Essential Oils for Healthy Living

In today’s health conscious world we are always looking for new ways to make sure we are healthy and ways to alleviate our various ailments.  Most people understand that to be healthy they must take regular exercise and eat healthily but what other simple measures can we take to ensure we have a healthy life?

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There are many books on healthy living, including a number of books on herbology.  Many people do not realise the health benefits  of many herbs, for example clove, cinnamon, turmeric, oregano and ginger contain high levels of antioxidants – half of a teaspoon of ground clove is said to contain the same amount of antioxidants as a half cup of blueberries.  The health benefits of herbs is not contained to being used in herbal medicine, do your research on which herbs promote good health and make sure you add them to your cooking.  Herbs create flavour which also means there should be less need for salt – another healthy idea.  Combine your herb knowledge with healthy eating and you should see a great improvement in your general health.  If you are fighting off a particular disease or illness then do your research into which foods and herbs could help and ensure your diet is rich in them.  Continue reading “Essential Oils for Healthy Living”