The Importance of herbs and spices to your well being, Finally hailed as super foods by modern day science!
Most people are very unaware of the life saving properties herbs & spices posses in the every day diet and what benefits these super foods provide;
Natural Health researchers say that most health problems today are caused by what we eat.
Poor eating habits and little consideration for poor nutrition being linked to more than half the death statistics, herbs & spices give more than taste, they add pleasure, satisfaction and if you grow your own, physical exercise.
The Aroma of herbs delights the senses which revitalizes the body.
Aid digestion many stimulate the digestive juices, support the self healing process by giving the body what it needs.
Detoxing, herbs assist greatly in removing the toxins from the body.
Many Herbs are rich in Chlorophyll which is the green color in plants, it promotes rejuvenation of old cells, building blood, good intestinal flora, regular bowel elimination and increased circulation of blood and oxygen.
All the above boost the immune system and energy levels.
Alkalize the body too much acid in food and beverage causes acid build up in the body. This creates excessive pain and lack of well being, increasing stress.
Many herbs are alkaline assisting to balance the body.
Herbs & Spices reduce the need to add sugar, salt and fat to make a meal appetizing.
Herbs & Spices are full of Antioxidants which help the body rid free radicals & impurities which can cause serious illness if allowed to build up in the body.
Turmeric is super powerful Natural Antibiotic- some herbs & spices have antibiotic properties such as garlic, allspice, oregano, aloe vera, burdock, comfrey, echinacea, herb Robert, indian ginseng, Lovage, Milk thistle, Nasturtium and Watercress, avoiding commercial ones are important they can eventually weaken our immune system, Grow your own if you can!
Pain relieving properties agrimony, Indian ginseng, turmeric, cayenne and mullein are some that work as an inflammatory to reduce pain.
Speed up the metabolism with ginger, chili , black pepper, fennel, dandelion tea and green tea.
These Delightful Gems can be administered a number of ways such as:
Adding to Juices, Raw Food and Cooking
Tea by infusion
Ointments and Creams