Since learning about cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum & Cinnamomum cassia), this commonly used household spice has furthered my love for plants and their power. The inner bark of the cinnamon tree is used for its medicinal properties. Cinnamon doesn’t just smell good and taste delicious in desserts, it actually has several other actions: Carminative: aid with… Continue reading Botanical Spotlight: Cinnamon!
Superfoods have recently become very popular. Many food companies have been making a tremendous profit by adding this 9 letter word on many food labels. But what in the world does a superfood really mean and what makes them so super? Despite not having an actual medical or legal definition, the idea behind a superfood is… Continue reading S-U-P-E-R-F-O-O-D-S
As the month of February commences, you may have noticed the increased amount of ads and campaigns about heart health. This is because February is Heart Month and aims to increase awareness about cardiovascular disease. Heart disease also commonly referred to as cardiovascular disease, occurs when there are problems with either the heart or the… Continue reading Heart your Heart
After attending a seminar about naturopathic medical schools I knew that I had found a profession that was meant for me! As a friend of mine might even say, it was KISMET! Prior to attending the seminar I wasn’t 100% certain as to whether I wanted to attend a traditional medical school or go into… Continue reading The Healing Power of Nature