Rooibos, la nouvelle boisson santé

Boisson emblématique d’Afrique du Sud d’où il est originaire, le rooibos séduit aussi les occidentaux.Ses nombreux bienfaits en font une boisson santé de plus en plus prisée dans le monde ent… Source: Rooibos, la nouvelle boisson santé Advertisements

Rooibos, la nouvelle boisson santé

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Boisson emblématique d’Afrique du Sud d’où il est originaire, le rooibos séduit aussi les occidentaux. Ses nombreux bienfaits en font une boisson santé de plus en plus prisée dans le monde entier. Adieu le thé noir, au placard le thé vert, oubliée la tisane, dites bonjour au thé rouge !…

Lara’s Take on Beauty and Body Treatments

AS A DISCERNING EARTH-CARER, I TAKE GREAT INTEREST IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THE PRODUCTS WE CONSUME: THAT WHICH IS CONCERNED WITH THE EFFECT OF TOXINS (AIR, FOOD, WATER, COSMETICS ETC.) ON HUMAN AND PLANETARY HEALTH. ONE OF MY SPECIALIST AREAS IS THE SKIN, AND HOW TO CARE FOR IT HOLISTICALLY AND AVOID DAMAGING CHEMICALS….

Life in the City : JOZI – Johannesburg

I have had the privilege of living in three different provinces in South Africa: Kwazulu Natal, the Western Cape and Gauteng. Johannesburg has a palpable energy, something so tangible and even more African than the mountains of Cape Town and the warm seas of the North coast in Natal. We don’t have ocean views or…

Cape Town Vs Corsica

Being a South-African, living in Corsica, I can’t help but realise how many similarities there are between my home region and Corsica. Firstly there is the “fynbos” the fauna and flora in the Western Cape that looks so much like the “maquis” in Corsica. Both can only be found in their specific region. I am a big lover of…

Lara’s take on Food and Cooking

My love for food started with my mother; she could and still can, turn the simplest produce into a feast and passed on the gift of loving each element in its most pure, whole and natural state. Way back when she was under the medical supervision of one of the most renowned naturopathic physicians, which…

An Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word which translated means “knowledge of life”. Ayurvedic medicine has been practiced for thousands of years. Much of the knowledge of this ancient system stems from the Vedas.  The aim on Ayurveda is to integrate and balance the body, mind and spirit. Very similar to Traditional Chinese medicine, they believe that…

The Healing powers of Water

Water therapy has been used for 1000’s of years by both traditional Chinese andIndian cultures. It is popular in Japanese and Ayurvedic medicines. Our bodies are made up of approximately 70% water. Drinking water is healthy and vital to our survival. How the water is prepared and consumed, the time of day and the amount…

Roasted Carrot, Chickpea and Harissa Dip

roasted carrot, chickpea + harissa dip recipe serves: makes roughly 1  1/2 cups of dip notes: I used about half a chili with the seeds, but please moderate the level of heat to your liking. Also, I kind of just threw harissa components into the food processor for this, but if you have some prepared…

Mudra’s (Hand Gestures)

Mudra’s are an integral part of Yoga practice and philosophy. Actions of the hands and fingers have been known to balance and restore energy and even stimulate both the autonomic and parasympathetic nervous systems. These simple hand gestures can be performed at any time in anyway. While sitting, standing, walking or travelling. You need not…