herbs

How herbs are good for you. Optimize your health with them

Herbs are great not just as spices to make our foods taste better but as nutrients to help us be healthier. You should always think about how to optimize your health and herbs can help to do so.

My day job, which I very much enjoy, is setting up and ‘teching’ meetings. This means running their audio visual needs to make the clients’ meetings are successful as well as educational.

Once in a while, I come across and work very educational meetings. Such as this one I am about to speak of and enlighten you on.

I worked one such as this last weekend where a woman named Aubrey was speaking on the benefits of herbs in our diet and why we should be using fresh herbs in a variety of different benefits.

The meeting topic was entitled Reducing inflammation and supporting the immune system, but she talked about much more and took questions after of which I wish I could remember half of what she taught us.

Now, if you did not know, inflammation is THE CAUSE for almost, if not all, illnesses the human body endure. This includes warm blooded animals, too.

Think about that.inflammation is bad

If you can keep inflammation down in your body, you will be a much healthier human. It’s that simple.

One way you can be reducing inflammation in your body is by using Asea. It is (not made of, but is) the redox signaling molecules that your body used to have in your body and makes less and less natively as your body gets older due to environmental issues and just your body getting older.

Us humans are smart enough to figure out how to replicate them and put them in a bottle for humans to use and optimize ourselves and thrive.

But enough about Asea.  I am here to talk to you about herbs.

The Training: Optimize Yourself

So this angel of a woman travels around talking about what we need to do and not do to as far as our diets go to be better physically AND mentally.

I consider that to be a very noble cause I applaud her for that. She is very passionate about her job. It may even be her calling.

Lucky lady. Most people look for their calling their whole lives.

On the website for the college she works for, she outlines what I am about to share and so much more!! Recipes, foods, etc.

What she mentioned as far as herbs are below.

Thyme

  • Anti-fungal capabilities
  • antioxidant-rich
  • High in irons
  • supports healthy circulation
  • Helps your vision with carotenoids and vitamin A
  • Good for vitamin C so supports your immune system
  • Aids in respiratory health and reliving seasonal allergies

Basil

  • Rich in vitamin A which will help you cardiovascularly
  • Magnesium rich which will help you relax
  • High in vitamin K

Dill

  • Could help you reduce depression
  • Has benefits for lowering cholesterol
  • Helps with your digestion
  • Has anti microbial properties
  • High in antioxidants

Parsley

  • Vitamin K and vitamin C rich
  • Supports immune system
  • supports cardiovascular health
  • It is a diuretic that can help you maintain a healthy weight

Chives

  • Has anti microbial properties
  • Eases digestive stress
  • Helps to lower cholesterol
  • Supports heart health
  • supports your immune system with high levels of vitamin C.

The website she shares on her handouts is

https://plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu/healthy-living/

She even shares how to use the herbs in different applications as well as how to grow them at your own home!! You can find a good majority of this information on this site she shared with the group she was speaking to.vegetablegarden

It should be mentioned that growing your own herbs and vegetables is a great discipline to have as well as knowing you are enjoying truly organic foods and getting the best nutrients they have to offer.

I hope this information is useful to you. Please share as all this information is valuable to all of us.

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