Wellbeing Cocktail Recipe: Cold-fighting and Immune Boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito

If you are currently nursing a seasonal cold – anything from the snivvles, dry cough, blocked sinuses or feeling “under the weather”, give this immune boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito to blast the cooties to smithereens. The active ingredient in fresh ginger, gingerol, can help lower the risk of infections, including respiratory infections associated with cold and flu. The vitamin C in limes can boost … Continue reading Wellbeing Cocktail Recipe: Cold-fighting and Immune Boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito

Realistic Tips to Drink More Water [Visual] — ecogreenlove

There are well known—and surprising—health benefits to drinking water. We know water is important but busy schedules, forgotten water bottles, and no water fountains nearby often get in the way. With this helpful list, you can cross off excuses for not drinking enough, and you’ll be happily and healthily hydrated in no time! via Realistic Tips to Drink More Water [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Realistic Tips to Drink More Water [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Best/Worst Foods to eat before Bed [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Certain foods contain distinct ingredients that can actually contribute to a better night’s sleep and even help suppress hunger and speed up metabolism, leading to weight loss. In this article, we’ll dive into both the best and worst foods for each goal in mind. via Best/Worst Foods to eat before Bed [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Best/Worst Foods to eat before Bed [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Tap Water vs Bottled Water [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Bottled water is a booming industry, and its sales continue to grow. In the US alone, 97 billion bottles of bottled water are bought each year. But, is bottled water really that much better than its tap water counterpart? Is it any safer, tastier, or healthier than tap water? And, what about the environmental impact of plastic bottles? via Tap Water vs Bottled Water [Infographic] — … Continue reading Tap Water vs Bottled Water [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Natural remedies to help through season changes

With temperatures dipping and the colder months coming up, be sure to keep your kitchen topped up with key ingredients to help you create natural remedies for cold, cough and flu symptoms. Everything from raw honey, lemon, cayenne pepper, ginger, garlic, and oil of oregano, the below video from Attic Anatomy gives you a run down of some simple and easy remedies to make at home. … Continue reading Natural remedies to help through season changes

How to get a Good Night’s Sleep [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

In this comprehensive guide, is attempted to explain the reasons behind the current sleeplessness epidemic, the extent to which it can affect your health and well-being, and specific steps you can take to get a better night’s sleep starting tonight. via How to get a Good Night’s Sleep [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to get a Good Night’s Sleep [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Acupressure: What is it and how can it be used to treat illnesses and to prevent disease

Acupressure, just like acupuncture, has been used for thousands of years to treat ailments, illnesses and to prevent disease.  A practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Acupressure makes use of fingers, palms, elbows or feet, or special devices to apply pressure to various points on the body. TCM states that acupressure points lie along meridians or channels in the body.It is believed that through these … Continue reading Acupressure: What is it and how can it be used to treat illnesses and to prevent disease

The Ultimate Herbs & Spice Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

A guaranteed way to add buckets of flavour to your food, a knowledge of herbs and spices is essential for chefs of all levels. This guide is a handy resource which breaks down the best flavour combinations for the most commonly used herbs and spices and provides practical cooking tips to ensure that all your meals pack a punch. The infographic also outlines the incredible … Continue reading The Ultimate Herbs & Spice Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Eyebright: Health benefits for eyes plus make your own Eyebright Eyewash

Making a cooling Eyebright eyewash will help dry, tired eyes in need of moisture due to long-term use of computers and smartphones, and the drying effects of fans during the summer heat. Eyebright has been traditionally used to treat all manner of eye problems including inflammation, conjunctivitis, red-eye, styes, itchy eyes, stinging eyes and weak vision. Native to Europe, Eyebright has small, scallop-edged white flowers … Continue reading Eyebright: Health benefits for eyes plus make your own Eyebright Eyewash

Health Benefits of Propolis

Honey from honey bees is one of nature’s best friends when it comes to supporting overall health and wellbeing, and so too is propolis – a resin-like material made by bees from the buds of poplar and cone-bearing trees. When bees combine the sap from the trees with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product used as a coating to build their … Continue reading Health Benefits of Propolis