provided with a quadrangular stem covered with with fine hairs. Its leaves are oblong with a gray-green color. Its flower is

Jul 15, 2015
Black Garlic

Black Garlic Black garlic is produced by the fermentation of its bulbs at temperatures around 65-80 ° C in a humidity-controlled environment for nearly a month. After this time, the garlic become black. Then it is left to oxidize for about 45

Jun 20, 2015
Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella Essential Oil Citronella essential oil is obtained from citronella itself, which belongs to the family of grass herbaceous species. This herb can reach a height of two meters. The leaves are long, wide and smooth. The oil is

Jun 9, 2015
Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond Oil Sweet almond oil is used to soften and moisturize the skin and to soothe irritated skin. It can also be used in cases where there are inflammatory skin conditions such as dry skin, eczema or herpes.

Jun 2, 2015
Glucosamine

Glucosamine Glucosamine is an amino-sugar produced by the body that is also found in small amounts in food. It plays an important role in the formation and repair of cartilage. It is the main base of the lubricants that

May 27, 2015
Garbage Islands

Garbage Islands Garbage islands, also known as plastic islands, are areas of the ocean covered with debris and located in central North Pacific and North Atlantic Ocean. These oceanic landfills are characterized by an exceptional high concentration of suspended plastic and other

May 6, 2015
Parabens

Parabens Parabens are a group of preservatives containing methane, ethane or propanol. They are organic substances that can be found for example in blueberries (organic parabens are metabolized properly when taken), but 90% of parabens used are synthetic, ie they are

Apr 15, 2015
Essential Oils

Essential Oils Essential oils are natural chemical compounds forming the odoriferous essences of many plants. They are substances found in different plant tissues. Essential oils come from flowers, fruits, leaves, roots, seeds and bark of plants. Lavender oil, for example, comes from a

Apr 8, 2015
Pollen

Pollen Pollen is a natural supplement that is derived from bees. Pollen is a kind of fine powder produced by flowers that bees collect from plants and transport to the hive. Then the bees form brown, orange, yellow or green granules from

Mar 23, 2015
Spirulina Alga

Spirulina Alga Spirulina alga is an unicellular alga that contains proteins of high biological value and an amazing variety of nutrients. Its name comes from having a spiral form. Spirulina alga is considered a superfood that provides more digestible proteins than those from beef and contains a surprising

Mar 2, 2015
Magnesium Chloride

Magnesium Chloride What are the properties and benefits of magnesium chloride? According to scientific research on the effects of this compound in the body, magnesium chloride is the salt that most strengthens the immune system, making it useful for preventing colds and flu.

Jan 20, 2015
Masaru Emoto, water and mind

Masaru Emoto, water and mind Masaru Emoto was a Japanese author and entrepreneur, who claimed that human consciousness has an effect on the molecular structure of water. Emoto’s conjecture evolved over the years, and his early work explored his theory that

Jan 11, 2015
Microgreens: The New Superfood

Microgreens: The New Superfood Microgreens are considered by many the new superfood. Microgreens, the edible seedlings of green veggies and herbs, are enjoying their time in the spotlight as new research reveals that these tiny leaves (less than 14

Oct 28, 2014
Orgonites, Energy Balancers

Orgonites, Energy Balancers Orgonites are energy balancers. We live in a world where the energies move continually. Our bodies are a vehicle always exposed to electromagnetic fields due to our life style. We are always surrounded by equipment, machinery

Oct 22, 2014
Canary Seed Milk

Canary Seed Milk Canary seed milk is the water from this seed that it has a whitish colour. Canary seed milk has many health benefits. Its consumption helps to prevent premature skin aging for its large number of antioxidants.

Oct 6, 2014
What if bees disappear?

What if bees disappear? What if bees disappear? If bees disappeared, there would be no pollination, no grass, no animals and no men. So disturbing is the fact that bees are disappearing throughout the planet little by little. Most

Sep 24, 2014
Manuka Honey

Manuka Honey Manuka honey is very healthy. It has a lot of beneficial effects for humans. It contains antibacterial and antiviral properties. It stimulates cell growth. It is a great antioxidant that can help to increase vitality and body

Sep 22, 2014
Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants, calcium, proteins and omega 3. They are considered as a superfood because the many benefits and properties they contain. They are an exceptional food for athletes, because they

Sep 17, 2014
Tofu

Tofu Tofu is a soy derivative that looks like fresh cheese and is obtained by curdling soy milk with nigari (magnesium chloride). It is a good source of protein and minerals, with a predominance of calcium. It is also

Sep 16, 2014
Propolis

Propolis Propolis is a resinous material obtained from the buds of poplar and conifers. It´s not avalaible usually in its pure form. It´s obtained normally from the hives because the bees used the components of propolis collected from plants

Sep 14, 2014