Oil

Essential Oils for Essential Cleaning
by Doug Dipasquale | April 28, 2014

One thing you may have noticed about “natural” products is that upon closer inspection, they don’t tend to be all that natural. There are exceptions, of course, but it seems that many of the all-natural products lining the shelves these days contain as many harsh chemical constituents as the no-name brands sitting next to them.

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil For Your Skin
by Dr. Tayaba | October 01, 2013

Tea tree oil has become a regular conversation topic among health and beauty fanatics. This is because this oil originating from the Australian paperbark trees is proven a strong natural antiseptic for skin treatments.

Health Benefits of Organic Flaxseed Oil
by Jennifer Elliot | March 13, 2013

Flaxseed oil is extracted from the seeds of the flax plant. Clinical studies have suggested the health benefits of flaxseed oil are plenty. Flaxseed oil has been deemed great for treating a number of conditions.

Fish Oil May Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death in Dialysis Patients
by Sandra Harrison | February 25, 2013

Medical research has always stressed on the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids, present in abundance in fish oil, on overall health. Some of the conclusive benefits of fish oil include slowing of the body’s ageing process, lowered inflammation, a decrease in the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease.

Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil or Canola Oil: Which One is better for Your Heart?
by Sandra Harrison | January 28, 2013

Research has made it very clear that not all fats are bad. According to Gloria Tsang, former Pediatric Nutrition Specialist with Abbott Laboratories, some fats are good for the body because they lower the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL Cholesterol) and thus protect the heart.

The Uses of Tea Tree Oil
by Jennifer Elliot | December 11, 2012

Tea tree oil is derived from the leaves of the tea tree. The tree was named Tea Tree by sailors in the 18th century who had discovered the tree by using its leaves to make tea that smelt similar to nutmeg.

Is There a Connection Between Fish Oil and Mental Health?
by Jennifer Elliot | December 05, 2012

Fish oil has been under scrutiny for its innumerable benefits by experts and researchers. Among other beneficial substances, fish oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 fatty acids which, according to Mayo Clinic experts, play a significant role in influencing brain function.

Fish Oil May Prevent Depression
by Jennifer Elliot | December 04, 2012

The jury is still undecided about whether using fish oil for depression patients would serve as an effective preventative option, but numerous research studies conducted in recent years seem to substantiate the claim that fish oil may help to prevent depression. Of course, more research studies are required to fully determine the extent of the effect of fish oil in preventing depression before it can be used as a replacement for Prozac and other depression medications. Read on to find out exactly what experts and researchers have uncovered so far in reference to fish oil and depression prevention.

Does Coconut Oil Improve HDL?
by Jennifer Elliot | November 26, 2012

Suffering from high cholesterol levels puts your heart health in jeopardy. That is why regular consumption of natural foods that can improve the levels of good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) in the blood and reduce the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol), is so important.

Fish Oil and Heart Attacks in Women
by Sandra Harrison | November 20, 2012

It is popularly believed that fish oil supplements promote heart health and reduce the risk of heart attacks.