Sip on a cup of ginger tea, made with 1/2t-1t of freshly grated ginger steeped in warm water or mix 1t turmeric in 1/2c warm water and gulp it down. Chomp down some cumin seeds with a pinch of common salt, lime juice. You can also sniff peppermint or lemon essential oil for similar relief. Try ayurvedic remedies like cinnamon or cumin tea and haritaki churna.
There’s nothing worse than getting motion sickness while traveling. It can put a damper on the whole trip! But since we can’t teleport everywhere, it’s good to know which foods can help motion sickness. It can make a huge difference, along with getting enough sleep and fresh air. Prep yourself[.....]
Chemotherapy is scary, but it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. The battle isn’t over yet – it’s just getting started! The way you treat your body during chemotherapy makes a lot of difference. If you’re dealing with the nasty side effects of chemotherapy, avoid prescription medications when possible. It[.....]
Ginger, with its medicinal properties and benefits, is a surprise food for expectant mothers. It can help overcome everyday symptoms like nausea, morning sickness etc. that are very bothersome during pregnancy. Below are 10 ways in which pregnant moms can benefit from eating ginger. 1. Relieves Morning Sickness Ginger comes[.....]
Herbalists advise not to take more than 4 gms of ginger in a single day. Ginger if taken in large quantities can cause heartburn, gas, bloating, nausea or stomach distress. People with ulcers, inflammation, gallstones, bleeding disorders, pregnant women should not consume ginger. Avoid ginger with blood-thinning medications, such as warfin and aspirin.
Plant aromatics have been used for thousands of year to enhance one’s prosperity consciousness for wealth attraction. Prosperity oils work on all four levels of being: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Their application either alone or in a synergy blend amplifies your electro-magnetic energy field and aligns you with the[.....]
If you have a heart condition, doctor might prescribe blood thinners to prevent the formation of blood clots. However, several everyday foods including garlic, ginger, fish, red wine, beetroot, tomatoes, dark chocolate, onion, grapes, vit E have potential as natural blood thinners and can inhibit platelet aggregation, thus lowering your risk of heart attack or stroke.
Vertigo is often caused due to problems in the inner ear, which leads to a sensation of spinning, making you feel off balance. This could be due an infection in the inner ear, deposition of tiny calcium particles in the inner canal, or due to fluid build-up. Diet plays an important[.....]
Are you experiencing poor lactation? Foods high in fiber like oats, barley, brown rice, beans, and calcium-rich leafy greens can increase breast milk. Fenugreek, ginger, palm dates, moringa, and alfalfa also boost milk flow. Aside from a balanced diet, Ayurveda also recommends medicinal preparations with sesame, garlic, and shatavari. Homeopathy uses preparations of stinging nettle, castor bean, and windflower. As always, check with your doctor before using herbal supplements or medications.
A healthy digestive system plays a huge role in maintaining good health while trying to reduce weight. Your digestive system should be strong and healthy before you start to diet for weight loss. Check out these five Ayurvedic diet tips that can help improve your digestion and consequently reduce weight.
For a really long time, food has been used to increase sexual desire, but did you know there are foods that actually do improve your performance? No, you don’t have to eat any exotic foods from faraway lands. These foods will all but ensure you a successful session between the[.....]
Symptoms of the common cold are sneezing, coughing, sore throat, congestion, and fatigue. Simple tricks like having hot liquids and bland foods like chicken soup will help keep the body hydrated and nourished. Ginger helps the body sweat out the toxins associated with the common cold. Take time off from the everyday grind and keep the nasty cold under control.
These refreshing drinks help to cleanse your system from toxins and release a good number of vitamins and antioxidants into your body.
Infuse analgesic components of ginger into your soda for a refreshing, pain-relieving drink. This underestimated herb needs way more attention than it gets.
Pumpkin spice is a common ingredient in most recipes this festive season. Although most of these foods are unhealthy, the pumpkin spice is made of spices that are good for your health. Know the health benefits of the ingredients and include them in your foods for a healthy diet.
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