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  • The road to today’s aspirin pills

    A brief history about how did aspirin become the world’s most popular and most prescribed drug In the past, long before aspirin was discovered, people were using natural plant extracts to fight fever and pain. Plants containing...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • The origins of soap

    Formed by the neutralization reaction between an acid and a base, soap is actually a salt that has been around only in the last two centuries “The wealthiest and most enlightened nations would be the ones consuming...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • Perfumes – the delightful scents through history

    Two hundred pounds of rose petals were required to produce one ounce of attar in the 10th century a.d., when Avicenna first extracted rose attar The word perfume comes from the Latin “per fumum”, meaning “through smoke”....

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • Acne remedies from different cultures

    Beginning ancient times, treating acne has always been a challenge – let’s have a look at the most unusual remedies through the ages The word “acne” first appeared in the sixth century in the writings of Aetius...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • The avocado – definitely on the “world’s healthiest foods” list

    The versatile avocado fruit is highly appreciated in South American cuisines, and is the main ingredient of the famous “guacamole” dish Originated from Mexico and Central America, this creamy, buttery fruit comes from the Lauraceae family and...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Coconut oil – health and beauty uses

    Amazing beauty benefits and medicinal properties of coconut oil   Classified as a “super-food”, coconut oil can have important positive effects on health, as well as surprising beauty uses that can replace harmful, chemical cosmetics. In some...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Vegetarianism as seen through the eyes of brilliant people

    “Food for thought” from the world’s elite figures of humanity – a different view on the history of vegetarianism As nowadays more and more people adopt a vegetarian diet, for its obvious and numerous benefits, let’s not...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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  • Healthy skin – the goal of efficient skin care

    Beyond beautiful, fresh, young-looking aspect, every woman should primarily consider healthy skin   When it comes to skin care, every woman’s desire is to always look young and beautiful. If you consider that skin is the larger...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • Olive oil – the wonder in your kitchen

    Olive oil has unrivalled health and beauty benefits, by preventing serious diseases and boosting your overall well-being     Olive oil therapeutic qualities are common knowledge in the Mediterranean culture and diet. Olive oil is obtained from...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • Ancient Egypt beauty perspective

    Extremely elaborated, heavy make-up and unique appearance – very important features of ancient Egyptians Ancient Egyptians were very spiritual people. Symbols, magic and religion dominated their every day life and culture. They considered beauty to be a...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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