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5 Medical Properties of Bee Propolis

Propolis is a mixture of sap and plant material that bees collect and use to seal cracks in the hive. It is used by bees as a kind of drywall mud, but it also inhibits bacterial growth. In fact, it has several medical properties. Here are 5 medical properties of bee propolis: 1. Antibiotic – […]

Vitamin E Health Benefits

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to prevent free radical damage and premature aging. Whole food sources of vitamin E include asparagus, avacado, seeds, spinach, and whole grains. However, most Americans do not eat enough foods high in vitamin E to get an adequate amount of this important vitamin (and, due to poor soil […]

Shea Butter vs. Cocoa Butter

What’s the difference between shea butter and cocoa butter? Some people use the terms interchangeably. Although these two natural ingredients have many of the same uses, there are also many differences. Shea butter comes from the nut of the shea tree in Africa. It is a wonderful moisturizer and leaves the skin feeling smooth and […]

Krill Oil

You’ve probably heard the buzz about fish oil and omega-3 oils. But you may not know that krill oil offers the benefits of omega-3 oils plus the added bonus of extra antioxidants. If doctors could choose only one supplement to recommend for patients, most would choose fish oil. Fish oil contains DHA and EPA, two […]

Argan Oil (Liquid Gold)

Argan Oil is a rare oil that is produced from the kernels of the Argan Tree in Morocco. It is commonly referred to as “Liquid Gold” or “The Gold of Morocco”. Argan Oil has conditioning, anti-aging and healing properties. It is rich in Vitamin E and consists of a fatty acid blend (over 70% oleic […]