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December 4, 2014

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE ESSENTIAL OILS

  Essential oils, the set of aromatic substances responsible for the scent of plants, are known and have been used since ancient times.  Over the centuries there is an alternation of glory and oblivion, the latter essentially following the progress …

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October 1, 2014

GREEN TEA AND DOWN SYNDROME: NEW HOPES

The power of scientific research opens up to new possibilities …   The epigallocatechin-3-gallate (Egcg, abbreviated), is a molecule contained within the leaves of Green Tea, which could give new hopes to those affected by Down Syndrome but also to …

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September 26, 2014

SEDUM TELEPHIUM: THE LIVELONG FLOWER, POWERFUL NATURAL HEALING

This is the clear example of science as the ancient popular tradition handed down over the centuries. The word of mouth of ancient remedies of which the exact action mechanism was not known, can lead to surprising discoveries in the …

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September 26, 2014

THE GOOD NIGHT PLANTS

When counting sheep is not enough, the solution is given to us by Nature! There are many aromatic plants that are classified as sedatives and soothing and there are many herbal treatments for insomnia or, more simply, to be able …

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September 17, 2014

ESSENTIAL OILS, A RELIEF FOR THE RESPIRATORY TRACT

Everyone at least once in their life has put into practice one of the most famous and practical home remedy for colds, sinus infections or coughs, which is to arm yourself with a pot of boiling water, cover your head …

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September 17, 2014

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE INTESTINE

Often we mistakenly associate the word “natural” with “harmless“, but it is not always the case! Let’s remember that the most powerful poisons discovered by man come from nature, like for example the hemlock or the curare. The strength of …

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September 11, 2014

ESSENTIAL OILS: WHAT ARE THEY?

Essential oils are the extracted products of aromatic plants, by distillation or mechanical processes (like cold pressing). More than thirty plant families produce essential oils, which include about ninety species. Essential oils, in general, are composed of more or less …

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September 11, 2014

ESSENTIAL OILS: AROMATHERAPY IN THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

There are many interesting data provided by recent research on essential oils, mainly performed by Japanese institutes, which are experimenting with the use of Aromatherapy to improve working environments, and especially to increase productivity.   Being molecules with low molecular …

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September 11, 2014

ESSENTIAL OILS AND ECOLOGICAL DETERGENTS FOR HOUSE CLEANING

For decades, the use of chemically aggressive products has accustomed us to a very strong and clean concept from the point of view of effectiveness, but it’s not very attentive to the quality and content of the products used.  Ecological …