10 Healthy Herbs You Should Know About
There are a lot of healthy herbs available you may not have known about. Since ancient times these herbs have detoxified our bodies, and then used to purify the soul mind and body of countless generations.
Here is a partial list of some of the herbs available:
Curcumin: Found within turmeric, this herb has special properties known to delay or prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. It also has other anti-inflammatory properties, with volatile oils, antioxidants and nutrients and other chemicals within the herb that are known to partially prevent cancer of the pancreas and colon.
Burdock Root: These roots are low in sodium and calories, and the dried seeds, young shoots, and peeled stalks contain many compounds that have disease preventing, health promoting, and antioxidant actions. It contains many vitamins and minerals in small amounts that achieve a better overall health.
Chives: This member of the onion family contains extremely high amounts of vitamin A in vitamin K, and helped limit brain damage based on neuronal activity, and are known to help with Alzheimer’s disease prevention as well.
Dandelions: Dandelions have a natural high vitamin A composition that lends itself well to the prevention of lung and oral cancers, and can even help your eyes adjust to UV rays better. A great source of potassium, iron, magnesium and other minerals, dandelions have a wealth of health benefits.
Parsley: Parsley is rich in antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. This can prevent constipation and can help with your overall cholesterol level in blood. It also contains volatile oils that promote and benefit your health and other various ways.
Ginger: Has been used since ancient times for its antimicrobial, anti-flatulence, and anti-inflammatory properties. There is a chemical compound within ginger that has been proven effective in combating E. coli bacteria diarrhea in children. Ginger is high in potassium, and potassium is central to controlling both your blood pressure and your heart rate. Furthermore Ginger has been used to combat the common cold, coughing, and sore throats in common practice.
Savory: One of the important essential oils is present in savory and lends itself to anti-fungal and antiseptic properties among other things. Other compounds in savory combat E. coli bacteria in Bacillus bacteria and retard it’s growth. It also has a pleasant taste, and can be used in most foods liberally. It also is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals for general overall health. It is also high in iron, which is essential for healthy red blood cell formations.
Stevia: Although very popular and in use today, the leaves of the Stevia plant has always been found to be about 300 times sweeter than sugar. Some of the compounds present in Stevia show that they reduce pancreatic cancer by 23%.
Thyme: Thyme has a number of properties and compounds within it that are shown to promote healthy neurotransmitter function in the brain, and has stress reducing benefits. It has high levels of vitamin A and vitamin C, which promote better resistance to disease.
Oregano: Oregano has a large number of health benefits, among them relief of menstruation discomfort, colds, influenza, indigestion, common stomach upsets, mild fevers and it helps the gallbladder secrete properly. It can also work as a stimulant and mild tonic as well as an expectorant. Common in many foods, oregano has a variety of health benefits.