Perus dating custom
Therefore, the benefit of consuming natural plant foods will only be truly felt by those that do not take any synthetic drugs or addictive substances.
Some herbs and spices can create the same effect as certain medications so if taking anticoagulants (blood thinning medication), or hormone therapies and contraceptive pills or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as aspirin and ibuprofen and some other medications, it is advisable to avoid these herbs.
Herbs and spices not only contain many nutrients but have amazing medicinal and health giving properties and most have been used for thousands of years to cure adverse human conditions, infections and disease without the serious side effects that modern day drugs can inflict because they work with the body naturally as nature intended.
The body is a clever machine which takes what it needs from plants and expels that which it doesn't.
This spice is named for its aroma which is like a combination of the spice scents of cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg.
It contains caryophyllene, eugenol, glycosides, methyleugenol, quercetin, resin, sesquiterpenes, tannins, vitamin A, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B9, vitamin C, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium and selenium.
It also inhibits the body's inflammatory mechanism and has anti-microbial abilities and is instrumental in killing certain tumour cells.
It can also prevent and even reverse cervical dysphasia which is a precancerous condition that often develops into cervical cancer.
Aloe vera was known as the 'plant of immortality' by the ancient Egyptians and 'the wand of heaven' by the native tribes of the Americas because they were aware of its powerful properties that can assist the functions of the gastrointestinal tract and soothe, cleanse and help the body to maintain healthy tissues. Alum root is a strong astringent used to stop the bleeding of cuts, superficial abrasions and ulcers on the lips.
It is used in dilute form as a mouthwash or gargle and has been effective for mouth and throat ulcers.
Eugenol, has local anaesthetic and antiseptic properties and is useful in gum and dental treatment.
Allspice oil mixed with extractions from garlic and oregano can work against E.coli, Salmonella and L.monocytogenes infections.