I have to talk about Foods that Heal. It wouldn’t be right that I own a Natural Health website and not talk about Foods that heal in one of my articles.
Since Garlic is one of Natures best remedies, I thought it would be nice to talk about the cousin of the onion family. Not only is it a good additive to food and gives flavour to your favorite dishes but it also contains some of the best antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. It also is well known by health care professional to help prevent heart disease. Yes Aspirin can thin out your blood but Garlic is all natural and you are not instilling a toxin into your body like you are with Aspirin which is hard on the liver. Garlic has claimed to help cure atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and Cancer. Having shown the heart benefits that is not even taking into account it also helps regulate blood sugar levels and boost testosterone levels.
Now lets talk about Ginger here for a moment. Not only is Ginger a good blood thinner like Garlic and yes good for preventing atherosclerosis and heart disease but has been used for a long standing in the treatment of Diabetes. For centuries Ginger has been used in China, Southern Asia, East Africa, the Caribbean, Canada and the United States for medicinal purposes. It has found to be effective remedy in the treatment of nausea, morning sickness, motion sickness and gastro intestinal problems. An excellent drink is Herbal tea with lemon and ginger to help in a multitude of infirmities.
Now lets talk about Aloe Vera Juice and the Aloe Vera plant, Natures Miracle Plant. It has been used by the Indians it seems forever for a multitude of natural cures for burns, gastro-intestinal problems and wounds to name a few. It is a well known fact that pure Aloe Vera Juice purchased from your local heatlh food store is one of the best cures for stomach ulcers. Just like Garlic and Ginger the Aloe Vera Plant is all natural and commonly known as one of natures best herbal medicines used also in the treatment of diabetes. Furthermore Aloe Vera is non toxic and has been used by many in the aiding of relief from heartburn and used as a natural treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.
I want you to remember parsnip root the next time you are making homemade chicken soup. Parsnip root is related to the carrot and like the carrot has a multitude of vitamins and minerals that the body needs and stores on a daily basis. It is an excellent source of dietary fibre and is rich in potassium as much as an astounding 600mg per 100 gram serving. Since I mentioned carrots as well I have to tell you there is not another vegetable on the planet that is packed with Vitamins, A,B,C,D,E,F and Beta Carrotene such as the carrot. It is my favorite vegetable to juice at …