Thursday, April 1, 2010

Spices for Sick People

We all know some kitchen wonders but kitchen cabinet wonders? Being sick doesn't choose who, where or when it will attack,Well, Here are some more illness that can be easily prevented or cure by simple spices and herbs that can be found just around the kitchen:


1. Shaking/ trembling body - Ginger has high antiviral compounds that specifically fights against rhino virus, Its a common cold that actually hep in a good circulation that reduce trembling. You can try ginger tea that you can easily buy in your nearest grocery store. Or you can try to make your own tea from chopped ginger in hot cup of water. I addition, Ginger can actually reduce weight . Based on research studies , intake of ginger speeds up the metabolism of our body up to 20%.


2. Clogged nose - try peppermint. this reduces nasal inflammation and relaxes nasal passages and air passages where air passes through to get into our system. Bases on studies about people who regularly smells menthol( an important component of peppermint) prevent them from having nasal congestion compared than those who don't. Taking a sip of peppermint tea or just simply smelling the hot peppermint tea. Or you can try to add few drops of peppermint oil in your pillows for a relaxing sleep.


3. Colds on their way. Try garlic. People who consume a clove or garlic in a day is 60% far from getting colds. Compared to people who don't eat garlic.This is also good in high blood pressure. Garlic is rich in anti virus compounds that targets virus. You can take a slice of raw garlic daily. but if the smell doesn't suits you, try to add garlic in your daily meals like toasted bread or salad.


2 comments:

Poetic Shutterbug said...

That is so true with peppermint. Peppermint oil also helps with people who experience vertigo. It has helped me quite a bit.

Ono Sendai said...

Thanks for this information... I think this is very useful for everyone..
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