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Herbs and Spices

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Food

Nutrients

Benefits

Garlic

  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Vitamin C
  • Potassium
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Antiviral
  • Decongestant
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Nature's own antibiotic
  • A perfect food

Apricots

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Prevents nausea
  • Improves circulation
  • Good for menstrual cramps
  • Excellent for convalescence

Licorice

  • Magnesium
  • Iron
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcium
  • Manganese
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin C
  • Good for adrenal function
  • Diuretic
  • Laxative
  • Cleanses mouth and teeth
  • May counteract some viruses such as herpes and HIV
  • Assists digestion and supports the liver

Molasses

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Manganese
  • B vitamins
  • Contains more calcium than milk
  • Use in moderation.

Nettles

  • Potassium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin C
  • Beta-carotene
  • Diuretic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Detoxifying
  • Nettle tea is good for gout and arthritis

Parsley

  • Vitamin C
  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Sodium
  • Cleanser
  • Tonic
  • Breath freshener
  • Alkaline
  • Cleanses blood
  • Reduces coagulants in veins
  • Clears kidney stones

Pepper-corns

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Digestive stimulant
  • Antioxidant
  • Antibacterial