Intro To Zinc When you are experiencing anxiety or feeling weighed down by extra stress, it can feel impossible to take hold of those symptoms and regain happiness. There’s good news ahead. You can naturally enhance your mood and lift yourself out of that negative, sluggish state. One powerful mineral your body relies on for DNA synthesis, immunity and even your sense of taste also have influence over your mental and emotional well-being. Zinc is an essential building block for hundreds of activities within your body. The more sufficient your zinc levels, the less likely you are to experience feelings… Read More »

What Is Passionflower? Passionflower, also known as ‘passiflora,’ is a perennial climbing vine with a beautiful flower. It has long been used as traditional herbal medicine, with leaves, stems, and flowers made into a tea or a tincture, or powdered and put into capsules. The rather special name of this flower and its striking appearance have lasting mystical and religious significance, as the flower is said to depict the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross[1]. How Does Passionflower Work? Passionflower works by increasing the levels of a chemical in the brain called gamma-aminobutyric acid, also known as GABA. This… Read More »

Our skin is the reflection of our health that may be dietary, physical or psychological, but it reflects what we are giving to our body. Skin is a parameter that shows our internal feelings, healthy and glowing skin is only achieved if you are taking proper vitamins and minerals. Vitamins are the group of an organic compound that is required for normal growth and nutrition. They are required in small quantity and cannot be synthesized by our body, so we need foods such as fruits and vegetables to fulfill our vitamin need. With growing age, our skin starts to dull,… Read More »

An herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, horny goat weed is a common ingredient in many vitamins, supplements, and other medicines. The leaves of the herb are what is used in these vitamins, supplements, and medicines. Known as “yin yang huo” in Chinese medicine, there are at least 15 known different species of horny goat weed. Icariin, found in horny goat weed, has been proven through studies to be beneficial for libido and stimulation. What Is Horny Goat Weed? Considered to be a natural aphrodisiac, horny goat weed is a member of the Berberidaceae family… Read More »

Evolutionary speaking, bearded men are viewed as masculine, strong, and protective members of society. The thicker the beard growth is, the more masculine he appears, especially to the opposite sex.  However, for many men, growing a beard is not an easy task, which is usually due to low testosterone levels. According to research, between 4 to 5 million men currently struggle with low testosterone, otherwise known as hypogonadism. Testosterone is responsible for masculine features, which include increased facial and body hair, sharp jawlines, and a deeper voice.  So the problem is that if you want to grow a beard, yet… Read More »

The valerian plant is a small plant with clusters of pink or white flowers. The beautiful plants, which are native to Europe, were introduced to North America to help the spread of this medicinal herb. In use medically since the time of Hippocrates for its sleep benefits, valerian root is sweeping the nation for its many other health benefits. 8 Natural Valerian Root Benefits Sleep: Valerians initial use is still one of its best. Valerian can be a mild sedative. It promotes relaxation and sleep. This use, which has been the primary use of valerian for over two thousand years,… Read More »

More than a few of us experience various setbacks in the bedroom department – and that goes for both women and men. Erectile dysfunction can become a huge problem for men… but the loss of libido and sex drive is equally as likely to happen to women. Luckily modern medicine has started to regain some of the natural remedies we used to rely on before science took hold… That’s not to say we are back to using leeches; but rather that traditionally used ancient herbal treatments are being examined scientifically to find out how they work. Thus it is with Ashwagandha, which… Read More »

What is biotin? Vitamin B family has many water-soluble vitamins, but biotin is of great importance. It is also known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H. It is needed by our body to convert certain nutrients into energy. Biotin is present in small amounts in various foods such as nuts, organ meat, rice, oat flake, spinach, meat, salmon, eggs, whole grain, soybean, banana, and mushrooms, etc. Its deficiency is rare, but if you have low biotin level you may feel the following symptoms: Neurologic symptoms such as depression etc. Memory problems Nausea Muscle pain and cramps Seizures Hair loss Scaly… Read More »

It’s official. Americans are among the most stressed people in the world. Between health scares and worries about our future, the American Psychological Association reports that we’re facing a major mental health crisis with serious health and social consequences for years to come. Did those sentences stress you out? That’s the whole point–like millions of others, you’re under a lot of stress these days, and finding your peace is now an essential act of self-care. And while it can be difficult to carve out time for rest and relaxation, keep in mind that the way you treat yourself, even in… Read More »

What Is Horny Goat Weed? Horny goat weed is a herb native to China and grows in wild areas. It is found in abundant amounts at altitudes. It was used as an infusion at that time for drinking purpose, but now it is available in other forms as well. Icariin is an active compound which is flavonoid in nature and gives plants the color along with providing health benefits. It is known for its therapeutic purpose for centuries. In traditional Chinese medicine, it was one of the most used herbs to enhance the sex drive in men and women and… Read More »

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