Friday, May 4, 2012

Natural Herbal Remedies


Every time you add herbs and spices to your food, they not only provide taste but charge your food with anti-oxidants and protect your body from diseases like Cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s, and overall aging. That too without adding any calories.

Here is a list of top 10 herbs and spices

 Basil


Anti inflammatory and great healing benefits.
It is an excellent source of vitamin K, calcium and magnesium good for the bones and also a great source of iron, manganese, vitamin C and potassium.
 Cinnamon

It has one of the highest antioxidant levels of any spice. Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties, and helps relieve pain & stiffness in muscles and joints, including arthritis. Cinnamon is good for brain functions.
 Cayenne
This hot spice raises your metabolism and good for burning fat.
  Cloves
This sweet and spicy spice is a powerful natural medicine.
 Cloves have antiseptic and germicidal ingredients that fight infections, relieve digestive problems & arthritis pain. It is specially good for gum related pains.
Cumin
 

It has high anti oxidant and good for digestion.
It detoxifies body & is effective for asthma & bronchitis. Stabilizes blood sugar level hence good for diabetics.
 Turmeric
 
This yellow spice is a great antioxidant.
Improves lever functions, prevents heart disease, stroke and arthritis.
 Rosemary
 
It has antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory agents.
Good for respiratory problems like asthma and chest congestion. It improves immune system, digestion & fights cancer.
 Ginger
 
It contains 25 different antioxidants.
Helps soothe cold, cough and sore throat because of anti-viral properties.
Ginger also fights cancer, reduces cholesterol, and prevents blood clots that lead to strokes or heart disease. 
Oregano

This herb contains an oil that is a very potent anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral agent.
It offers relief from allergies, aches and pain, without side effects.
 Thyme



This spice is known for treating bronchitis, sore throats, chest congestion, laryngitis and asthma.
It is often used as an ingredient in cough drops and mouthwashes to treat inflammation and infections. Thyme is also effective as a soothing stomach aid to relieve gastritis, indigestion and colic.
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