Everyone desires a good health ,clear skin and all and guess what?? Nature has provided us with the very essentials we need to achieve this and most of this can be found nearby and really inexpensive. So I will be going into details of this five must have herbs for a maximum health
1.Garlic (Allium sativum)
Garlic is one of the best herbs you can get,yes it is known commonly for it's offensive smell and for some people it a no no option and for some it a good to go. Garlic can be added as spices in recipes to enhance the taste of the food or eaten raw to ward off disease, infection, colds, and flu. It’s inexpensive versatile, and aside from some minor breath issues, side effect are minimal
Each cloves is packed with vitamins A, B, and C, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, sulfur, germanium,selenium, alliin which is the most active constituent that converts to allicin when broken or mashed and essential oils. This lists of nutrients boasts an impressive success rate at fighting heart disease, cancers, and infection,boosting
immunity, warding off colds, and clearing blood of toxin Best for the heart and blood; it’s antiseptic (internal and external) and bacteria-resistant, lowers cholesterol, lowers blood sugar levels, treats type 2 diabetes, boosts white blood cell count, treats all types of cancer (rectal, stomach, prostate, breast, lung, colon), plus eases headaches and lowers stress.it is also used in cosmetics to treat acne or skin problem but should be used at minimal.you can reduce bad breath from chewing garlic by eating some mint leaves as it as been known to reduce bad breath
2. Cayenne pepper
Mostly known as chili pepper or ata rodo in yoruba language ,used as a spice in food recipe. This beautiful hot spice can do a whole lot of wonder in our body packed with vitamin A, B6, C, manganese, potassium, beta-carotene, capsaicin( active constituent), carotenoids,flavonoids, and oils, it acts as a natural anti-allergen, antifungal, anti-irritant, and anti-inflammatory, speeds healing, quickens circulation, ups metabolism, boosts
immunity, and spurs hair growth
You might really wanna add this to your recipe
3. Ginger (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE)
this spice/herb here is one of the best too,it is known as an all around cure all and a great immunity booster. Ginger contains an active component called gingerol which does most of the works and it can be used in teas,spice in recipes,in face masks,hair masks and anything you can think of.
It helps to treat inflammation, swollen joints, damaged cartilage, arthritis pain, muscle pain, PMS symptoms, high cholesterol, colds, flu, poor circulation, nausea, congestion, sore throat, motion sickness,and chemotherapy side effects; supports reproductive issues with men, menstrual cramps, Combats aging improves skin tone, calms irritation; smooths skin surface; adds warmth and also help promote hair growth so you see Ginger is one of the must have for your health
4. CLOVES (SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM)Clove is a highly nutrient-dense spice whose active ingredient, eugenol Packed with manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium,
vitamin K, and fiber, this beautiful wonder flower bud is revered for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, and analgesic properties,Treats cuts, wounds, burns, throat issues, earaches, nausea, diabetes, headaches, sore gums,bites, stings, and tooth decay; boosts immunity, libido, and brain function; battles stress, fatigue, depression,anxiety, memory loss, insomnia, and premature ejaculation; and stimulates circulation it also Treats bad breath, acne, wrinkles, sagging skin, and dryness.
5. CALENDULA(CALENDULA OFFICINALIS)
Popularly called the pot marigold contains active ingredients including bitters, volatile
oils, resins, flavonoids, saponins, carotenoids, and mucilage, it’s the go-to skin fixer for nearly all issues from dehydration to more serious concerns. Its nontoxicity makes it ideal for treating babies as well, making it a go-to diaper rash cream. The herb is also valued for its effectiveness as an antiviral, anti-nflammatory, antimicrobial, and antiseptic,it oils are used in aromatherapy to keep skin youthful, radiant and flawless. Not just this but can also help in Healing infections, bruises, sores, wounds, rashes, and other skin irritations reduces fever; treats ulcers, cramps, indigestion, and diarrhea; detoxes lymphatic systems and treats swollen
glands, decongests lungs, and energizes; supports heart, liver, gall bladder, and uterus.
Source: from the book Do IT YOURSELF HERBAL MEDICINE
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