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22 Amazing Benefits Of Ginger For Skin, Hair And Health

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22 Amazing Benefits Of Ginger For Skin, Hair And Health (via Style Craze)
Ginger is a herb that has been used as a spice since times immemorial. Also known as ginger root, it is basically the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale belonging to the family Zingiberaceae which also includes turmeric, cardamom and galangal…

Top Ten Ways To Clear and Strengthen Your Digestive System

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Repair Your Digestive System
1. Eliminate foods that are possible allergens which may have a negative impact on the digestive system.For example, reduce gluten, highly processed foods, foods that contain perseverates and additives, dairy and certain seeds and nuts.(see the anti-inflammatory diet)
Stop taking over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and antacids.These two drugs are contributing factions to the many symptoms associated with poor digestion.If you are taking over the counter pain medications use fish oil and turmeric instead - they both have natural anti-inflammatory properties without side-effects.
Add food into your diet that can help manage pathogens such as parasites and fungus.Herbs such as Ginger, garlic, fennel, thyme, and oregano all contain anti-parasite and anti-fungal properties.If you have acid reflux makes sure you’re tested for H.pylori.H-pylori is a bacterial that is responsible for …

Inflammation The Slient Killer

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Professor Drew's Classroom - Inflammation The Silent Killer Inflammation is a Secret or Silent Killer.  As we know from the research over the past several years, there is a surprising link between Inflammation and heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. This was the cover of Time Magazine back in February 2004.  The article explains the link between chronic illness and inflammation as follows:  Most of the time inflammation is a life saving procedure that allows the body to fight off infection from bacteria, virus and parasites. (Yes even in the industrial world we are constantly being bombarded by pathogens).  The instant any of these potentially deadly microbes slip into the body, inflammation marshals a defense attack that lays waste to both the invader and any tissue it may have infected.  Then just as quickly, the process subsides and healing begins.  Every once in a while, the whole feverish process doesn’t shut down on cue. In any event, the inflammation b…

Inflammation:

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The City College of New York Continuing and Professional Studies
Inflammation: The Slient KillerWhat do obesity, heart disease, cancer, and asthma have in common? Inflammation is a link to these and a host of other chronic illnesses. When we think of Inflammation, most of us think of a bump or a bruise, not a chronic illness like asthma or obesity. In-flammation is a transitory response in the body; when that response becomes chronic, the body begins to attack itself – leading to many illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Drew DiVittorio, a nutritional consultant and health coach trained in Oriental Medicine and Nutrition, and board certified in Traditional Chinese Herbology, brings a wealth of experience and insight to this class which will look at the theory behind In-flammation and how chronic inflammation impacts your health. There will be coverage of the many natural ways to reduce and treat inflammation with a focus on anti-inflammatory diets, herbs, foods, supplements…

What Are the Best Herbs to Treat Colds and Flu?

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1. Ginger Root (rhizome zingiberis officinalis recens). Ginger root should be added to food or drank as a tea. Ginger has been used for thousands of years to treat cold and flu as well as digestive disorders. Remember the reason ginger is served with your sushi is to kill the bacterial and the parasites on the raw fish. For a food it has very strong medicinal properties.

2. Cinnamon Twig (ramulus cinnamomi cassiae). If you are not a fan of ginger you can use cinnamon instead, Cinnamon can be put into your tea, coffee, or on your breakfast cereal in the morning. According to Oriental medicine cinnamon releases the exterior to ward off colds and flu. PLEASE no cinnamon sugar that would create more dampness in your body and lower you immune response.

3. Garlic (allium sativum). We can not forget our old friend garlic. Garlic as you know has been used for centuries to ward out colds, flu, and infection. Start using fresh crushed garlic on your food or in soup, either way y…