DISCOVER THE AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HERBS & SPICES ?
Herbs and spices has been used for generations in many different cultures for its healing and medicinal benefito. In today culture, herbs and spices are been used and pupularize as a magical alternative to priscription medications. As a holistic integrated health and nutrition coach, I have integrated herbs and spices in my practice and have successful used these as modalities to assist my clients in healing many different inflammatory disease, parasites and fungus. Below, is a list of herbs and spices and it’s healing benefits.
Studies has shown that herbs and spices has the natural ability to reduce harmful inflammation in the body. Inflammation is found to be the precursor of many chronic diseases including multiple sclerosis, heart disease, arthritis, allergy, asthma, autoimmune diseases, coeliac disease, hepatitis, and inflammatory bowel disease . Turmeric is a particularly potent anti-inflammatory spice, and has even been shown to be more effective than ibuprofen in reducing knee pain for people with osteoarthritis.
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Antioxidants are colorful substances found in plant foods that help to protect your cells against damage aging, the environment, and other stressors. Herbs and spices are particularly good sources of antioxidants.
Turmeric is the spice that gives curry powder its yellow color. It contains powerful antioxidants, and also has strong anti-inflammatory effects. In fact, some studies have shown it to be more powerful than anti-inflammatory drugs for conditions like arthritis. Studies has shown that turmeric shows improvements in brain function, and reduced heart disease and cancer risk.
The active ingredient in cayenne pepper is called capsaicin, which has been shown to reduce appetite and increase fat burning in several studies. Capsaicin may also have anti-cancer effects, although this has only been studied in animals.
Anyone who has experienced nausea is probably aware of ginger’s stomach-calming effects. Ginger also has anti-inflammatory effects, and can help with pain management.
Garlic has been used throughout history for its medicinal properties. We now know that many of these health effects are thanks to a compound called “allicin,” which gives garlic its distinctive smell. Garlic may help to combat colds and infections, reduce “bad” LDL cholesterol, and reduce blood pressure. Be sure to let your garlic sit for 10 minutes after chopping to allow the allicin to fully develop.
This sweet and warming spice is delicious, and particularly beneficial for diabetics. Its sweet flavor will not only help you to reduce the amount of sugar you need to add to your favorite dishes, it can also help to lower blood sugar levels. It also has heart healthy benefits: lowering triglycerides, LDL, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes.
Rosemary is a great herb for students, or anyone needing to boost memory and concentration while relieving stress! It contains high levels of antioxidants, and has anti-microbial properties as well. Studies have also shown that rosemary can help to neutralize some of the carcinogenic effects of grilled meat when it is used in a marinade.
So when you are looking for an alternative to proscribed medications or a means to optimize your health routine, explore one or two of these natural cures, you just might be amazed.