When it comes to providing natural and safe nutrition, herbs are fantastic! These safe, delicious, and nutrient dense flavor aids can be easily sprinkled onto our favorite foods for an added bonus of taste and health. But, not only are they very nutritious, they can also be great medicine.
Turmeric can ease arthritis, and may even help to prevent colon cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Cinnamon can lower blood sugar. Rosemary can help to reduce the dangerous effects of carcinogens and may even stop the growth of tumors. Ginger can reduce and prevent nausea.
Basil is recognized for its ability to combat the negative effects of stress. It might also reduce the risk of breast cancer. St. John’s Wort is good for soothing anxiety and has been recognized as an effective sleep aid. Garlic, a powerful immune booster, is delicious in everything and is renowned for its ability to reduce your risk of developing cancer. Garlic might also have positive cardiovascular benefits.
Here’s a few you’ve probably never heard of. Andrographis can shorten summer colds. Sea Buckthorn can remedy vaginal dryness. And Kudzu can help to curb alcoholism.
All of these benefits are amazing, and might even take a big bite out of the top-heavy medical industry. They can be expensive- but not as expensive as hospital bills. But there’s one more herbal dynamo we haven’t mentioned since Natural Ways has done such a great job covering it here. Check out the powerhouse herb everyone should grow in their garden.