The digestive goodness of Aloe Vera

Surely you’re aware of the excellent hydrating, softening, and soothing properties of Aloe Vera. But besides the obvious benefits to the skin, did you know that scientific studies have shown that Aloe Vera performs amazing anti-inflammatory healing capabilities in the digestive system? This is because the medicinal plant contains Mucilaginous Polysaccharides, a beneficial healing agent…

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Healthy full bloom tea

I am a tea lover and I’m based in Asia, but I’ve never seen anything like this.  Not only are these unique handcrafted artisan teas from China high in antioxidants, when steeped in water that has been boiled, the tea leaves will supposedly twist, turn, move and bloom right before our eyes into amazing floral bouquets.  How interesting and…

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Fatter better for menopause?

We sometimes joke that a woman is menopausal when we find her cranky.  But in reality, menopause is no joking matter.  Usually occurring at around *GASP* 40 years of age,  it is, quite literally, the cessation of ovulation.  According to website Menopause A to Z, common menopause symptoms include hot flushes, sweating at night, vaginal dryness, mood…

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Battling premenstrual symptoms

It happens every month around the same time.  Days when you’re feeling extremely cranky and highly moody, irritable and anxious on top of having that splitting headache, or a bloated tummy with bad cramps.  It’s duh PMS and how we all hate those days.  Well, if you’ve been haunted by PMS throughout your life, it’s time to seek…

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