Healthy Teeth

Tooth Bytes for Pearly Whites: Maintaining Optimum Dental Health

by Deep, Radi, and MithuDecember 31, 2009 General Health

Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.  ~Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 Oral hygiene is a subject encompassing a wide range of topics and medical conditions. For the purpose of this article we therefore propose to focus on the causes of poor dental health and unpleasant breath, provide tips […]

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Clay

Healing Clay: Gaia’s Gift

by Deep, Radi, and MithuNovember 29, 2009 Holistic Therapies

Ever since Raymond Dextreit, a well known French naturopath, famous for his book “Our Earth Our Cure” came into our lives almost 30 years ago, we were instinctively and almost immediately persuaded to use healing clay. We ordered French Green Clay from Cattier, a French firm, and added it to our repertoire of healing remedies. […]

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Healing Honey

Pooh Wisdom: The Nutritional and Healing Powers of Honey (Not Just for Bears!)

by Deep, Radi, and MithuNovember 8, 2009 Natural Health Foods

Honey must be one of the most palatable, agreeable, and ancient healing foods available to humankind. We are firmly convinced that Pooh was right in his own bear-brainish way about honey being an excellent pick me up food even though Tigger did not agree! If, as recent news coverage suggests, cell phone towers are having […]

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Turmeric

Rooting for Health: The Healing and Protective Powers of Turmeric

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 27, 2009 Healing Herbs and Spices

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Turmeric is obtained from the root of Curcuma longa, a species native to India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and other tropical parts of Asia. Its role in traditional cultures goes back around 6000 years and it holds an important and honored place in the Indian system of Ayurveda. It is also considered to be highly […]

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Health and Sustainability

Choosing Health Through Sustainable Lifestyles: Isn’t It Time We Connected The Dots?

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 23, 2009 Topical Health Issues

Health and sustainability are two of the most widely used and far reaching words that crisscross the globe in daily conversations, in public discussions, in the media, and in a wide variety of publications whose audiences range from scientists and academics to the general public. A quick search for these terms on Google demonstrates the […]

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Toxic foods for pets

What’s Sauce for the Goose but not for the Gander: Everyday Foods that can Harm Your Pet

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 17, 2009 Holistic Pet Care and Nutrition

In our later posts on holistic pet care and nutrition we will be discussing several valuable natural foods, herbs, and nutritional supplements that can significantly improve the health, vitality, and well being of your pet. However, we feel that it is important to begin with some negatives relating to food toxicity and pets. This is […]

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Flower Power for Animals

Flower Power for Animals: Healing Your Pet with Bach Flower Essences

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 15, 2009 Holistic Pet Care and Nutrition

As a family of animal lovers, who have experienced the joy and companionship of pets and other animal friends in our lives, we could not imagine creating a website on holistic healing that does not integrally address their problems and concerns. In the first of a series of posts on holistic pet care and nutrition, […]

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Grapes

Grapes and Wine: The Ruby Healers

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 6, 2009 Natural Health Foods

Irám indeed is gone with all its Rose, And Jamshýd’s Sev’n-ring’d Cup where no one knows; But still the Vine her ancient Ruby yields, And still a Garden by the Water blows. The grape, immortalized in the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, still lifts our spirits today and has proved itself to be a cornucopia of […]

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Natural Beauty with Apples

How to Unmask Your Natural Beauty with Apples

by Deep, Radi, and MithuOctober 2, 2009 Natural Beauty and Cosmetics

In our last post, we described the many health benefits of eating whole, organic apples on a regular basis and hope that we have convinced you, our readers, to consistently include them in your diet. At the risk of giving you a (healthy) overdose of this remarkable fruit, here we want to share some tips […]

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Apples

Healing Foods: The Proverbial Apple a Day

by Deep, Radi, and MithuSeptember 29, 2009 Natural Health Foods

As a powerful and time-tested symbol of health, vitality, fertility, and eternal youth, we have chosen the apple as the leitmotif of our site. Its symbolic richness attests to its unique properties and the many health benefits that it confers. We are firmly convinced of the truth of the famous nineteenth century Welsh proverb as […]

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Cinnamon Sticks

Cinnamon: A Powerful Healer Among Spices

by Deep, Radi, and MithuSeptember 26, 2009 Healing Herbs and Spices

Cinnamon is one of our favorite healing spices, not only because of its medicinal properties but also because we love adding it to hot mulled wine during the festive winter season. A toast then to the fragrance and remarkable healing benefits of cinnamon! DESCRIPTION: Cinnamon spice is the dried brown bark of a small evergreen […]

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