From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Colitis:
- Ginko Biloba
Natural Cures and Remedies for Colitis
Yellow dock is another general detoxifier, which is especially useful whenever skin problems are made worse by constipation (yellow dock is a gentle laxative). It can be used for eczema, acne and psoriasis.
Black caraway seeds are harvested from plants that are native to Asia. They have a taste that resembles pepper and onions, and they are popular in the cuisine of India and the Middle East.
Bromelain, Ginko Biloba, Probiotics, Psyllium, Turmeric
Following ingestion of cinnamon, contact dermatosis may flare up. Eugenol has been reported to be irritant and a weak tumor promoter. EO LD50 690 mg/kg der (CAN). Perhaps second only to some varieties of clove (up to 20% eugenol), cinnamon (to 3.8%) is a major source of eugenol.
Activities (Okra) – Abortifacient ; Antibacterial ; Anticancer ; Antispasmodic ; Demulcent ; Diaphoretic ; Diuretic ; Emollient ; Immunostimulant ; Stimulant .
The basic causes of heart diseases are wrong dietary habits, faulty style of living and various stresses. The famous Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart and Lung Institute identified seven major risk factors in coronary heart disease. These are : (i) elevated blood levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and other fatty substances ( ii) elevated blood pressure (iii) elevated blood uric acid levels (mainly caused by high protein diet), (iv) certain metabolic disorders, notably diabetes, (v) obesity, (vi) smoking, and (vii) lack of physical exercise. Each or a combination of these risk factors can contribute to heart disease. Most of them are of dietary origin. These risk factors can be controlled by changing one’s life style and readjusting the diet.
Asafoetida powder is popular in Indian cooking, and it is often used to enhance the flavor of the other spices in a dish rather than imparting strong flavor of its own. The powder goes well with vegetable dishes and helps to make them more robust.