Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Used Coffee Ground Powder As Organic Fertilizer

Used coffee ground powder can be used as organic fertilizer for your garden. It is favored by the worms as food and decayed ground coffee powder mixed with soil, the soil will be more easily broken down and water flow more smoothly. Used coffee ground powder is readily available at many coffee shops. For example, in Malaysia you can ask of ground coffee used in Starbuck stores. Ask it from store employee and get it for free.

You only need to sprinkle around your plants and the best coffee powder is mixed with soil in a ratio of one part of the land and two parts of ground coffee used. It aims to accelerate the decay process and make it organic fertilizer to your plants.

For those of you who want to use organic fertilizer from goat manure and poultry, organic fertilizer mixed with coffee grounds can remove unpleasant odors as coffee powder to absorb the smell.

Used ground coffee from Starbuck coffee shop

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Tips For Fertile Soil For Your Organic Garden

Earthworm For Organic Farm

Fertile soil is important for breeding crops. Soil should always be loosened and fertilized to stay healthy and fertile for cultivation. A good fertilizer is from organic fertilizer like compost organic materials. One way to improve soil without a lot of cost is the use of earthworms. Whether large garden or just small garden at home, the earthworms are still a need.

Movement of the earthworms in the soil work for loosen up the soil. This will allow good ventilation in ground and the water flow more smoothly. You have a hoe craftsman who worked inside the soil itself.

Digested soil by earthworms also have a better nutrition for plants. Earthworm help in fertilizing crops with organic fertilizers from its faeces in form of casts.

Earthworms in Malaysia are available and easily purchased at stores selling fish aquarium or fishing gear shop. Make sure the worms are still alive by observing earthworm movement.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Pure Herb Misai Kuching Organic Herbal Tea

Pure Herb Misai Kuching is plantation grown organic way without the use of either chemical fertilizer or pesticide and is hygienically processed.

Pure Herb Misai Kuching Organic Herbal Tea is diuretic and has been traditionally as organic drink in the prevention and management of diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, gout, rheumatismm kidney stones and many others ailments.

For generations, native communities in South East Asia have benefited from goodness of Misai Kuching herbal tea. Numerous clinical studies conducted in America, Asia and Europe since early century have identified 23 pharmacologically useful compounds present in Misai Kuching.

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Pure Herb Misai Kuching

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Understanding Organic Food

There is a whole lot of emphasis being put on buying organic food today. Many stores advertise organic food as the only true alternative when it comes to buying healthy. When it comes to the food you feed yourself and your family, it is only natural to want the best for everyone. This takes into consideration many things but primarily because you want to avoid consuming artificial flavors, fillers, excess fat and other things that non-organic food may contain.

When it comes to understanding organic food and which foods you want to buy or don't want to buy, there are some factors that you should consider:

Appearance and quality
Organic foods are required to meet the same standards as conventional foods. The difference is how they are produced and processed. For example, organic fruit may spoil quicker because it doesn't have any wax on it.

Organic farmers grow their food with benefits to the environment such as conserving water and reducing pollution. As a result, organic food tends to cost more because the procedures to grow the food are more expensive.

Even though pesticides only pose a small health risk, many people choose to buy organic food because pesticides are not used. When conventional farmers spray their crops, a residue is left on the food.

This is one area that is arguably not confirmed. Thus far, The USDA certifies organic food but there is no proof that organic food contains more nutrition than conventionally grown food.

This is purely a personal perspective and must be decided in the same manner; personally and subjectively to your own tastes. Some people claim that the taste is a noticeable difference. Other people claim with the same adamancy, that there is no difference in taste. You have to decide for yourself.

Let's face it, you already know that most organic food are higher priced than their non-organic competitor. Framing procedures, government regulations and small crops all have a direct bearing on the price. The bottom line with cost is about what price you are willing to pay to make some of the more health conscious choices that are available in organic foods.

Understanding organic foods can also give reference to taking time to read the labels of packaged organic foods and comparing the ingredients to non-organic foods. Some foods that claim to be organic may simply have some organic ingredients.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Advice on Growing Your Own Organic Food

We live in a health conscious society. We exercise, diet and make sure we watch we eat. Whenever we're concerned about food it's all about calories, fats and trans fat. But do we really think about how all the food we eat is grown? All the food and vegetables that we consume today are bound to be subjected to pesticide as well as chemical sprays. All these sprays are known to be harmful and they can cause diseases too. One way we can avoid these harmful compounds is by eating organic food instead.

Organic food is food that is grown naturally. What this means is that no chemicals are used on them to make them look better. They may not be as glossy or as nice looking as the items you find in a grocery store but these organic foods taste a whole lot better. It makes so much sense that purchasing organic food makes us all feel so much better. Most times, this isn't always the case; most of the organic foods sold in stores aren't entirely free of harmful chemicals. Whether or not you wash organic or non-organic foods before you eat them, you can have harmful chemical deposits still remain on them. This makes a perfect reason for you to start growing your own organic food.

Anyone with a small area in their yard or someone who even has a couple of pots can start their own journey to making healthy food. One great area for planting is an area that has a lot of sunlight. You also require good soil too. If you aren't sure about the soil you can easily get it tested. Adding compost to the soil three weeks before planting is a great idea too. You can also buy organic compost from stores or you can manufacture yours from kitchen waste and save yourself some money. Start off by planting seeds of plants that can easily survive in your own region and use a number of different kinds. Never neglect your plants while they're growing, its essential that you water them on a daily basis. Also make sure that you take the time out to remove any weeds when they appear. Healthy plants are capable of surviving pest attacks. If you take good care of them these plants will be healthy and productive too.

By growing your own organic garden, you'll feel that you're doing something good for yourself as well as the environment. At the same time you'll be eating healthy foods that are free of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers that contain poisons too. You'll also spend some tome outdoors breathing fresh air and enjoying the air of your surroundings. Growing your own food is an accomplishment and nourishing your body through these means is an achievement too. You will also save on your ever growing grocery bill and have some extra money in your pockets at the end of the month.

By growing organic food you are securing your environment for the future. It prevents soil erosion and protects water from any possible contamination by runoff. W e should do whatever we can to protect the environment.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Different Organic Products

There are many different types of organic products available on the market today. Most food, both human and pet food, is available in an organic variety. There are organic fruit and vegetable choices, organic breads, organic cereals, even organically grown meat. Beef or pork that is grown without using any antibiotics or growth hormones are labeled organic. Toiletries such as soaps and shampoos have product lines that advertise themselves as being organic. These toiletries are made of natural ingredients, mainly plant products. Even bedding and clothes can be made of organic materials. Usually this means that the natural material that was grown to make the fabric was grown organically, and also that the manufacturing process was chemical free.

Should the responsible consumer start choosing their favorite brand of shampoo by whether or not the word ‘organic’ is boldly proclaimed on the label? Is it really necessary to fill your house with organic products? Will it really make a difference? It is necessary to make an informed decision before answering this question. There are experts who argue that growing plants organically yields less and is impractical. If everything were grown organically, we would need almost twice as much farmland to sustain the global population.

Organic foods are foods that are made or grown without the use of chemicals and hormones. They use natural fertilizers such as compost, and Natural pesticides. For example, if there is an insect infest in a crop, such as aphids, the farmer will introduce ladybugs into his crop to eat the aphids. This gets rid of the problem without contaminating the food or the eco-system.

There are even organically made clothes. One of the most popular materials is organically grown cotton. This cotton is grown naturally, much like organic fruits and vegetables, and does not use any toxic dyes to color the clothes. Instead, they grow colored cotton. Not only does this ensure that the cotton remains uncontaminated, but because the fabric isn’t dyed, it will not fade in the wash. In fact, washing this fabric tends to deepen the color instead of fade it.

Organic soaps and cosmetics are also enjoying success as more people search for gentler solutions to put on their skin. Organic soaps are usually advertised as containing no animal products or harmful chemicals. These products are usually more hypoallergenic and are great for people with a skin condition such as eczema. Organic cosmetics are available in everything from skin foundations to lipsticks and mascaras, and though they may be gentler on the skin, they may not as effective for the wearer. The foundation or lipstick may wear off sooner than the non-organic brands would. However, many women are willing to trade longwearing make-up for the security that comes with knowing you aren’t putting harmful chemicals unwittingly on your skin.

Organic products encompass everything from toiletries to fashion, but it takes a responsible and educated consumer to separate fact from fad. Organic is not necessarily better, and its not always necessary. Sometimes the only difference is the price tag.

Author : Nelson Taylor
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ginger Best for Health

Ginger Best for Health

Note :
This article from Culpeper's Natural Ginger Juice with Honey product pemplate.

Ginger is a powerful tonic herb that offers healing benefits for almost every organ of the body. Ginger has a particular affinity for the digestive tract. It has been used for centuries as a digestive aid in the Chinese, Ayurvedic, and European herbal traditions. It effectively relieves a wide variety of digestive ailments, including nausea, heartburn, flatulence and diarrhoea.

The anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties of ginger not only soothe digestive upsets but also help to relieve menstrual cramps, migraine headaches, and arthritis.

Ginger keeps the cardia-vascular system healthy by reducing cholesterol levels, lowering blood pressure, and preventing the blood clots that lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Studies have shown that ginger stimulates immune activity and helps to keep away the influenza virus, making it especially helpful for treating colds and flu.
Health Benefits

• Good for colic
• Relieves indigestion
• Lowers blood pressure
• Reduces cholesterol level
• Warming for the chest
• Fights cough and cold
• Helps prevent nausea
• May relieve rheumatism
• Reduces tendency to blood clots
• Helps in period pain

Method of Use

• 2 to 3 tbsp in a cup and add hot water.

• Skip away sugar, and add Culpeper's Natural Ginger Juice with Honey into your coffee or tea.
• 1 tbsp to be taken directly for sore throats.
• Use it for your cooking - marinate chicken, steam fish or vegetables, barbeque, ham for breakfast, etc.

These are just a few suggestions on how to enjoy Culpeper's Natural Ginger Juice with Honey, so go on and discover other fascinating ways on how to use it and you'll wonder how on earth you'd ever live without it!