Food Facts - Herbs

  Turmeric

 Herbs

1.Improves Digestion:
Many key components in turmeric stimulate the gallbladder to produce bile, which then improves digestion and reduces symptoms of bloating and gas. It is best to consume turmeric in raw form when suffering from a digestive problem.

2.Immune Booster:
Turmeric contains a substance known as lipopolysaccharide, which helps stimulate the body’s immune system. Its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents also help strengthen the immune system. If you do get a cold, a cough or the ....

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  Ginger

 Herbs

1. Treating allergies :
Ginger’s antihistamine property helps in treating allergies. It is also known to inhibit airway contraction and help stimulate the secretion of mucus. It is the herb of choice for persistent cough and sore throat associated with colds. A teaspoon of ginger juice with honey is effective against sore throat.

2. Treating Nausea and Vomiting :
Chewing ginger can reduce nausea and vomiting. According to studies, ginger can treat nausea caused as an adverse effect of surgery or che....

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  Garlic

 Herbs

1. Strengthen Immune System :
Garlic being a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin B6 strengthens the immune system as well as helps to fight chest infections, coughs and congestion. In the winter months garlic is a great food to boost your immune system and ward off colds and flu. Garlic is also known to have anti-inflammatory property. Thus it can help the body fight against allergies.

2. Treat Skin Infections :
The chemical ajoene found in garlic helps in treating fungal skin infections like ringworm a....

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  Onions

 Herbs

Onions have been known to possess curative value since ancient times. Even the World Health Organization confirms that onions are beneficial for people with a reduced appetite and those suffering from atherosclerosis. Onions have so many valuable medicinal applications because of the nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds contained in them, including the presence of sulfuric compounds and quercetin in traces of the essential oils. Onions also contain mineral components such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, selenium and ph....

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