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Why invest in Egypt now?

To quote Minister Galal: "With confidence, investors can come back, tourists will come back, the economy will be activated, and the place will be more attractive, life will be better."

Benefits of Olive Leaves

Olive leaf was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt and was a symbol of heavenly power. It was also used to mummify pharaohs. The benefits of olive leaf extract vary from promoting improved energy and healthy blood pressure, to supporting the cardiovascular system and the immune system. Modern health professionals first started using Olive Leaf extract in 1995 when it first became accessible and although a long-term perception is not yet possible, preliminary results are very encouraging. It is emerging as a very capable and unique herb with multiple applications. 

Herbs Reducing High Blood Pressure

In our previous blog post we talked about herbs that help with stress relief. Now we focus on herbs that assist in aiding high blood pressure, which is one of the largest causes of stress. Blood vessels that become clogged cause stress on the heart which leads to heart attacks, strokes and kidney failures. Normal blood pressure is below 120/80 mmHg. Once a person’s blood pressure goes over this level, it is considered prehypertension. One has to mention that certain stressful events may cause temporary high blood pressure, so regular testing will determine whether a person has entered the danger states.

Cold and Flue Herbal Remedies

The winter season has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and it is projected to be tough one in terms of colds and flues. Sniffling, sneezing, head colds and full blown flues are about to attack anyone at any time. Luckily there are a number of herbs that can be used to ward off the initial symptoms of colds and flues.

The Most Expensive Herb In The World

Saffron is the most expensive herb or spice in the world. It is derived from the stigmas of the purple saffron crocus flower and it can take between seventy thousand and two hundred and fifty thousand flowers to make one pound (0.45 kilgrams) of this spice. Furthermore, the flowers need to be individually handpicked in the autumn when the flowers are fully open.

Why is Cardamom so Expensive?

In Sapa, Vietnam, Cardamon grows just about everywhere in the mountain ranges and jungle. It grows on the steep cliffs and mountain hillsides. Cardamom is also grown in Indi and Mexico in similar mountainous areas. Guatemala is however the largest producer in the world and in fact, it has been produced since the year 1914.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Egyptian Black Cumin

It is believed that prophet Mohammed said that the seeds of the black cumin plant could cure anything besides death itself. Through the centuries, this plant has proven to hold significant healing and health properties which makes it one of the most potent medicinal plants known to humanity. Black cumin seeds have a particularly long and strong history use in Egypt. When archaeologists discovered and examined the tomb of Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamen they found a bottle of black cumin oil, which suggested that it was believed to be required in the afterlife.

High Demand Of White Beans

Dried beans become staple food in many countries where food is scarce during the winter season. White beans are usually the most common kind of bean to be purchased in bulk to store for these winter seasons.  It is also one of the more affordable types of beans.

White beans are considered super foods due to the high mineral, vitamin, fiber and protein content. This is also one of the reasons why it is on high demand during the winter seasons because these beans leaves you feeling full for longer and suppresses food cravings. In the Middle East, people are known to eat bean dishes during Ramadan’s sahor for this very reason.

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