Manuka Honey for Holistic Treatment

I’m a big fan when it comes to taking manuka honey as it’s a an effective and versatile healer. In my experience, manuka honey is one powerful remedy in holistic treatment and it has a long history of use for treating several ailments including fever, urinary infections, diarrhea and burns.

Both the oils and honey of the manuka plant are antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. Manuka honey can help to repair damaged skin, disinfects wounds and encourages healing, speeds skin regeneration and making it effective in treating leg ulcers, burns, skin grafts, scars, sores and slow healing skin infections. While doing some research on debt settlement scams recently, I found out that doctors have used it to treat burns on soldiers wounded in Iraq with success.

Honeys that has a UMF label of at least 10 is more potent which is better for fighting infections.

Natural Health Remedies and Increasing Metabolism

Losing weight can be a tough goal if you haven’t been conscious all this while. There are many natural health remedies to help you attain your weight loss goals and in fact, getting your body to burn more fat and calories safely can be possible by choosing your foods and following some tipis:

1) stretching helps improves overall strength and for those who want to build muscle mass, it can raise your metabolism naturally.

2) sweating raises metabolism which means you will burn calories and eat bybbasking in the sauna. According to a study in Experimental Biology and Medicine, clinical studies show that two weeks of sauna therapy helps to improve vascular function and fat burning in participating individuals.

3) studies show that drinking green tea is a wonderful natural health remedy that can stop fat cells from growing and multiplying. It inhibits the enzymes involved in the at storage process, and supports enzymes involved in fat oxidation.

4) long periods of increased cortisol levels produced in the adrenal glands will raise blood sugar levels and blood pressure. This means that it makes sense to minimize stress. Read a good book, take a vacation, grab out your PS3 for some family fun, go for a walk… There are so many things you can do!

Good Oils for Organic Health

As I explore more into organic health cooking, I’m choosing my ingredients carefully with the help of good information in the web.

It’s a common misconception that all fats and oils are bad for you. In fact, the right fats and oils provide an effective energy source for the body, as well as enhance the texture, taste and aroma of many foods. Our family uses olive oil in most of our dishes and we love the nice taste it brings to our foods. In terms of actual health benefits, the consumption of olive oil has been shown to stimulate bone growth and calcium absorption. According to a friend in small business phone systems, tests show that the oil helps prevent cancer, diabetes, and skin aging. Studies also show that the consumption of olive oil results in favorable effects on cholesterol regulation and low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol oxidation. Olive oil is also known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic, and anti-hypertensive properties. Since olive oil is rich in antioxidants, it is speculated that its use may help counteract the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Studies in Japan have also proven that the antioxidants in olive oil helps in neutralizing free radical damage.

Whatever oil you choose, follow these important tips for your organic health.

* Choose oil with the greatest health benefits, such as the new DAG oil, canola, soy or olive oil. These oils are versatile and can be used for all types of recipes. Use these oils instead of butter or shortening for your recipes.