Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CILANTRO - HERB - Health Benefits of using Cilantro

Cilantro Pic by Michael_Lehet via Flickr
CILANTRO is a very popular Herb that has been used for its unique flavor in foods, as well as for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.

Here are some of its purported uses;

BREATH FRESHENER- Chewing a couple of leaves of Cilantro or drinking a Tea made from the leaves can help get rid of bad breath and even help with HALITOSIS.

DIGESTION- Eating Cilantro in foods helps with Digestion by enhancing gastric secretions.

CILANTRO TEA- To make a Cilantro Tea for Halitosis, add 2-tsp. of minced Cilantro and 1-tsp of minced Mint, along with 1-tsp of Lemon Zest to 1-quart of boiling water. Let the mixture sit and cool, filter the liquid, and use it as a gargle.

CILANTRO Infusion- To make a Cilantro Infusion, simply add 1 to 1-1/2 tsp, of minced Cilantro to 1-cup of boiling water. Allow the mis\xture to sit for 10-minutes and cool, the use.

Some Links to more INFO:

Gourmet Sleuth

Global Healing Center

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

TART CHERRY JUICE - Health - Health Benefits of using Tart Cherry Juice

Cherries - pic by Larry Page via flickr

Tart Cherry juice is a great antioxidant and using just a tablespoon a day in a glass of water can help improve certain health problems for some people.

Listed below are some of it's health benefits for problems such as; insomnia, gout and muscle pain.

DIABETES- Regular consumption of Tart Cherry Juice is purported to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics

GOUT- Tart Cherry Juice can reduce the occuranse of GOUT in some people.

MUSCLE PAIN- When you have muscle pains, taking a drink of Tart Cherry Juice can help reduce the level of the pain.

Some LINKS for more INFO:

Tart Cherry Juice

Cherry Juice Power site

Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice - Hype or Fact?    This article by Hub writer missolive is a great source of information on  I recommend it as a good read.