Are vitamin supplements good for you?

Since the discovery of vitamins in 1912, taking vitamins have become a norm in our world today. Not only do we take them in the form of pills, they are added in cereals, bread and other food. Often, you see labels on the boxes of food stating “Enriched with vitamin C” and other vitamins or minerals.The concept of taking supplement that you lack seems simple enough and even logicalnd. While it may make sense but is it really that simple? Are vitamin supplements really good for you? Read more

How to boost your immune system naturally?

Our immune system is the best doctor against diseases and viruses. We need to understand that many times while medication brings about relief, they merely suppress the symptoms and do not cure them. In order to facilitate our immune system to perform at its optimal state, we need to nourish it properly. A healthy immune system not only helps in the recovery, it is also the best prevention against diseases. So how can we boost our immune system naturally? I would attribute mainly to these 2 areas:- Read more

What is the immune system?

Many times we talk about improving our immunity or improving our immune system. But, what is the immune system? What is the immune system for and what is the immune system made up of?

Everyone of us are born with a sophisticated immune system. Our immune system work effectively to protect us against invaders such as bacteria and viruses. They are like our own army and every army is equipped with the same basic function. However, depending on the training and experiences that the soldiers have and the Read more

Elderberry

Herbs has been used by mankind since ancient time as natural remedies.There are even verses in the bible that mention about herbs for healing. It is amazing that nature  provides us with many herbs and plants that we need for natural healing.

Elderberry is one of the plants that we commonly use medicinally at home for colds and flus and also as a form of preventive measure to boost immunity. Traditionally, people also used them in dishes and beverages. It is also interesting to know that people in the past also used the elderberry plant to ward off witches or evil spirits! I can Read more