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Top 12 Healing Ulams—Traditional Malaysian Herbs You Need To Try

While we live in a time when manufactured medicines and prescriptions dominate, that’s not the only approach to healing. Several high-quality studies have proven that natural remedies can be life-transforming, by boosting both our physical and mental well-being. The following Malaysian herbs have been used for centuries for their notable health benefits, which are all …

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7 Asian Superfoods To Help You Achieve Your Health And Wellness Goals

Incorporating superfoods into your everyday diet is great, but understanding which superfoods address specific areas of your health while supporting you to achieve your wellness goals before adding them to your cart? Even better. Ready to give them a try? Here are the best superfood to eat based on the health and wellness goals you’re …

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5 “Western” Adaptogens That Are Actually Rooted in Asian Traditions

It’s safe to say that adaptogens have been having a moment in the wellness world. From yogis to biohackers, adaptogenic herbs and plants have been gaining more and more notoriety the past several years for their healing properties and health benefits. But did you know many of these herbs popularized by Western health and wellness …

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Habbatus Sauda: The Tiny Seed That Delivers Big Health Benefits

Habbatus Sauda —more commonly known as black cumin, but also referred to as nigella sativa, black seed or kalonji—comes from the fennel plants of Southeast Asia. And while this seed has been used medicinally for centuries throughout Asia and other parts of the world, it’s just beginning to pick up steam in the wellness community …

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Licorice Tea – Home Remedy for Dry Throat and Cough

Licorice (liquorice) is an important and common herbal remedy in traditional Western medicine, Indian Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Among the benefits of licorice are to help loosen phlegm, reduce inflammation, improve sluggish digestion, relieve heatiness and support Qi. This brew is a time-honoured recipe which has a cooling energy, helps to reduce phlegm, …

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Prevent Diabetes: Can Cinnamon Help Lower Blood Sugar Level?

While diabetes can be primarily managed by modern treatments, such as medications and insulin injections, many people have found evidence in certain foods effectively lowering blood sugar levels. One such ingredient is the tantalizing, aromatic spice, cinnamon. Cinnamon is basically the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree species, which is used as a flavoring spice …

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8 Herbs For Skin Health

It’s the first thing people notice about us – our face and skin. It’s also the first area to look different if we are sleep-deprived, tired, or anxious. Most importantly, your skin performs many essential tasks for your body. It protects it from viruses and bacteria you are exposed to daily, as well as the …

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Tiger Milk Mushroom: How This Malay Hidden Treasure Transforms Your Health

Malaysia’s “Ancient Hidden National Treasure” is making its way back to the health world – the Tiger Milk Mushroom –  also known as Lignosus Rhinocerus and Cendawan Susu Harimau. Although Tiger Milk Mushrooms have been used for more than 400 years by Traditional Malay & Chinese medicine practitioners and the orang asli community, it has recently taken …

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