How Eating Herbs and Spices is Good for Your Health


Using natural foods herbs is a requirement in most Cancer and health diets. Dr. Johanna Budwig, the famous German Doctor who cured people on their death beds in hospitals with flax oil enemas, forbid supplements or medicines of any kind. She did allow natural food herbs. What would be considered a natural food herb? Anything that is normally consumed in a diet. So here is a list of a few.

1. Ginger - Ginger is wonderful for the stomach in ridding pain and is an anti-inflammatory herb. The dry powder can be mixed with some water and brought to boil to make a wonderful tea. It is also good for the influenza and should be taken daily. The usual dosage is 2-3 capsules a day.

Benefits of Ginger:

  • - nausea
  • - stomach and digestion problems
  • - circulation
  • - anti-inflammatory properties aide in the reduction of arthritis pain
  • - respiratory conditions
* Do not combine ginger with any pharmaceutical medicines and do not use when pregnant.

2. Turmeric - is well documented as being a wonderful treatment for Alzheimer's. For centuries this common kitchen spice has been treating many anti-inflammatory diseases. Turmeric is an antioxidant and its main ingredient is curcumin. Curcumin and Vitamin D3 are in current trials to show that they may aide in clearing amyloid plaques of the brain. To increase the intensity and effectiveness of turmeric mix half black pepper. m/articles/157764.php

Benefits of Turmeric are:

  • - Alzheimer's treatment
  • - cancer preventive
  • - anti-inflammatory antioxidant
  • - beneficial for teeth and stomach
  • - depression
3. Fennel - Hulda Clarke, famed parasite specialist, says to have fennel with each meal to combat parasites. Fennel should be taken with turmeric. Fennel is good for so many things and may be combined with other herbs, such as ground turmeric or grape seeds.

Benefits of fennel:

  • - colic
  • - IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
  • - kidneys
  • - liver
  • - lungs
  • - suppressing appetite
  • - menstruation flow problems
  • - heartburn and indigestion
  • - lower blood pressure
  • - increase sexual desire
4. Garlic - A kitchen without garlic is a kitchen that should be closed. Everyone should take garlic every day and never be without this wonderful natural medicine. One of the components of any flu protocol. If you have the flu take 4-5 cloves per day. If you cannot stand the taste, make some home made pickled raw garlic. ickled-Garlic/Detail.aspx

5. Oregano - is a staple in all Arab kitchens and many make a dried oregano dip that is eaten with olive oil, every day. Many natural doctors say it is a cancer preventative. Other say to take the oil. The oil is so powerful, that one drop of oregano is more than enough per day. Place one drop of oregano oil in a capsule and take that way.

Oregano has over 42 times the antioxidant of apples and is mainly known for its anti-bacterial properties.

6. Olive leaf - in an anti-viral natural medicine that is used for every disease possible from cancer cures to emphysema. For the influenza simply take 21 capsules at one setting and in 4 hours your flu will disappear.

Olive leaf used to cure cancer by taking the fresh leaves and mixing in water in equal amounts and drinking. This protocol did take one year to eradicate the cancer.

Olive leaf for Emphysema was found successful by giving one tablespoon of ground dried leaves a day with some water.

7. Grape seeds - Grape seeds are good for everything from the top of your head to the bottom of your toes.

Benefits of grape seeds:

  • - circulation
  • - pain
  • - antioxidant
  • - cardiovascular health
  • - anti-inflammatory
  • - brain, lungs and eyes
A switch to natural herbs and spices is the best way to increase your health. Many of these spices can be placed into a smoothie or simply added on top of a salad. If you are going to place them in capsules, make sure the capsules are vegetarian.

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