mandarin

January 8, 2018

Do Essential Oil Diffusers Really Work?

So, do essential oil diffusers really work? There are many different types of essential oil diffusers dispersing aroma into the air.  Here is a review of the varieties: Cool Mist Diffusers Cool mist essential oil diffusers, also called ultrasonic diffusers, typically involve adding about 5 ounces of water and a […]
April 3, 2018
antibacterial

Antibacterial

There are many types of bacteria, and not all bacteria are bad.  Some good bacteria in the body help aid in digestion and fight infection.  Pathogenic bacteria can cause disease.  Wikipedia does an excellent job of categorizing and listing the most common types of bacteria:  Pathogenic Bacteria List. Antibacterial herbs […]
April 3, 2018
anti-fungal

Anti-fungal

Certain herbs are known for their anti-fungal actions.  Most research studies have been in vitro; more human studies are necessary. Recipes to Help with Fungal Infections Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
April 3, 2018

Antioxidant

Antioxidant herbs, fruits, and vegetables have the potential to reduce oxidation, which can cause free radicals to form.  This can then contribute to aging and disease. Eat Your Colors! Antioxidants protect your cells!  They are found in the richly colorful fruits and vegetables that we eat.  Here are some examples: RED […]
April 19, 2018

Citronellyl Formate / Tiglate

Citronellyl formate, also called tiglate, is an ester found in geranium and mandarin. Esters are formed from the combination of acids and alcohols. Links to Plants Containing Citronellyl formate   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief […]
June 18, 2018

Mandarin (Citrus reticulate) Research

Latin Name: Citrus reticulate  Family: Rutaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
February 4, 2019

How to Make Jarred Spicy Mandarin Oranges

Jarred spicy mandarin oranges are great to make in the Winter months.  The citrus and spices combined taste delicious. Overwhelmed about jarring? Some people are overwhelmed about the idea of jarring foods.  But if you follow the steps, it is really fairly easy, and mildly time consuming.  If you have […]