Here are some ideas for you. Make sure you check with your health care practitioner and never take herbal teas and medications
at the same time. Start with a small cup of tea and see how your body reacts. If you notice negative changes, which are rare,
stop taking the tea. Chart your body's reaction over time to show your doctor.Eat fresh papaya or fresh pineapple for digestion, heartburn, bowel disorders. You
can also sip chamomile (if you're not allergic to flowers) or peppermint tea.
Red raspberries are good for healthy bones and intestinal
spasms; if berries are too much, try a cup of raspberry tea
Use tumeric in anything you cook: lowers cholesterol, is anti-cancer and protects
your liver from all those medications you're taking
Fatigued? Shake some ginger powder (health food store) or shave some fresh ginger
into your tea or food. Also good for osteoporosis and pelvic pain.
Get some patchouli essential oil and put 5-6 drops in a small bottle
of carrier oil johoba or light olive oil and rub it up your feet, legs, buttocks, back and into your abdomen: good for muscle
spasms, leg cramps and mood swings. Sniff the oil out of the bottle as appetite suppressant, weight loss. Put a drop or two
behind ears to keep you happy all day.
Get some lavender essential oil and sniff before sleep, to lower blood pressure,
and strengthen heart. Add 5-6 drops to unscented oil or cream for leg cramps, lower back pain.
Get some fennel essential oil and use in a diffuser for hormonal
imbalance; can also eat fennel; find in produce section, especially around the holidays, but you can ask your produce manager
to stock it
cardamom and use in cooking and baking for indigestion, concentration, heartburn and irritability
Use garlic powder (organic) every day in cooking
and salads: good for immune system, thyroid and just about everything else.
Drink a cup of dandelion tea, after you take medicines; the tea
will clear your body of toxic medication waste products and dangerous food additives, thereby protecting your liver and kidneys
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