Do you go running to a doctor every time you get a little gas and indigestion, or when you feel a cold coming on? Likely not. But do you know the remedies that are available to you right in your very own kitchen?
Here are some traditional remedies using Ayurvedic spices that can help you with common ailments that tend to pop up. These four delicious spices can become stalwarts of your kitchen as they will also liven up your everyday cooking.
This warm, aromatic spice can be used fresh or as a dry powder. The dry powder, while more convenient to store, will pack extra heat compared to fresh, so choose based on your own tolerance. Ginger is great when you have gas or indigestion; it helps clear phlegm and soothe the respiratory system when you're facing a cold, cough, or sore throat; it's a terrific aid for nausea; and it makes a great paste to soothe sore muscles.
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