HerbGuide Ayurvedic herbs - Somavalli, the intoxicating herb ( HerbladyMarilyn ) posted Thu March 21st 2013 @ 11:27 AM This herb, a leafless East Indian vine, is traditionally used to treat depression, fatigue and psychosis. Its sour milky juice was formerly used to make an intoxicating drink. Milk Thistle ( HerbladyMarilyn ) posted Thu March 7th 2013 @ 12:35 AM This herb is best known as the single most important liver protector. Healing History Nicholas Culpeper, the influential British herbalist in the 17th century, endorsed milk thistle as a treatment for jaundice, the yellowing of the skin caused by liver disease. Ayurvedic herb Indian Gooseberry for Constipation, Digestion ( HerbladyMarilyn ) posted Thu February 28th 2013 @ 2:29 PM Phyllanthus emblica or Indian gooseberry, is a fruit commonly used in Ayurvedic Medicine in combination with two others for the decoction known as Triphala or three fruits. Liver Disease This herb is also useful for the liver and helps to prevent liver damage.
10 magical spices Fat-burning, anti-ageing, breath freshening, antiseptic… many spices have surprising and truly magical virtues... © Thinkstock But do be careful not to get too much of a good thing and overdoing it, as some of them are very powerful… they are to be used in medicinal doses. Take a little tour on our culinary spice route and learn how to spice up your life! Fat-burning spice: chilli Virtues: Chillies (like pepper and mustard) sting and burn the mouth, but not only. Soothing spice: vanilla Virtue: Vanilla is known for both its soothing and stimulating virtues. Anti-ageing spice: turmeric Virtues: Generally, all spices contain high quantities of anti-oxidants, but turmeric’s power is even higher. Anti-bloating spice: aniseed Virtues: The star aniseed helps to fight against bloating, and facilitates digestion. Anti-cold spice: cinnamon Virtues: Cinnamon has many qualities, in particular anti-viral and antiseptic virtues. Anti-inflammatory spice: liquorice Fresh breath spice: coriander Jessica Xavier
10 Spices That Heal By Vicky Uhland, Natural Solutions There’s good reason to season: Doctors and dietitians agree that your spice rack can be just as essential as your medicine cabinet when it comes to preventing and treating disease. Research consistently shows that many spices and herbs have medicinal qualities and can help prevent everything from cancer to the common cold. We asked two experts–Glen Aukerman, MD, medical director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Ohio State University Medical Center, and Ruth Knill, PhD, LAc, a Chinese herbalist–about the spices and herbs that best improve overall health. Cumin: Prevents Cancer HOW IT WORKS: It’s no surprise to many spice researchers that cancer rates are lower in India, where cumin is a diet staple. Basil: Combats Colds HOW IT WORKS: Basil is rich in antioxidants, which help boost immunity. Next: Diabetes, Memory, Cholersterol and Blood Pressure
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20 Health Benefits of Turmeric Last updated on September 4, 2015 Over the years, researchers have been learning more and more about the health benefits of turmeric and its active component, curcumin. It’s been eight years since we first published the 20 Health Benefits of Turmeric and I decided that it’s time for an update with links to the latest studies. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India. One thing to take note of is that research has found that consuming black pepper with curcumin increases its bioavailability. BRAIN TUMORS One of the biggest health benefits of turmeric is in the prevention and treatment of cancer. PROSTATE CANCER One study found that turmeric, when combined with cruciferous vegetables, may prevent prostate cancer and stop or slow the growth of existing prostate cancer. SKIN CANCER A study found that curcumin caused melanoma cells to commit suicide. LEUKEMIA Curcumin was found to have an inhibitory effect on WT1 gene expression in childhood leukemia cells. H.
The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet Fruits 01. Apricots The Power: Beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. The body also turns beta-carotene into vitamin A, which may help ward off some cancers, especially of the skin. 02. The Power: Oleic acid, an unsaturated fat that helps lower overall cholesterol and raise levels of HDL, plus a good dose of fiber. 03. The Power: Ellagic acid, which helps stall cancer-cell growth. 04. The Power: Stop aging, live longer and keep your mind sharp with blueberries. 05. The Power: Vitamin C (117mg in half a melon, almost twice the recommended daily dose) and beta-carotene - both powerful antioxidants that help protect cells from free-radical damage. 06. The Power: Helps fight bladder infections by preventing harmful bacteria from growing. 07. The Power: Lycopene, one of the strongest carotenoids, acts as an antioxidant. 08. The Power: These little gems are a great source of iron, which helps the blood transport oxygen and which many women are short on.
Earth Clinic The below is a list of all the home remedies on Earth Clinic dating back to 1999, when Earth Clinic first came into existence on the internet! What you discover on these pages might surprise you! Ever heard of Oil Pulling or Blue Glass and Sunlight Therapy? How about banana peels for warts? Check out newest, still growing section! Discover how the legume alfalfa, alfalfa sprouts, and alfalfa powder health supplements can improve your health! Interested in balancing your pH, but don't know which formula to try? Used for burns, constipation, acid reflux, cancer, celiac disease. Used around the world for centuries, this old folk remedy cures everything: allergies, acid reflux, gout, arthritis, headaches, yeast infections, psoriasis, depression. Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss Spanish version - (partial translation only, sorry!) From our Bangkok contributor, Ted, this combination balances pH, cures acid reflux, and takes care of dental enamel erosion caused by drinking ACV.
Turmeric Milk: For Immune System Support and the Treatment of Inflammation Turmeric is one of the world’s most powerful natural healers. Its’ active ingredient curcumin, has been known for centuries to have extremely potent medicinal properties – and is documented as being effective in treating a variety of conditions. Most notably, Turmeric is used for immune system support and in the treatment of inflammatory disorders (i.e. arthritis)…but that’s not all! Top 10 Reasons to Incorporate Turmeric into your Daily Diet Turmeric is an anti-microbial. That means it will attack both bacterial infections and viral infections and destroy both. So the question becomes…how? How can we start including this amazing herb into our diets daily? My solution… Turmeric Milk*Modified slightly from a recipe found in Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide Ingredients Preparation 1. 2. 3. Where to buy Turmeric? Turmeric root powder can be found in most local grocery stores in the spice aisle. However, chances are you will over pay for a low quality product!
Halt Infectious Disease, Cancer & More With Baking Soda By Carolanne Wright Guest Writer for Wake Up World Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is an extraordinary natural remedy. This economical and common powder has a wide range of healing possibilities: acne, cancer, colds, influenza, acid reflux — the list goes on and on. The connection between fungus and cancer The ground breaking work of Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD and Dr. Protect against colds and influenza Cancer is not the only ailment that is healed by baking soda. “In 1918 and 1919 while fighting the ‘Flu’ with the U. Recommended dosage for colds and influenza: On the first day, consume a total of six doses of half a teaspoon of baking soda in one cup of water. Continue the same protocol on the second day, but reduce to four doses. On the third day, consume only two doses — one in the morning and another at night. Continue thereafter with one dose in the morning until illness is cured. Additional benefits Not only helpful with disease, baking soda has a broad spectrum of use. - Clearing acne
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