Cooking with olive oil will give certain foods a superior flavor and it is also healthy. Olive oil contains antioxidants and monounsaturated fatty acids that provide health benefits such as controlling the level of bad cholesterol and increasing the amount of good cholesterol in the body. Extra virgin olive oil is the purest form of olive oil and should be used to make aromatic cooking oils. These oils will add a bold flavor to pastas, meats, vegetables, salad dressings, and marinades because they bring out the flavor of spices.
Looking to grow herbs is the first step in becoming a healthier and more organic individual. The advantage to growing herbs is that it’s easy and can be done at any time of the year, both indoors and outdoors. The easiest way to keep an herb garden is by having one on your windowsill. Not only will you have easy access to all of your herbs, but taking care of them requires little maintenance.
Aromatherapy is holistic treatment that basically means ‘treatment using scent’ and is carried out by the assorted application of essential oils that are fragrant essences extracted from natural sources like herbs, flowers, fruits, grasses and seeds.