5 Spices that fix common health problems

Home remedies are very IN today because most people are truly fed up with taking prescription medicine to cure simple ailments. Homeopathic medicine has been around for centuries, and certain cultures rely solely on the practice. Spices are usually at the center of the recipes and we put together a small list to cure specific conditions.

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Cloves: Known to relieve problems in the mouth, cloves have natural healing properties. Cloves are ideal to relieve toothaches, heal sores and numb a sore throat.

Star Aniseed: It’s been used in Chinese medicine for centuries to heal mild respiratory conditions. Star Aniseed has properties that help the body get rid of the excess of toxins. It’s available sold in the form of oil and has a very relaxing aroma.

Turmeric: It’s a powerful antioxidant which has anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps cleanse the liver from toxins. Eat at least four tablespoons of turmeric per day with your meals, cook with it, and you’ll see how yummy it is. You can also buy supplements and take them every day.

Juniper Berries: These berries have been used in ancient medicine for many years to relieve digestive disorders and kidney problems. It’s a powerful antioxidant, which help combat bacteria. They´re a little hard to find, but they are in season around Thanksgiving so stock up.

Pumpkin Seeds: These seeds are very rich in fiber. Every ounce has 1.7 grams of fiber, which is half of the recommended daily intake. Fiber is great for weight loss because it makes you feel full for quite some time. Snack with these seeds to stop hunger in its track and prevent flatulences. 

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