anti-inflammatory

Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Usually when we think of Chamomile, we think of tea. But the term Chamomile actually refers to a range of different daisy-like plants, which are a member of the Asteraceae family. There are many different species of chamomile, the two most commonly being German chamomile (Marticaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). They have been used since Ancient times for their calming and anti-inflammatory properties, and each offer their own additional… Read More »Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Health Tip Thursday: An Apple a Day….

  Everyone knows the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But are we truly aware of all of the health benefits that apples really provide?  Over 85 studies have been conducted on this delicious super fruit and results are fascinating. Apples are considered to be an anti-inflammatory food; therefore, according to research it is an excellent natural source to lower heart disease, help with weight loss,  assist in the fight against… Read More »Health Tip Thursday: An Apple a Day….

Thursday’s Tip: 6 Ways Turmeric Can Help Heal the Body

  The root of the turmeric plant has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and healing properties. Curcumin: The healing value in turmeric    Curcumin is the major active phytochemical compound in turmeric that gives it its healing value without toxic effects. Medical studies have found turmeric to have the following healing effects: Hinders the inflammation in the cells which helps ease bowel diseases like ulcerative… Read More »Thursday’s Tip: 6 Ways Turmeric Can Help Heal the Body

Thursday’s Tip: The 5 Medicinal Uses of Cloves

Cloves are a wonderful but underutilized spice.  Cloves are native to Indonesia and have been used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine.  In modern times, medical studies have found that the essential oil in cloves have analgesic properties. Besides adding a distinct flavor to dishes, cloves have great medicinal uses. Medicinal Benefits: Clove’s essential oil is called eugenol.  This along with flavonoid components kaempferol is responsible for its anti-inflammatory and… Read More »Thursday’s Tip: The 5 Medicinal Uses of Cloves

Great Health Benefits of Chamomile

Usually when we think of Chamomile, we think of tea. But the term Chamomile actually refers to a range of different daisy-like plants, which are a member of the Asteraceae family. There are many different species of chamomile, the two most commonly being German chamomile (Marticaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). They have been used since Ancient times for their calming and anti-inflammatory properties, and each offer their own… Read More »Great Health Benefits of Chamomile