Peculiar remedies

This might be the fastest way to cool down (it’s so small you can carry it in your bag!)

This might be the fastest way to cool down (it's so small you can carry it in your bag!)

It’s summer. You are low on energy from heat. And you need the fastest way to cool down. Without: ice-cold drinks conditioner fan cold water / ice or cold shower?   USE PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL !   Do this: Locate a bottle of peppermint essential oil in

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Health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil for raw vegans

Health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil for raw vegans

  You won’t have enough fingers on your hands and feet to count all the health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil! You may have noticed that I include coconut oil in most of my recipes. The second last one wasn’t an exception. And yes, the New 2018

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5 more nutrients and corresponding best vegan foods that boost brain power (a few of them are not foods)

5 more nutrients and corresponding best vegan foods that boost brain power (a few of them are not foods)

  Today I’m going to carry on with the brain topic. There are several more foods that you can eat to make yourself even more smarter than you are right now 🙂 . If you are deficient in the nutrients that these foods contain, you may feel

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3 nutrients and corresponding raw vegan foods for brain health (make yourself smarter!)

3 nutrients and corresponding raw vegan foods for brain health (make yourself smarter!)

  You hear it over and over again – you are what you eat. Although a mental aspect plays a big role in how you feel and look, that’s pretty much a reality. The same can be said about your brain. I’m sure you’ve noticed it yourself: you

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Special report: How to relax your mind in less than 10 minutes and thus be more rested & get more done (what I do)

Special report: How to relax your mind in less than 10 minutes and thus be more rested & get more done (what I do)

  This first week of winter was dedicated to coming up with this special report. It’s short and sweet. I’ve titled it How to relax your mind in less than 10 minutes and thus be more rested & get more done (what I do). This might sound

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About rowan berries: make wine, coffee, and remove radiation-related damages from the body

About rowan berries: make wine, coffee, and remove radiation-related damages from the body

  I’m writing this post because recently I came across a tree with impressively sweet rowan berries. While walking my poodle. They were so pleasantly sweat, almost like raisins, I ate all the bunches I could reach, like three or four of them! Very tasty. I was

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Photos of edible cattail roots & how to harvest them

Photos of edible cattail roots & how to harvest them

  Got some cattail roots this weekend. It was a messy business. I forgot a knife and had to do it with my bare hands. A piece of advice – don’t take only your hands (and head) with you, get something sharp as well. I took some

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Shungite, dogs, cats, and other animals (another question-answer post)

Shungite, dogs, cats, and other animals (another question-answer post)

  Last fall (time flies!) I chatted about a plain-looking rock. Proven to heal humans. It’s called shungite. Dogs, cats, and other animals can feel better with its help too actually. Now, about a month ago one lady asked how to go about shungite water when trying

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What is a Saskatoon berry? I’d say a kid of blueberry and apple

What is a Saskatoon berry? I'd say a kid of blueberry and apple

  When I’m eating Saskatoon berries, people passing by either ask or illuminate me with the stare of suspiciousness. What is a Saskatoon berry? I will get to that in a moment. But first, let me tell you about an encounter that I had while grazing on these.

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Screwed up bread from cattail pollen and kidneys of nature

Screwed up bread from cattail pollen and kidneys of nature

  Recently I biked down to a nearby swamp to gather some cattail pollen. The sun was like an organic egg yolk on that day! Loved it. Of rich orange color. Because of the smoke here in Alberta – wind carried it all the way from British Columbia.

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Confirmed health benefits of fucoidan – a look into anti-cancer one

Confirmed health benefits of fucoidan - a look into anti-cancer one

  Finally, getting back to fucoidan. A while back I promised to write about confirmed health benefits of fucoidan. Those confirmed by clinical studies that is. For those who waited, sorry for a delay. I’m guilty of procrastination. To review: Fucoidan is a molecule isolated from seaweed

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Edible cattail flowers – try them at least once

Edible cattail flowers - try them at least once

  Continuing with the topic of cattails, friends of people. Two days ago I went and checked a couple wetlands around… to see how cattail flowers are doing. Majority is still in early developing stage. But one hidden wetland that I never knew existed had a good

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Had a cattail salad (this plant can save your life)

Had a cattail salad (this plant can save your life)

  No, it’s not a play on words. I chewed a cattail salad a couple days ago. Yeah, a salad from these pre-historic-looking plants. And, no, everything is okay with me. You can eat these swamp things? Aha. Not only you can, you should try eating them

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Skin benefits of fucoidan when applied topically

Skin benefits of fucoidan when applied topically

  Last time I said that I’ll go through only those benefits of fucoidan that were confirmed by clinical trials. So, after actually ingesting this stuff. However, I came across this Australian study that examined the effects of fucoidan when it is applied externally on the skin.

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About fucoidan – a marine elixir that Japanese researchers love

About fucoidan - a marine elixir that Japanese researchers love

My sister asked me to write about fucoidan. She is taking it (on the right). I’ve tried to squeeze the wisdom on it into one page (for now). To say the truth, I didn’t know anything about fucoidan until my sister introduced me to it. That’s weird

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Natural sources of astaxanthin and where to get this precious carotenoid

Natural sources of astaxanthin and where to get this precious carotenoid

  The original sources of all astaxanthin are relatively simple organisms. Specifically, algae, fungi, bacteria, yeast and plants. Not a single animal can synthesize it from scratch. However, animals do accumulate astaxanthin in their tissues by eating astaxanthin-containing organisms or by converting certain compounds to astaxanthin. For

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What is astaxanthin? It keeps flamingos nice and vermilion

What is astaxanthin? It keeps flamingos nice and vermilion

  What is astaxanthin, this bizarre sounding thing? Astaxanthin is a king among the antioxidants. It belongs to carotenoids, the same group where famous beta-carotene resides. It’s a pigment. Astaxanthin gives a striking vermilion (red-orange) colour to wild salmon, funny large-eyed critters like shrimp and krill, majestic flamingos,

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