Mustard seed: Faithful to Good Health – Significant Protection against Cancer


Because it’s so small—about 1/10 inch in diameter—the mustard seed has played a big role in religion. Jesus Christ said that those with faith even as small as a mustard seed could move mountains. Gautama the Buddha used the mustard seed as a measure of eternity, comparing the endless time in a “w…

Mint: The Essence of Freshness – Keep Your Digestive Tract in Mint Condition


“Mint” is a name like “Smith”—very common. There’s field mint, forest mint, marsh mint, and mountain mint; Egyptian mint, Vietnamese mint, and Corsican mint; curly mint, thorn mint, and slender mint. And, of course, there are the famous twins, spearmint and peppermint. In all, about 600 plants an…

Kokum: India’s Exotic Weight-Loss Wonder – Natural Weight-Loss Aid


Unless you’ve visited the Western coast of India or been a dinner guest in an Indian household, you have probably never tasted kokum. Once you’ve done so, however, it’s likely you’ll be eager to taste it again.
People who have been lucky enough to visit India’s Western Ghats region in the summert…