Good old thyme.Grandma never ,never cook unless a piece of thyme was In her pot be it rice, soup, or stew alway a piece went into the pot,Thyme has long be respected as one of the beloved herbs of many herbalists.Thyme is found to have a strengthening effect on the thymus gland and it helps in the enhancing the immune function.Thyme is a powerful disinfectant,it can be use externally as a body wash and use it internally to help fight off infection .Grandma would often use it as a mouth rinse to treat our sore throat and any oral infection .At the first sign of a cold grandma make us a nice
From our Blog: Advice From Grandma
Epsom salt long known as a natural remedy for a number of ailment , Epsom salt has numerous health benefits as well as many beauty , and household and gardening uses.
Epsom salt are made up of the compound magnesium sulfate,and got its name because of the discoveries of magnesium sulfate in Epsom England .taking a bath in Epsom salt offer many health benefits, it helps to relieve stress , soothe your muscles,soften your skin and reduce the look of wrinkles. Recent studies have indicated that Epsom salt baths may be soothing for children with autism.
Remember Grandma grating fresh ginger and boiling it and giving it to us for ,upset and tummy. Did she known it was good for that and so much more.
Ginger is family to the cardamom turmeric family.Ginger is a herb that is known throughout the world used as spice and also for its therapeutic qualities.
Ginger is used for the loss of appetite,nausea from surgery and from cancer treatment.
Colic, morning sickness ,motion sickness ,and also upset stomach.best consumed as a tea can be serve with peppermint lemon juice or honey.
Let's talk tamarind.Tamarind not known to many , is popularly used in Indian cuisine. The roasted tamarind seeds are also a very popular snack. These little shiny black seeds contain phosphorus,magnesium ,vitamin c,potassium calcium and amino acids.this wonderful gift of nature is excellent for many health benefits.
Okra a vegetable not known to most was a stable of Grandma and something we use almost everyday whether it was eaten raw or in one of grandma many dishes.
Okra had its beginning in Egypt it was said that Cleopatra love okras,and it was the secret of good health and beauty .Okra contains vitamins A and C and is a good source of iron and calcium it also contains starch fat, ash thiamine, and ,riboflavin . No wonder Cleopatra maintained beautiful .