Let’s Get Herbal! The Super Seven Herbals for Our Health Benefits!
It is a spice used in curry, contains curcumin, helps to decrease inflammation.
Suggested dose: 400 mg of curcumin extract three times daily
2. Cinnamon: Lower Blood Sugar:
This may be a good option for patients who have slightly elevated sugar.
Standard recommendation is 1 gram of cinnamon capsules per day.
“Frying, broiling, or grilling meats at high temperatures creates HCAs (heterocyclic amines), potent carcinogens implicated in several cancers. But HCA levels are significantly reduced when rosemary extract (a common powder) is mixed into beef before cooking, say Kansas State University researchers. “Rosemary contains carnosol and rosemarinic acid, two powerful antioxidants that destroy the HCAs,” explains lead researcher J. Scott Smith, PhD.”
Rosemary extract helps prevent carcinogens that enter the body from binding with DNA, the first step in tumor formation, hence it may help prevent tumors.
4. Ginger: Avert Nausea
Ginger can prevent stomach upset from many sources, including pregnancy, motion sickness, and chemotherapy.
A dose 500 mg of ginger every 4 hours can be helpful, maximum amount for the day is 4 grams.
5. Holy Basil: Battle Stress
May be effective at reducing stress by increasing adrenaline and noradrenaline and decreasing serotonin.
Holly Basil may also be beneficial for breast cancer
6. St. John’s Wort: Soothe your worries
To relieve mild to moderate depression and anxiety.
Take it as directed on the bottle.
Warning: St. John’s wort has been shown to interact with prescription medications, check with your pharmacist or doctor before you take it.
7. Garlic: Lower cancer risk
“High consumption of garlic lowered rates of ovarian, colorectal, and other cancers, says a research review in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
It may also help with heart health.
Eat fresh, crushed garlic or take a 1,000 mg capsule a day.
Kedvon Pharmacy has a wide variety of healthy herbals for you to choose from!
We can help you find the best one for your needs, as well as make sure if it goes together with your prescription medications and health conditions!
Come visit us at our convenient locations in Chicago, Wheeling, and Buffalo Grove!
We, at Kedvon Pharmacy with you a harvest of health!
Dr. Vlada Korol