Oils for Healthy Cooking and Medications
Anyone from the Mediterranean region is able to tell you about the health benefits, not to mention the wonderful flavour, of a good table spoon of olive oil when placed on salads, fish, pasta and just about anything else. Olive oil is readily available all year round and will satisfy the taste buds and promote good health.
For generations, people living in island countries, like the Philippines, thought the coconut was the Cure for all ailments and consumed the rough interior or the meat, drank the milk and used the coconut oil daily. Thus the Coconut could be responsible for Filipinos and islanders lovely youthful complexion, soft wrinkle-free skin, very low skin cancer.
It must be said that this fantastic seed and it is capable of many things! Sesame seed and sesame oil can help; Keep the heart health because with the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound known as sesamol, it can prevent atherosclerotic lesions
Tea Tree Oil
This iconic Aussie plant is seen to have proven antibacterial and antifungal effects and has been used for medicinal purposes for many decades. It can be used as antiseptic and also has numerous cosmetic benefits.
You will find eucalyptus oils are often used to help relieve some symptoms of the common cold and you will also find eucalyptus oils in a number of cough lozenges and inhalants. The vapor from eucalyptus oil can act as a decongestant when inhaled and has been known to treat bronchitis. But before using any product including eucalyptus oils be sure to seek medical advise.
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