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Turmeric - the Queen of Spices



Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a very common herb. Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” its main characteristics are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste and golden color. People across the globe use this herb in their cooking.

It contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc. Due to all these factors, turmeric is often used to treat a wide variety of health problems.

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Benefits of pollen seeds



Bee-gathered pollens are rich in proteins (approximately 40% protein), free amino acids, vitamins, including B-complex, and folic acid. 

Bee pollen is more rich in proteins than any animal source. It contains more amino acids than beef, eggs, or cheese of equal weight. About half of its protein is in the form of free amino acids that are ready to be used directly by the body.


1. Energy Enhancer - The carbohydrates, protein and B vitamins can help keep you going all day without fatigue.

2. Skin Soother - Use to treat inflammatory conditions and common skin irritations like psoriasis or eczema. The amino acids and vitamins protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells. 

3. Respiratory System - Antioxidants that may have an anti-inflammatory effect on the tissues of the lungs, preventing the onset of asthma.

4. Treating Allergies – Pollen reduces the presence of histamine, ameliorating many allergies. Everything from asthma to allergies to sinus problems were cleared, confirming that bee pollen is wonderfully effective against a wide range of respiratory diseases.

5. Digestive System - Enzymes assist your body in getting all the nutrients you need from the food that you eat.

6. Immune System Booster - Pollen is good for the intestinal flora and thereby supports the immune system. It's also rich in antioxidants that protect the cells from the damaging oxidation of free radicals.

7. Treats Addictions – Used holistically for healing addictions and inhibiting cravings by suppressing impulses (weight management).

8. Supports the Cardiovascular System - Bee Pollen contains large amounts of Rutin; an antioxidant bioflavonoid that helps strengthen capillaries, blood vessels, assists with circulatory problems and corrects cholesterol levels. Its potent anti-clotting powers could help prevent heart attack and stroke.

9. Prostate Aid - Men who suffer from benign prostate hyperplasia can find relief by using bee pollen. Bee pollen can help reduce inflammation to stop frequent urges to urinate.

10. Infertility Problems - Bee pollen stimulates and restores ovarian function, therefore may be used to assist in accelerating pregnancy. As well as being a hormonal booster it is also a great aphrodisiac!



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What to avoid when you have stomach burns?



If you have inflammation in your stomach, you should favor digestive aliments.

In the other hand, avoid the following ingredients:






and of course:






milk (cow)





boxed cereals

cream sauce

vegetable oils: corn and sunflower, cottonseed, safflower and grape seed


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Millet - gluten-free healthy grain

What is Millet?




"Millet is a small, round, ivory colored seed that is rich in B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc copper, phosphorus, and manganese. This is the only grain with an alkaline ph as one of it's nutrients that makes millet so easy to digest. There are 6,000 varieties of millet grown around the world. Millet is the only grain that retains it's alkaline properties even when cooked which is ideal for people with wheat allergies. With a texture like brown rice, millet can be used in pilafs, casseroles, and most oriental dishes. Millet can be subsituted in recipes that call for rice and couscous. Millet grain is also used in baked goods such as breads, muffins, and biscuits."






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Ayurveda Massage

Without going into too much detail, Ayurveda massage called Abhyanga means at its source "oil spread through the body."

This massage therapy is a very old body therapy which consists by spreading warm oil all over the body. Thus, the therapist works the patient from the tip of the toes to the tip of the hair.

Abhyanga Massage characterized by using warm oils chosen according to Dosha each patient (see page on the tridosha system for extensive information in the Dosha which characterizes more). In addition, this massage movements are long, continuous and deep. The pressure tap is on the need for the therapist feels the patient. So any energy blockage (nodes in neck, toxins in the legs, back pain etc ...) are eliminated leaving a feeling of fullness and well-being.

Alongside other massages beauty treatments, this can be a bit daunting for the depth of touch and rhythm that accompanies it. In fact, this massage aims not only the welfare and focuses particularly on some energy points of the body and reflexive. These same points influence our whole: body, mind and spirit.

There are several ways to designate the ayurvedic massage. Many are seeking to entice the customers with exotic names, but there are actually two practices this massage are:

ABHYANGA (described above)

The latter is practiced in many parts of South India and if you look on google will come across images of massage in which men, hanging by the arms, "spread oil" with their feet by the patient's body lying on the floor. At the origin of this massage are the martial arts (Kalarypayatu) and dance (Katikali). In fact, at the time of warriors, these men afforded massage each other in order to relax muscle tension occurred during the fighting.

Nowadays, you may get this kind of treatment in India, but in the western world, the practice of IntegratedMassage refers to a massage that involves very fast movements and deep realized on the floor. The patient lies on a futon (mattress) and your entire system joint and muscle is worked.

Some organizations call this yoga massage Ayurvedic massage. For, once again, try to get clients with pompous names ... But in this case even has a reason for being. Integrated Massage introduces therapeutic stretches that are not more than adaptations of yoga postures.

Thus, the therapist is the warrior in a position to provide most of the stretching massage and yoga positions are actually accompanied by the therapist. Thus, after the patient completely relaxed and refreshed through massage, is an ideal state to receive this treatment stretching masterfully directed by expert therapist.



Abhyanga Massage                                                                         Integrated Massage

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