Some of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend themselves to being patented, nor will multi-billion dollar human clinical trials ever be funded to prove them efficacious, they have been used since time immemorial to both nourish our bodies, and to prevent and treat disease.
Garlic kills yeast. Those who bake bread know not to add garlic while the dough is rising or it will kill the yeast. Instead, garlic is added to the dough after it has risen, just before baking it in the oven.
One of the most common kitchen staples could prove to also be one of the most effective natural treatments for heart disease.
When warts appear, these natural treatments and nutritional therapies help boost the immune system with a nutrient-dense diet, targeted supplements and lifestyle changes that are effective and safe in treating warts.
The CDC announced this week that millions in the US contract 'super germs' and 23,000 die each year, but isn't their outdated antibiotic-and germ-focused disease model to blame for this growing nightmare?
Research on garlic indicates that it may provide an ideal low-cost and safe alternative to drugs and vaccines in reducing the three most common causes of death in the world.
Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their anti-microbial and health boosting benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our immune health. Here are 36 natural substances which have been studied to support our body's immune system to heal itself!
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in diabetics, who have two to four times the risk of death from heart disease as other people. In fact, heart disease accounts for 80 percent of all diabetes-related deaths. But a simple kitchen staple, garlic, has significant potential for preventing heart disease among diabetics
Garlic is used the world over as a culinary spice, but recent research indicates that among its 100+ medicinal properties it is far safer and more effective than a commonly used chelation drug in pulling lead out of the human body.
Koreans have been enjoying salted and fermented vegetables known as kimchi for about 2000 years. But this spicy dish is much more than a condiment. More than 130 studies attest to the amazing healing properties of this humble food.
The fast paced urban life has resulted series of disorders and sciatica is one such disorder among many other. People with job of prolonged sitting and sedentary lifestyle are more prone to develop sciatica than those who are active and living with a set biological clock. Herbal healers (Bhumka) in Patalkot valley of India employ certain herbs for coping with sciatica. This article brings information about 5 wonder therapeutic herbs considered for taking care of sciatica.
Herbs and spices may be Mother Nature’s way of saving us from ourselves.
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.
In a groundbreaking new study, garlic compared favorably to the blockbuster blood pressure medication atenolol in lowering blood pressure in subjects with hypertension.
Okay, so you have a cold - or those around you have a cold. What to do? Get some drugs? Think again. Most are no better for placebo for treating the common cold. The most successful proven cold remedies are natural.
In the first study of its kind, this common herb was found to have remarkable healing results for common warts and corns.
Aged garlic shows promising effects on reducing elevated coronary calcium scores while also acting as a gut-friendly antimicorbial
H. pylori infection is often treated with three drugs simultaneously, but not everyone responds favorably. Thankfully there are clinically confirmed natural, food-based alternatives.
Can coconut oil boost your metabolism and brain function, increase your immune health and reduce fever? Here are over 50 more coconut oil benefits backed by science.
Research has confirmed and quantified that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria
Indian tribesmen, particularly in Patalkot valley of Central India, perform traditional ways of treating childhood upper respiratory issues through the means of herbs. According to them, the formulations they apply to treat these disorders are safe and non-toxic for the infants and children.
Beets have always been and remain one of the world's most underutilized 'super foods' with powerful, evidence-based health benefits
Globally, great fear has been generated by the CDC Director's recent description of a "Nightmare Bacteria" resistant to all medications, capable of kill 1 in every 2 people whose blood becomes infected with it. But isn't the primary problem that the drugs aren't working, and that natural medical solutions are needed now more than ever?
Our modern world is a difficult place to maintain a healthful balance. Ginger is, hands down, one of the most broadly therapeutic and familiar plant allies available to us to prevent and even reverse a wide range of ailments, with the science supporting its safety and efficacy one of the most robust.