The truth about vitamin C and influenza

We have all heard advertisements about vitamin C supplements claiming to boost immune function, which is true but sometimes misleading. If you look at the evidence and ask a doctor, he would likely recommend vitamin C as a nutrient but disagree on certain aspects. 

Medical sciences keep growing every day, but we have enough understanding of vitamin C to know what to expect, according to the most recent evidence. That is the topic we are covering in this article.

How to Know When to Call it Quits

Have you ever had the feeling where you just need to keep going? There are more daylight hours or you have the night ahead of you and you feel guilty if you just sit around, right?

Meditation is the Key to Inner Peace – Here’s how to do It

You know meditation is good for you, yet you have no idea where to start. All you know about it is you sit still and breathe, but it’s so much more than that. Most people that dive into meditation without knowing what to expect don’t make it. They don’t know how to quiet their mind so they give up.

The Health Benefits of Having Pets

Pets are an effective remedy to bring joy into our lives. Pets can make us laugh, bring comfort, and even give support in difficult times. About 67% of Australian households own pets, 40% are dogs and 27% are cats.

 

Apart from pets bringing us joy and pleasure, pets can also directly positively affect the health status of the owners. In recent times, people are researching the health benefits associated with raising a pet.

Holy Basil (Tulsi); A Herb For Your Herbal Collection

If you think Holy basil is the sweetened basil your mum uses in her marinara sauce or the flavour in the Thai herb, then you are actually wrong.

 

Also called Ocimum sanctum L. and commonly as tulsi, holy basil is a plant native to Southeast Asia. Its history shows us that it has had immense uses in the Indian culture as medicine for the treatment of several conditions. This plant is also found in the Middle East, Australia, and West Africa. Tulsi is widely used and holds immense value in Ayurvedic medicine. Several parts of the plant, including the stem, leaves, and seeds, are utilized to produce medicinal properties.

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