Cinnamon More Effective than DEET!

Believe it or not, cinnamon has been found to have some amazing household uses. Further to my post last week, “The Healing Power of Cinnamon” which discussed the health benefits of Cinnamon, a study  shows the power of Cinnamon Oil in combating dangerous...

The Healing Power of Cinnamon

Cinnamon, known as ‘canelle’ here in Dominica, is actually the bark of the cinnamon tree. Cinnamon is an amazing spice and has been used for centuries for healing many types of ailments. Cinnamon’s healing power comes mainly from two properties: it...

Dominica’s Healing Therapies: Massage Workshop

The Learn Massage Workshop Contributed by Terri Henry & Sari Giraud-Sabatien Many of us are aware of the tremendous health benefits of receiving regular massage. As well as easing out tight muscles, massage has a beneficial effect on all of our body systems and...

Aloe Vera – The Healing Plant

Many people are familiar with the healing power of aloe vera for burns and skin abrasions. This succulent tropical plant has been used for thousands of years to soothe sunburned skin, aid in the healing of cuts, and even as a remedy for severe burns. But its...

A Guava A Day – Fruit to Live By

Did you know that a guava has four to five times the amount of fiber as an apple? And 19 times the amount of vitamin C! Dominicans are lucky to have access to all sorts of healthy fruits and vegetables on a year-round basis. Granted, we have been suffering a little...