Essential oils are volatile chemical compounds with a characteristic sweet smell(aroma). They occur in few plant species in special structures such as glands and secretory vesicles. They are extracted from different parts of the plant including the leaves, flowers, bark, wood, roots, and fruits.
Given their antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antioxidant, antihistamine properties, essential oils are used in numerous industries including pharmaceutical, cosmetic, beauty, food processing, and agriculture.
This section examines different essential oils with special emphasis on their health benefits.
Dietary supplements are products you ingest in addition to the regular diet with the aim of obtaining additional health-promoting nutrients. In other words, they are products that supplement the diet.
A supplement may contain dietary ingredients such as minerals, herbs, vitamins, amino acids, and botanicals.
This section examines different dietary supplements with special emphasis on their health benefits.
Strive for physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
Numerous studies have established that body fitness resulting from physical exercise greatly reduces the risk of developing diseases such as hypertension, coronary heart disease, among others.
In recent years, there has been a growing understanding that engaging in certain degrees of physical activity positively affects respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, and musculoskeletal functions in the body.
This section examines different fitness strategies one can engage in and their health implications.