They might be tiny, but cloves are giants when it comes to nutrition and natural health.
Used often in Ayurvedic medicine, cloves are anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic and analgesic. They’re packed with antioxidants and are good sources of minerals (especially manganese), omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and vitamins
Here are some great uses for cloves, culled from an Ayurvedic tradition:
1. Temporarily treat a toothache.
You can temporarily alleviate the pain by dabbing a little clove powder on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth or on your gums. An added benefit is that it will also pull out any infection.
2. Relieve upper respiratory infections.
Ayurveda suggests making a tea to lessen, or prevent, colds and flu. It is also used as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm. Cloves are a natural painkiller and also attack germs, so they’ll help you get rid of that sore throat.
3. Reduce inflammation.
Use clove to massage sore muscles; some also use it for arthritis and rheumatism.
4. Treat scrapes and bruises.
Cloves are pretty strong and can sting, so the best bet is to probably make a poultice with a little olive oil.
5. Improve digestion
Cloves help relax the smooth lining of the GI tract, so they help alleviate vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal gas and stomachaches. Just be careful; since they’re strong, they can also irritate the stomach.
6. Enhance sexual health
Sometimes used as an aphrodisiac, cloves can also help men from reaching orgasm too early.
Cloves (lavang) are very useful to control diabetes, fever, cough, cold, vomiting, indigestion, iching, allergy, thirst, headache etc.
Its juice clears excess fat which blocks blood flow in nerves.
Boost Low Sperm Count.
To reduce Fatigue : Take 10 gms of cloves and boil them in 150 ml water till water reduces to half the original quantity (75 ml).
Filter out the cloves and take 25 ml of this liquid 3 times per day in warm condition.
This will remove all tiredness, fatigue, stress and strain effects.
Body Pains : Take enough quantity of cloves and grind it well and massage on where you feel pain.
It can be used to massage gently with fingers on teeth and gums too to reduce toothache.
Headache, joint pains will also reduce.
Sore Throat : Keep 2 cloves at a time in your mouth and occassionally chew them and take its juice.
Let those cloves remain in mouth for atleast 30 minutes and delay this process to clear throat.
Cought : Make cloves powder and mix it with honey and and lime, take two table spoonful 3 times daily. You can also add fresh Ginger to the mixture to make it more potent.
INCREASE SPERM COUNT AND VITALITY: Grind two handful of Cloves with 3 gloves of Garlic, 2 Cedis wealth of Fresh onions, 330 Ml bottle of Pure Honey. Grind all the above and mix with the Honey. 3 Tables spoonful 3 x Daily.
Pain in Intenstines : Take 20 gm of clove powder and add to 500 ml water.
Boil till water reduces to half quantity.
For every 4 hours warm this liquid and take 30 ml per one time.
This will reduce pain in stomach, intestines, indigestion, vomiting sensation etc.
Cloves can be chewed for a while to control feeling of vomiting.
SO GOOD LUCK AND ALWAYS REMEMBER TO USE CLOVES AS PART OF YOUR DIET. ITS VERY COMMON HERE IN ALL PART OF GHANA.
BITTER LEAF. is a leaf that very bitter in taste and is botanically called VERNONIA AMYGDALINA.
Ghana – Akan: Awonwene. Ga – Tatsho
Nigeria – Hausa: Kakade
Yuroba – Ewuro
Igbo – Olubu or Onubu
It contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B2.
Made popular by it’s bitter taste, it is used for preparing the well-known Bitter leaf soup mostly consumed by Nigerian and Ghanaian people.
This vegetable is extremely good for the body, health benefits include:
(1) squeeze bitter leaf without water to come out the pure juice of the leaf to tackle chronic pile by drinking it one or two times a day after eating with half a cup for a week.
(2). Squeeze bitter leaf with water to come out the juice and drink half a cup two times a day for 30 days morning and night after eating for losing of weight.
(3). Regular taking bitter leaf juice and Aloe Vera everyday for long period of time must cure and prevent diabetes and reduce high level sugar in blood stream.
(4). Mixed pure juice of bitter leaf and aloe vera juice with your cream to rub your body regularly must cure common skin diseases likes, rashes, pimples, ringworms, eczema and refreshing your skin.
(5). Mix pure juice of bitter leaf with liquid milk must make you sleep well. If taken by nursing mothers it will increase the quality and production of breast milk. And is a sources of vitamins that we needed in our body.
(6). cooking it as a soup like vegetable soup regularly will prevent even cure malaria.
Cook enough of it with Lemon 🍋 grass and drink half cup each morning before breakfast, afternoon and evening.
(7). FOR BLOOD TUNIC. one bottle of pure juice of bitter leaf. one bottle of pure lime juice. one bottle of pure honey. 12 eggs. mix together and drink one shut a day.
(8). Drinking bitter leaf daily help women with Fibroid problems or Tumor developing in the Uterus or around the Ovaries.
Just boil enough and be drinking daily an hour before breakfast.
(9). Drinking bitter leaf juice daily cleans and purify the blood and improve general circulation system.
(10). Bleeding Piles and Waist Pains:.
You can grind Bitter leaf and mix it with any strong alcohol like Akpeteshie and string through the anus. Repeat in four days time. Very powerful for those with bleeding piles.
(11). Woman Friendly
Bitter leaf is one of the best woman friendly plants. It is good for the body either before, during or after menopause.
Bitter leaf takes care of such symptoms as hot flashes, internal heat and rheumatism. With bitter leaf around, women do not need to take artificial oestrogen has its own serious negative side effects.
Bitter leaf does not supply oestrogen but helps the body to produce the right amount of oestrogen needed for life function.
I still remember how my grandma use to prepare delicious soup and stew with Bitter leaf and smoked fishes and meat.
I personally encourage those with stroke or symptoms of stroke, Diabetes, Kidney and Liver problems to consume more Bitter leaf juice daily and eat it soup and use Raw Coconut oil to prepare it stew.
Those with Diabetes should do well to avoid anything sweet, sugar, milk, meat, soda drinks, canned food and drinks, indomin, junk foods or fast foods.
Remember anything that taste sweet apart from fruits is poisonous to the human body and will weaken your immune system.
Bitter leaf has lot of health benefits and I can’t mention all here.
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Bitter Kola (also known as Garcinia kola) is cultivated from a flowering plant that is native to subtropical or tropical regions of Africa.
The benefits of bitter kola are wide-ranging, as it has been used traditionally to treat a wide variety of ailments by African medicine men.
Most of the plant parts can be used for medicinal purposes, but the nuts are the most commonly eaten part. And considering that I’m always on the lookout for natural ways to improve my health, I decided to give bitter kola a try myself.
I’ve been pleasantly surprised with my experience so far using it, and I wanted to share with everyone some of the fantastic bitter kola benefits that I’ve since learned can be gained once it’s added into your health regimen.
Here’s 10 of the absolute best benefits of bitter kola there are:
Bitter Kola Can Improve Your Lung Function
While bitter kola has been used to successfully treat the common cold and its associated symptoms for centuries, it’s only been fairly recently that researchers have been able to figure out how exactly it does so.
The study found that bitter kola is able to dilate the alveolar ducts and sacs within the lungs by strengthening the fibers in the lung tissue. This in turn leads to healthier overall lung functioning and is a large part of why bitter kola is so effective at treating cold symptoms.
It’s believed that the reason bitter kola has such a beneficial effect on the lungs is due to its potent antioxidant content, which leads us directly into the next point.
Bitter Kola Is An Excellent Source of Antioxidants
Bitter kola gains many of its tremendous health benefits thanks to its high antioxidant content.
The phytochemical that has been extracted from the bitter kola seed is known as kolaviron, a Garcinia bioflavonoid. 
Kolaviron contains many properties that are essential for optimal health. It contains antioxidant, antidiabetic, antigenotoxic, and hepatoprotective properties. What this means in basic terms is that bitter kola is extremely useful when it comes to protecting your cells from oxidative damage.
Our bodies are bombarded with external stressors on an ongoing, daily basis. This causes the formation of harmful free radicals that cause oxidative damage, which in turn can lead to inflammation and the development of several types of chronic diseases. 
Antioxidants play a vital role in defending against the damage caused by these free radicals, which in turn directly helps to boost your immune system and protect your body from disease.
Bitter Kola Can Assist With the Treatment of HIV
Unfortunately, the prevalence of HIV in many African nations is still incredibly high.
In 2016 alone, there was 19.4 million people living with the virus, with 790,000 new infections and 420,000 deaths related to AIDS. 
Many traditional medicine men in these affected regions have long used bitter kola as a form of treatment for HIV.
Well, it turns out they may have been on to something.
The HIV virus produces free radicals that have been extensively linked with tissue damage. From the point above, we know how important antioxidants are when it comes to defending against free radical damage. Research has revealed that a deficiency in antioxidants has been found to lead to a more rapid progression of the HIV disease.
To counter this effect, researchers have been increasingly looking into vitamins A, C, and E as supportive treatment for HIV patients in an effort to suppress viral loads and helping to restore immune function. 
Bitter Kola Can Help Relieve Pain From Arthritis
Taking bitter kola is a highly effective way in which you can lower inflammation within your body.
The antioxidant kolaviron is responsible for this — it contains potent anti-inflammatory properties. 
Along with harmful free radicals, inflammation is one of the leading causes of chronic diseases. The two are intricately linked — the oxidative damage caused by the free radicals contributes to inflammation in your body, which in turn contributes to the development of diseases like cancer and diabetes. 
An added side benefit of bitter kola lowering inflammation is that it’s also quite useful when it comes to relieving the pain caused by arthritis. It helps to reduce the inflammation, swelling, joint pain, and even helps with increasing movement around the joints.
Bitter Kola Is An Effective Cold Remedy
The antioxidant benefits of bitter kola seemingly go on and on.
I’ll be honest — this point here is the main reason I started taking bitter kola myself. It seems like every year without fail, I catch a nasty cold when the winter months come along.
Bitter kola is an incredibly effective remedy for conditions like bronchitis, cough, cold, and headaches. There’s two reasons for this: the antioxidant content and the antimicrobial properties. Both of these factors combine to make bitter kola an excellent all-natural remedy for when you’re feeling a little bit under the weather. 
Bitter Kola Can Assist Your Weight Loss Efforts
Bitter kola is known to be quite useful as an appetite suppressant.
It’s also capable of stimulating thirst, encouraging an increased consumption of water. And of course, if you’re drinking more water throughout the day, you’ll also naturally be boosting your metabolism as well. 
These two factors combine to make bitter kola a useful tool to include in your repertoire if you’re focusing on losing any unwanted pounds. It’s the only new supplement that I’ve added recently and the combination of reduced hunger levels and increased water intake have actually helped me to lose a few pounds in the last week alone!
Bitter Kola Can Improve Male Sexual Health
The bitter kola seed has some incredibly beneficial properties when it comes to the sexual and reproductive health of men.
These benefits are again due to the kolaviron content of the nut, which has been shown to boost prostate health, along with increasing sperm quality and quantity. [As noted in the following two studies:  and ]
The increased sperm counts help to promote male fertility, which can be useful for those of you out there looking into adding a little one to your family.
Not only that, but bitter kola can actually help to boost libido in men as well. It’s a potent aphrodisiac and studies have shown it can actually temporarily boost testosterone levels. 
Bitter Kola Can Help Treat & Prevent Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a condition that affects the eyes, causing your optic nerves to weaken over time, potentially leading to partial or complete blindness.
The disease progresses quite rapidly, and if left untreated, can lead to loss of vision within only a few years. 
One of the leading causes of glaucoma is a buildup of pressure in the eye. This increased pressure, known as intraocular pressure, is what causes the damage to the optic nerve.
That’s where bitter kola comes into play, as it’s been shown to be capable of reducing eye pressure. An extract of Garcinia kola 0.5% aqueous eye drops were tested in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. The results were very interesting indeed — they found that the bitter kola solution significantly reduced intraocular pressure. 
More research definitely needs to be done, but as it stands, it looks like bitter kola could soon surpass cannabis as an effective all-natural remedy for glaucoma.
Bitter Kola Can Be Used to Treat Malaria Symptoms
Another one of the traditional uses of bitter kola in Africa is as a remedy for malaria symptoms.
Malaria remains a lethal threat on the continent, as in 2015, Africa alone had 90% of global deaths attributed to the disease. 
Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of the life threatening disease, despite the fact that it’s both completely preventable and curable.
Bitter kola has been found to be one form of effective treatment for the symptoms of malaria. It again all comes down to the antioxidant properties of the plant, as kolaviron possesses anti-malarial properties and can help protect against plasmodium infection. 
Bitter Kola Can Help Balance Blood Sugar Levels
Bitter kola isn’t just useful for treating malaria.
It can also be effective for individuals who have type 2 diabetes as a means of keeping their blood glucose levels stable.
Studies have found that the seeds from the plant are capable of reducing elevated blood glucose levels. This makes it ideal for both treatment of type 2 diabetes as well as for any complications that can arise from the condition. 
In addition to that, studies performed on rats who had type 1 diabetes found that bitter kola could actually prevent the cognitive and motor dysfunction that is typically associated with the disease. 
Possible Side Effects Associated With Bitter Kola
For the most part, consuming bitter kola nuts is completely safe.
I personally haven’t experienced any sort of side effects or anything like that with eating bitter kola. As with any form of natural supplement or remedy however, you should definitely consult with your family doctor before use.
With that being said, there have been reports of certain side effects that can occur due to bitter kola usage. As bitter kola does contain caffeine and can affect the central nervous system, most of the negative effects are felt by individuals who are sensitive to caffeine in general.
The most common side effects associated with bitter kola include:
If you experience symptoms such as hives or any other sign of an allergic reaction, you should immediately stop taking bitter kola and consult with your doctor.
Where To Find Bitter Kola
As bitter kola is only now beginning to gain more popularity outside of Africa, it can still be somewhat tough to find on store shelves.
A friend of mine gave me some when I first gave it a try, and since then I’ve looked to the web to purchase my own supply.
Since I’m taking bitter kola mainly for overall health and preventative purposes (their antioxidant content is fantastic!), I prefer to just buy the nuts in bulk. You can even make a nice tea out of them!
I personally buy them directly from Ghana. You can typically buy them in either 0.5 or 1 lb packages.
PawPaw or also often known as papaya is one of delicious food that bring you good health. Most of people already know that but only a few people know the health benefits of pawpaw leaves. Nature has given us all we need to stay healthy. 👌The remedy to that your illness might just be in the garden or bush behind your house.👪 Let’s endeavour to look inwards and enjoy God and Nature’s free gifts to mankind.
Who knows that in paw paw leaves contains more than 50 great nutrients such as Vitamin A, B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, calcium, flavonoids, tannins, beta carotene, folate, karpain, antioxidants, dietary fiber, and more.
Those components are often recommended for daily use so that your body can maintain it’s health by enhancing the immune system. Its also work great as herbal cure even used as one of the ingredients listed of commercial supplements.
🍀HEALTH BENEFITS OF PAWPAW LEAVES
🍀Reduce Menstrual Pain
For some girls nowadays, when it comes to their first period of menstruation they will feel unnecessary pain.
👉To relieve this pain, take 6 paw paw leaves and put it in a liter of water. Then boil them for about 15 minutes. You can mix it with any juice to make it taste good. Or you can mix it with tamarind and salt. Drink it 3 times a day.
🍀Makes labour easy while having a baby
For those Women that use to experience hard labour, pawpaw leaves comes Handy as a natural remedy for it while on labour and it’s taking a long time 👉get paw- paw leaves squeeze with water ,take a glass of the mixture and Drink.
Your delivery Will be fast Tracked as this mixture serves as natural lubricant
If you have already suffered caused by constipation paw paw leaves may help you. Paw paw leaf tea will work great as some laxative to help cure your constipation.
Now you can get rid of your endless acne problem. Just use paw paw leaves as your natural mask. You can make a mask from paw paw leaves by smash it or put it on a blender and add some enough water. You can apply to your face just like a general mask.
The incredible nutrition in paw paw leaf works great with diabetes patients. The three main reasons it is good for diabetes patients are:
Paw paw leave can enhances insulin sensitivity. Based on study on mauritian population the extract of paw paw leaf can improve insulin sensitivity while decreasing ALT and AST (bio-markers of diabetes type II) enzyme levels.
👉Reduce complications caused by diabetes. There are many research have been proven that the antioxidants substances in paw paw leaf can reduce the secondary diabetes complications such as oxidative stress, fatty liver, and kidney damage.
🍀Promote wound healing. There are numbers of studies have confirmed that since paw paw leaves can act as antibacterial and antioxidant agent, the process of delayed wound healing can be promoted.
🍀Break Down Wheat Gluten
Health benefits of Paw paw leaves have great ability to help your body digest wheat gluten by break it down. That’s why it helps in preventing our body from some diseases.
🍀Relieve Indigestion and Heartburn
Inside paw paw leaves contain karpain which can eliminate bacteria that cause your stomach growl. Paw paw leaves also contain a lot of papain, protease enzym, and amylase enzym. What are those things? Those are the enzyms which can help your body break down protens and carbs. It also can help you with gastrointestinal track and acid reflux.
paw paw leavesConcentrated in its leaf extract, paw paw leaf contain some certain enzymes which have the dramatic ability to fight cancer. The acetogenin contained in paw paw leaf can be anti-cancer cells. Many studies have been researching this benefit for cure cancer around the world. One if them is in Japan. According to their research paw paw leaves have been proven to cure cancer. Patients will be given paw paw tea for extended period of time to result maximum effect.
👉The amazing thing is it won’t bring any side effect or toxin to your body. According to The University of Florida paw paw leaf can kill variant cancer, especially cervix, prostate, liver, breast and lung cancer.
Therefore, paw paw leaf is very recommended for chemotherapy because it can reduce chemotherapy side effect and increase the immune system’s response to cancer.
🍀Reduce Prostate Enlargement
As i mention above paw paw leaves can act as some anti-cancer agent such as prostate enlargement. It can help you with benign one and rectal lesion problem associated with it. You can drink paw paw tea as much as you can.
🍀Increase Platelet Count
Low platelet count also known as thrombocytopenis can make a person blood clots. Based on some research drinking paw paw leaf tea can help to cure this problem by increasing platelet counts.
🍀Eliminate Dengue Fever
Benefits of paw paw leaves also have some ability to lower your temperature if you have high fever, including dengue fever beside flues and colds. Even works great for malarial disease when it become endemic in some period.
Despite the less delicious taste, apparently paw paw leaves can boost your appetite. As the result you can have your vigor and vitality to face the day.
Consuming paw paw leaf tea also can keeps you away from cataracts.
Emphysema can make you progressively shorter your breath. In paw paw leaves contains vitamin D which can help you to prevent such a thing. (Vitamin D Foods)
A lot of powerful antioxidants are contained in paw paw leaves. A cytokines called “Th1” also contained in paw paw leaves. Those things can significantly boost your immune system and prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.
Many of commercial cosmetic offer anti-aging benefit. Now you can try paw paw leaf as your alternative. It contains a lot of anti-aging compounds and more than 50 different amino acids such as threonine, glutamate acid, glycine, alanine, proline, and more. These agents also can be found in your expensive cosmetic ingredients.
🍀Fight Viral Infection
The Vitamins A, C, and E that are contained in paw paw leaves can boost your immune system so that your body can fight viral infection such as a common cold virus.
The most often problem which can result unhealthy skin is fungal infections. In paw paw leaf tea contain more than 50 active ingredients. One of them is karpain. Karpain can eliminate microorganism such as fungi, worms, parasites, even bacteria from your skin. Beside a cleanser agent, paw paw leaves also can protect you skin from pimples, freckles, blemishes and act as a cure for eczema, help healing open wounds and sores, and soften the hardened skin or the corn or wart on your feet. It can make your hair shine, softens, and strengthen your hair. The karpain compounds inside have the great ability to get rid dandruff, dirt, and oil.
Due to the nutrients contained many hair treatment like shampoos and conditioner often use paw paw leaves as their formulation.
Paw paw leaves have been proves as a diuretic. Drinking paw paw leaf tea can help you break down food and toxins in your body. The toxins will be taken out from body system by aiding the bladder in releasing urine. Many detoxification supplements also use this herbal as one of the ingredients listed.
🍀Enhances Eyes Health and Strong Bones
The contain inside paw paw leaves such as calcium and vitamin D are necessary components to straighten you bones. Also the beta-carotene works great to boost your immune and eyes health.
✅PawPaw Leaf Tea
To boost your health you can consume paw paw leaves as a tea. It can be used easier and definitely safe with no side effect.
How to make pawpaw tea:
🎉Chop 10 leaves of pawpaw
🎉Boil them in ½ gallon water until boil down to quarte.
🎉 Let it Cool down
🎉 Keep the tea in the fridge for at least 2 days
🎉Preferable it’s better you put it in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid.
Your tea is ready to served.
The use of paw paw leaves for health benefits is amazingly easy to apply. You can make it as an extract for making mask, tea, smoothies or even juice.
❌WHEN NOT TO TAKE PAW PAW LEAVES ❌
Paw paw leaves is not recommended during pregnancy because it may induce abortion.
Also, you should not consume paw paw leaves concurrently with any thyroid stimulators or Co-enzyme Q10. It can bring harmful to your body as well.
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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER
Ginger has been used as a natural remedy for many ailments for centuries. Now, science is catching up and researchers around the world are finding that ginger works wonders in the treatment of everything from cancer to migraines. Here are ten health benefits of this powerful herb.
Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Ginger may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. A study conducted at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Centre found that ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied.
Colon Cancer Prevention
A study at the University of Minnesota found that ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.
Motion Sickness Remedy
Ginger has been shown to be an effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness.
Ginger Reduces Pain and Inflammation
One study showed that ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.
Ginger has long been used as a natural heartburn remedy. It is most often taken in the form of tea for this purpose.
Cold and Flu Prevention and Treatment Ginger has long been used as a natural treatment for colds and the flu. Many people also find ginger to be helpful in the case of stomach flues or food poisoning, which is not surprising given the positive effects ginger has upon the digestive tract.
Research has shown that ginger may provide migraine relief due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in blood vessels.
Menstrual Cramp Relief
In Chinese medicine, ginger tea with brown sugar is used in the treatment of menstrual cramps.
Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy
A study done on diabetic rats found that those rats given ginger had a reduced incidence of diabetic nephropathy (kidney damage).
Lemon has lot of health benefit for our body, drinking lemon tea daily in the morning before breakfast an hour later really helps our general health.
* 1-2 lemons squeeze into a cup of warm water and add two spoons of honey and relax and drink as your morning tea. It’s loaded with a lot of health benefits:
Lemon water flushes out toxins and is extremely beneficial for the body.
Warm lemon water serves as the perfect ‘good morning drink’, as it aids the digestive system and makes the process of eliminating the waste products from the body easier. It prevents the problem of constipation and diarrhoea, by ensuring smooth bowel functions.
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF LEMONS
A glass of lemon juice contains less than 25 calories. It is a rich source of nutrients like calcium, potassium, vitamin C and pectin fibre. It also has medicinal values and antibacterial properties. It also contains traces of iron and vitamin A.
Lemon, a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties, helps maintain your immune system and thus, protects you from the clutches of most types of infections. It also plays the role of a blood purifier. Lemon is a fabulous antiseptic and lime-water juice also works wonders for people having heart problems, owing to its high potassium content. So, make it a part of your daily routine to drink a glass of warm lemon water in the morning and enjoy its health benefits.
Health benefits of drinking warm lemon water
Lemon is an excellent and rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies
Lemons contain pectin fibre which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial
It balances to maintain the pH levels in the body
Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins
It aids digestion and encourages the production of bile
It is also a great source citric acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium
It helps prevent the growth and multiplication of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases
It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it dissolves uric acid
It helps cure the common cold
The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells
It strengthens the liver by providing energy to the liver enzymes when they are too dilute
It helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver In case of a heart burn, taking a glass of concentrated lemon juice can give relief
It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents the formation of wrinkles and acne
It helps maintain the health of the eyes and helps fight against eye problems
Aids in the production of digestive juices
Lemon juice helps replenish body salts especially after a strenuous workout session
Packed with all the goodness, make it a point to begin your day with a glass of warm lemon juice. Its cleansing and healing effects will have positive effects on your health in the long run.
REASONS TO AVOID INSTANT NOODLES
1. Nutrient Absorption: Noodles inhibit the absorption of nutrients for the children under 5.
2. Cancer-Causing: The ingredient in the instant noodles called “Styrofoam’, which is cancer causing agent.
3. Miscarriage: Women who are Eating instant noodles during their pregnancy causes miscarriage because it affects the development of a foetus.
4. Junk Food: instant noodles are enriched with full of carbohydrates, but no vitamins, fibre and minerals. This makes the instant noodles considered as a junk food.
5. Sodium: Instant noodles are power packed with high amounts of sodium. Excess consumption of sodium leads to heart disease, stroke, and hypertension and kidney damage.
6. MSG: Monosodium Glutamate is used to enhance the flavour of instant noodles. People who are allergic to MSG consume it as part of their diet, and then they end up suffering from headaches, facial flushing, pain, burning sensations.
7. Overweight: Eating Noodles is the leading cause of obesity. Noodles contain fat and large amounts of sodium, which causes water retention in the body and surely it leads to overweight.
8. Digestion: Instant noodles are bad for the digestive system. Regular consumption of instant noodles causes irregular bowel movements and bloating.
9. Propylene Glycol: The ingredient in the instant noodles called “Propylene Glycol” which has anti-freeze property. This ingredient is used because it prevents the noodles from drying by retaining moisture. It weakens the immune system of our body. It is easily absorbed by the body and it accumulates in the kidneys, heart and liver. It causes abnormalities and damage to those areas.
10. Metabolism: Regular consumption of instant noodles affects the body’s metabolism, because of the chemical substances like additives, colouring and preservatives inside the noodles.
A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on just one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and can be so severe that the pain is disabling.
Warning symptoms known as aura may occur before or with the headache. These can include flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling on one side of the face or in your arm or leg.
Medications can help prevent some migraines and make them less painful. Talk to your doctor about different migraine treatment options if you can’t find relief. The right medicines, combined with self-help remedies and lifestyle changes, may help.
Migraines often begin in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood. Migraines may progress through four stages: prodrome, aura, headache and post-drome, though you may not experience all stages.
One or two days before a migraine, you may notice subtle changes that warn of an upcoming migraine, including:
Mood changes, from depression to euphoria
Increased thirst and urination
Aura may occur before or during migraines. Most people experience migraines without aura.
Auras are symptoms of the nervous system. They are usually visual disturbances, such as flashes of light or wavy, zigzag vision.
Sometimes auras can also be touching sensations (sensory), movement (motor) or speech (verbal) disturbances. Your muscles may get weak, or you may feel as though someone is touching you.
Each of these symptoms usually begins gradually, builds up over several minutes and lasts for 20 to 60 minutes. Examples of migraine aura include:
Visual phenomena, such as seeing various shapes, bright spots or flashes of light
Pins and needles sensations in an arm or leg
Weakness or numbness in the face or one side of the body
Hearing noises or music
Uncontrollable jerking or other movements
Sometimes, a migraine with aura may be associated with limb weakness (hemiplegic migraine).
A migraine usually lasts from four to 72 hours if untreated. The frequency with which headaches occur varies from person to person. Migraines may be rare, or strike several times a month. During a migraine, you may experience:
Pain on one side or both sides of your head
Pain that feels throbbing or pulsing
Sensitivity to light, sounds, and sometimes smells and touch
Nausea and vomiting
Lightheadedness, sometimes followed by fainting
The final phase, known as post-drome, occurs after a migraine attack. You may feel drained and washed out, while some people feel elated. For about 24 hours, you may also experience:
Sensitivity to light and sound
When to see a doctor
Migraines are often undiagnosed and untreated. If you regularly experience signs and symptoms of migraine attacks, keep a record of your attacks and how you treated them. Then make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your headaches.
Even if you have a history of headaches, see your doctor if the pattern changes or your headaches suddenly feel different.
See your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room if you have any of the following signs and symptoms, which may indicate a more serious medical problem:
An abrupt, severe headache like a thunderclap
Headache with fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, seizures, double vision, weakness, numbness or trouble speaking
Headache after a head injury, especially if the headache gets worse
A chronic headache that is worse after coughing, exertion, straining or a sudden movement
New headache pain if you’re older than 50
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