Flaxseed Oil Health Benefits

Flaxseed Oil Facts

Flaxseed oil is the primary medicinal constituent of the flax plant, L. usitatissimum, which has been cultivated since at least 5,000 BC. Its medicinal properties were known to the Greek: Hipocrates recommended it for inflammation of the mucous membranes. In 18th-century France, Charlemagne passed laws requiring seeds to be consumed to keep his subjects healthy. Mahatma Gandhi said, “Wherever flaxseeds become a regular food item among the people, there will be better health.”* Continue reading “Flaxseed Oil Health Benefits”

Garlic: What Are Its Health Benefits?

Garlic Health Is In The Smell

Garlic contains several substances that when mixed together correctly form a powerful healing compound call allicin. Not only does allicin have therapeutic value, it is also the substance in garlic that is responsible for the smell and flavor – it’s made out of sulfur. Very freshly sliced garlic has no odor because the allicin has not yet been formed. Only when it’s two precursors, the amino acid “allin” and the enzyme “allinase”, combine through contact after crushing or chewing does allicin appear. The reason that very old or well-cooked garlic has no flavor, and hence no allicin, is because the compound is also very volatile – heat and oxygen destroy it. Thus, proper processing is critical in the production of a garlic supplement. Continue reading “Garlic: What Are Its Health Benefits?”

Benefits of Yohimbe You May Not Know About

What You Need to Know About Yohimbe

Yohimbe has long been used in Africa for its medicinal properties before many people became aware of it in the West. It offers a variety of health benefits. The efficacy is not just based on hearsay, but it is something that has been proven by some researchers. Continue reading “Benefits of Yohimbe You May Not Know About”