Attitudes of Mindfulness

One of the most inspiring people bringing mindfulness from East to the West, is Jon Kabat-Zinn, a Ph.D. who is known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher, engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. Mindfulness is an eastern knowledge with a western approach, and is at its…

Elements of Ayurveda

Traditional medicine has strong historical and cultural roots, and has been a part of developing communities over decades. Ayurveda was born in India and means “Knowledge of Life”, Ayuh (Life) and Veda (Knowledge) in Sanskrit. It origins from the Vedas, the compendium of ancient Indian knowledge, and in The Charaka Samhita, and Sushruta Samhita are…

Antioxidant boost, Ginger Juice

Ginger has been used in medicine for thousands of years back, due to it’s many health benefits. The herb is a part of the Zingiberaceae family, which also includes turmeric, cardamom and galangal. The ginger is high in gingerol, a substance and active compontent with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Ginger may also be effective against exercise-induced…

Benefits of Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil (melaleuca) is an essential oil from the native plant Melaleuca alternifolia. It has been used for almost 100 years as a healing treatment in Australia, and have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities, why the oil is probably best known for its antibacterial activity.  3 tips how to use Tea tree oil Tonic waterAdd…

Shinrin Yoku, The Art of Ecotherapy

Shinrin Yoku, also called Forest Bathing emerged in Japan in the 1980’s and is refered to as nature theraphy, or ecotherapy and means to improve body and soul from spending time in nature, a practice in which all of the senses are immersed in nature. Although people have been walking in nature for centuries because…