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600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World's Most Important Herb

600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World's Most Important Herb
There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being. Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head. Instead of causing far more side effects than therapeutic ones, as is the case for most patented pharmaceutical medications, turmeric possesses hundreds of potential side benefits, having been empirically demonstrated to positively modulate over 160 different physiological pathways in the mammalian body. While no food or herb is right for everyone, and everything has the potential for unintended, adverse side effects, turmeric is truly unique in its exceptionally high margin of safety vis-à-vis the drugs it has been compared with, e.g. hydrocortisone, ibuprofen, chemotherapy agents. Some of the most amazing demonstrated properties include: Source: Green Med Info Related: Related:  Spices

A Recipe for Turmeric Juice: A Powerful Healing Beverage When I lived in Bali, I fell in love with the Balinese-style turmeric juice, Jamu Kunyit. Turmeric is known to be one of the most powerful healing herbs. It is great for bones and joints as it has anti-inflammatory properties. It prevents metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer. Turmeric's also a natural liver detoxifier and a kidney cleanser, and it speeds metabolism and aids in weight management. Plus it heals and alleviates conditions of depression, psoriasis, damaged skin, arthritis and more. For these reasons, turmeric is ubiquitous both in Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine. Here's what you'll need to get started: 5-7 inches turmeric 5-7 tamarind 2 lemons raw honey water blender strainer bowl mason jar(s) or other glass jar with lid 1. 2. 3. 4. By this time, you should be able to see the little seeds coming out. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Enjoy! Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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

Ginseng proven to prolong life in men: Here is the research (NaturalNews) Back in the 1960s and 1970s, ginseng was all the rage for energy and stamina, preventing illness, and increasing libido. Somehow it faded from western natural health awareness and consumer interest. But the history of ginseng's ability to instill energy, stamina, libido enhancement, and longevity goes back four to five thousand years ago in Chinese medicine. Now, a new wave of ginseng research interest may reinvigorate ginseng public awareness. Ginseng is often labeled Panax ginseng in trials and tests, but all that indicates is the botanical genus Panax of which ginseng is a species. According to most botanists, Siberian ginseng is in the same family, but not of the same Panax genus. If you review any of the studies completely, most research uses Panax ginseng C.A. This Korean study started in 1985 with 6282 subjects aged 55 and over. The result showed a significant reduction in all cause mortality (death from all sources) among males, but not females.

Willow Bark – Nature’s Painkiller By John A. Heatherly, Author of The Survival Template photo by aresauburnâ„¢ For centuries, willow bark has been used as treatment for a myriad of ailments. How should willow bark be used? As with all treatments, there are some precautions. Does anyone use willow bark as a painkiller or in other ways? * © 2012, John A. Curcumin / Tumeric Health benefits of cinnamon and ginger (NaturalNews) Ginger and cinnamon are regarded and used as spices and herbs to make meals more flavorful. But they are also found to be rich in medicinal properties. Among the many benefits of cinnamon and ginger include aid in digestion, anti-viral properties, toothache relief, diabetes prevention, cold, flu, and pain relief among others.Cinnamon is well regarded because of its antioxidant properties. It also contains calcium, manganese, iron and dietary fiber. It is known to help prevent diabetes, improve heart health and brain function, fight off colon cancer and relieve arthritis among others. Fight off diabetes Cinnamon can help individuals who are affected by diabetes as it works to improve the natural insulin activity occurring in the body. Prevent heart disease Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties which make them effective in protecting the heart against damage and infection, particularly in the arteries when they end up clogged by fatty foods. Stimulate brain function

Identifier les oiseaux du jardin en hiver Nous avons complété notre article avec le Moineau friquet, une espèce moins connue et plus rare que le Moineau domestique, et que l'on peut parfois observer dans les jardins. Les oiseaux des jardins en hiver et au printemps : des différences Paradoxalement, en Europe de l'Ouest, on observe généralement davantage d'espèces d'oiseaux dans son jardin en hiver qu'au printemps, car les oiseaux sédentaires sont alors rejoints par d'autres venus de contrées plus nordiques, chassés par le gel et/ou l'absence de nourriture. Si vous mettez à leur disposition de la nourriture et de l'eau (lire Comment nourrir les oiseaux l'hiver ?), la variété et les effectifs des espèces augmenteront considérablement. Observer les comportements Les comportements de chaque espèce sont variables, et cela peut déjà constituer une première aide pour les identifier : Des oiseaux que l'on ne peut pas confondre Moineaux domestique et friquet Des espèces vert et jaune Différentes mésanges Deux beaux passereaux avec du rouge

Cayenne Pepper Cures 07/07/2011: John Garber from Twin Falls, Idaho, Id Usa : "Dear Sirs: Can you tell us where we can buy 10 pounds of whole African Bird Peppers? And for how much? Thank you, John Garber" Replies 03/10/2012: Andy from London, Uk replies: "I make Cocoa which has a lot of health properties. 10/05/2012: Saydieauntie from Greenville, Sc replies: "I have recently come across this website and am very excited to begin a cayenne tea as I have a family history or bad heart health. 10/06/2012: Mmsg from Somewhere, Europe replies: "Sadieauntie, start small, with very little." [ YEA ] 06/21/2009: Geri from Dothan, Alabama : "Cayenne pepper effects on heart racing and arrythmia... I have been using cayenne pepper for several months for racing heart and arrythmia. [ YEA ] 02/13/2011: Kolin from Nottingham, England replies: "Yesterday I had, unusually while awake, a strong episode of atrial flutter, my chest felt like a washine machine full of golf balls! [ WARNING! [ WARNING! advertisement

Six ways turmeric heals your overburdened body (NaturalNews) The benefits of turmeric, due to its active ingredient curcumin, have been demonstrated by modern Western medical research and centuries of empirical evidence from India and China. The problem with turmeric's curcumin is that it has a hard time getting past the stomach and into the small intestines where it can be absorbed into the blood. So before purchasing turmeric powder or extracted curcumin capsules, it's important to know a couple of tricks for getting the most beneficial absorption for turmeric's curcumin. As an ingredient of curry, turmeric is traditionally mixed with a healthy fat and heated. That's a hint for what needs to be done in general with turmeric powder, certainly the least expensive way of benefiting from turmeric's curcumin. Let it cool and put it into a glass jar. If you want to avoid preparation hassles, there are curcumin capsules available that contain black pepper extract or piperine. Turmeric's curcumin is a safe, effective anti-inflammatory.

Calendrier lunaire Pour connaître les travaux de jardinage à effectuer aux périodes les plus favorables, savoir quand greffer, récolter, tailler... le calendrier lunaire est l'outil indispensable ! Désormais, nous réservons le calendrier lunaire aux abonnés des 4 Saisons du jardin bio. Vous pouvez le trouver dans l'espace abonnés. De même qu'elle influe sur l'amplitude des marées, la lune semble avoir une influence sur la croissance des végétaux. Plusieurs rythmes différents doivent être pris en compte. Lune croissante et décroissante Premier quartier, pleine lune, dernier quartier, nouvelle lune... c'est le rythme le plus connu, et qui est à l'origine de nombreux dictons et croyances populaires. Lune montante et descendante La lune montante semble surtout favoriser la montée de sève dans les parties aériennes des plantes : c'est une période favorable pour les récolter (en particulier les fruits) et pour greffer. Noeuds lunaires Antoine Bosse-Platière