Thursday, May 5, 2011

Orange oil can combat cellulite

Hot weather knocks at the door, so that every woman wants to reveal hitherto hidden forms of thick clothes. But what of unsightly cellulite on legs, which prevents us to wear a skirt shorter? Nothing easier! Leather-looking "orange peel" can be smoothed by professional natural treatments and creams.
Cellulite occurs in most cases, the abdomen, thighs, knees, shoulders and arms. The causes leading to the appearance of orange peel are certain hormonal disorders, metabolic diseases, excessive accumulation of water in tissue, genetic factors, excess fats, sodas, coffee and tea, smoking and alcohol consumption. Cellulite occurs in several stages:
• Early phase. Symptoms are feeling heavy legs, fatigue, skin has a bluish tint, it becomes very cold and orange peel appearance is easily discernible
• Second Stage. Irregularities occur in the skin, especially visible when standing up, and the affected area is painful to touch.
• Stage Three. Holes are formed, very painful, and when standing and lying, the skin thickens, there is a feeling of tension.
Food should be rich in fiber
With patience and determination, this disease can be treated. First, it adopted a sensible diet, in which fibers abound. You should not miss the raw vegetables and fruits, and juices form.
Beware of excess flour, foods high in fat. Salt consumption should be reduced, because it retains water in the body. Try removing foods containing preservatives or dyes. Another useful tip is to eat food slowly and chew food very well. Thus, you have the feeling of fullness without overeating. Drink at least two liters of water a day and doing everything possible to have bowel assured, mainly because cellulite is an accumulation of toxins that can escape if you eliminate constipation. For later stages of the appearance of orange peel cellulite massage is indicated with orange peel oil.

Monday, February 28, 2011

How Often Do You Use Dill?

Benefits of Dill
Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a short-lived perennial herb originated in Europe, used in culinary and in medicines.

Powder and extracted tincture cold dill seeds are an incentive and a very powerful hormone regulator. After 15-20 days treatment with dill powder or tincture, the women find the following effects:
  • stimulates secretion of certain hormones which in turn help maintain proper menstrual cycles.
  • helping have a good sleep
  • bone and dental health being a good source of calcium
  • bigger breasts
  • increase vitality and global tone
Dill is relaxant, fortifying (strength giving), diuretic (increases urination helping removal of toxic substances from the body), carminative (helps removal of gases), anti spasmodic (prevents cramps), stimulates lactation (galactagogue) and endocrinal secretions, enhances libido due to presence of Arginine.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

I love Good Food! - Special Tomato Sauce

I like homemade food and I'm not very keen on eating out. If you don't have time to make elaborated meals try my Special Tomato Sauce. The leftover sauce may be spooned into freezer bags until required.

Special Tomato Sauce
  • 5oo gr canned tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 big onion chopped
  • olive oil
  • basil fresh or dried
  • salt, ground pepper
  • small pinch dried oregano and thyme
Fry the onion with the garlic in olive oil till the onion turns yellowish. Add the the green pepper and after a minute place the tomato in a pan and let it cook over moderate heat.Cook for 20-30 minutes. Don't forget to stir it once in a while (add a few spoon of water if needed). When the onion is cooked turn off the heat and add the basil, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper. Then, puree the sauce in a blender or food processor.
Before serving, reheat gently and pour over the drained pasta.

Let me know if you tried this recipe. If you have any questions send me a message.