Health Benefits of Goji Berries

Goji Berry - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Goji Berry’s Health Benefits include;
1. Improves Overall Health and 2. Dense Nutritional Profile and 3. Immune Booster
Goji berries are one of, if not the best dried fruits you can eat. They are full of nutrients and anti-oxidants and great for overall health and immune boosting.

4. Treats Loss of Muscle Mass
Goji Berries have been used for thousands of years for strength building. The Iron in the berries, assist with transporting healthy oxygen rich blood around the body and muscles, Goji Berries also contain Calcium which helps to regulate healthy nerve and cardiovascular function assisting with healthy muscles. In a 30gram serving of Goji Berries, there is 4g of protein, which assists with building of healthy muscles.
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Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Ginger’s Health Benefits include;
1. Aids Digestion & Reduces Nausea and Morning Sickness
The number one symptom relief that you may associate Ginger with, is aiding digestion and reducing nausea. It has a long history of being a motion-sickness remedy and has also been shown to be as effective as prescription medication.

2. Flu/Cold, Headache & Sore Throats Remedy
Ginger and Lemon tea is one of the best soothing remedies for Flues, colds, head-aches and sore throats – Adding a teaspoon of honey to sweet, if you like.
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Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Garlic’s Health Benefits include;
1. Anti-Microbial and 2. Anti-Viral and 3. Anti-Fungal and 4. Assists Wound Healing/Protection
Garlic is part of the Onion family, along with Shallots and leeks. This whole family have beneficial for overall immunity and health boosting. It is a anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and assists with the healing of wounds as well as protecting the skin from damage.

5. Regulates Blood-Pressure
The active compounds in Garlic can reduce blood-pressure. Studies have shown that
“aged garlic extract at doses of 600-1,500 mg was just as effective as the drug Atenolol at reducing blood pressure over a 24 week period”. In some cases garlic in high doses can replace medication, but always check with your health-care practitioner before stopping any medication.
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Health Benefits of Fenugreek

Fenugreek - EatHealthyiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Fenugreek’s Health Benefits include;
1. Aids Digestion
As Fenugreek improves metabolism, it is great for digestion.

2. Treats High Cholesterol
Fenugreek helps to reduce high (bad) cholesterol which reduces the risk of many heart related diseases, including heart-attack and stroke. It does this by using its high fibre content to scrap excess cholesterol off the arterial walls helping to allow blood to flow better.
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Health Benefits of Fennel Seed

Fenne lSeed - EatHealthyiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Fennel Seed’s Health Benefits include;
1. Relieves Chest Congestion
Fennel is known to relieve congestion of the chest, including alleviating bronchitis. Fennel assists in breaking down the mucus/phlegm in the respiratory system.

2. Antispasmodic
Fennel has antispasmodic properties, which make is great at alleviating Colic, helping to relax the muscles and improve comfort.

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Health Benefits of Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus - EatHealthyiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Eucalyptus’s Health Benefits include;
Eucalyptus is very commonly known to help with respiratory issues, such as Asthma, coughs and colds. It is also a great antiseptic, disinfectant. It is a very multifaceted! Below is a full list.
1. Alleviates Chest Infection

2. Fights Mouth & Throat Infections

3. Relieves Respiratory problems

4. Treats Asthma

5. Anti-Bacterial

6. Removes Odours

7. Cleanses Air & Removes Mold

8. Treats Wounds

9. Anti-Microbial

10. Nourishes Hair

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Health Benefits of Elecampane

Elecampane - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Elecampane’s Health Benefits include;
1. Treats Bronchial Congestion & Coughs and 2. Treats Asthma
The oil of Elecampane has been used to ease bronchial congestion, coughs and also treatment of asthma. This is due to it anti-inflammatory properties.
3. Assists Digestion and 4. Eliminates Intestinal Parasites
Elecampane oil has been used for hundreds of years to settle stomachs and aid digestion. It can also improve nutrient intake and eliminate parasites, such as intestinal worms.
5. Uplifts your mood
The mild sedative effects of Elecampane, assist insomnia sufferers. It can also help to relax you, removing the tension and stress that can come from negative moods or feelings. It has been shown to assist with depression.
6. Aids Cardiovascular Treatment
As Elecampane improves respiratory function, it can assist with the cardiovascular system, by easing the stress on the heart from short/shallow breathing. It can also provide better pain treatment than than nitroglycerin.
7. Antiseptic and 8. Anti-Bacterial and 9. Anti-Fungal and 10. Treats Yeast Infections
Elecampane is an immune booster as it kills bad bacteria, and it’s anti-fungal. As yeast infections are a fungal problem, Elecampane can assist with removing this type of infection. Applied topically it can be used as an antiseptic for wounds and cuts. When the oil is diffused into a room, it can clean the room and you of bacteria.

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Health Benefits of Elderflower

Elderflower - EatHealthyLiveFit,comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Elderflower is one of the oldest cultivated Herbs and has been used for over 4000 years for respiratory issues.
Elderflower’s Health Benefits include;
1. Contains Essential Fatty Acids, Vit A, B1, B2, B3 and C, and Calcium
As mentioned above, Elderflower contains many essential vitamins and minerals.
2. Contains Anti-Oxidant Compounds and 3. Anti-Cancer
Elderflower is rich in bioflavonoids, which are anti-oxidants, and anti-cancer compounds.
4. Anti-inflammatory and 5. Anti-viral and 6. Treats Allergies such as Hayfever
Elderflower has been used for generations in many cultures for anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It is most commonly used for cold, flues and allergies.
7. Diuretic & Laxative
Elderflower can also be used to increase urine production (Diuretic), to increase sweating (Diaphoretic), and improves the functions of bowels and waste removal (Laxative).
8. Pain Killer and 9. Insect Repelling
Topically, Elderflower can be used to rid pain and swelling in joints, and is also used to stop bleeding. It can also be used as an insect repellent topically.
10. Improves Liver Function
Elderflower assists with detoxification through the body, through sweating out liquids and eliminating metabolic wastes.
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Health Benefits of Echinacea

Echinacea - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Echinacea‘s Health Benefits include;
Echinacea is very well known as a cold and flu symptom preventing herb. This is because it is a immune boosting herb. It fights all infections, is a natural anti-biotic, reduces fevers. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory which assists with skin and joint issues, called by inflammations.
1. Shortens Lifespan of Colds
2. Enhances Immune System
3. Reduces Swollen Glands
4. Help White Blood Cells Fight Diseases
5. Relieves Urinary Tract Infections
6. Cooling – Lowering of body temperature from fevers
7. Natural Anti-Biotic
8. Disease Preventative
9. Relieves Acne, Eczema, and Inflammations
10. Assists Joint and Muscle Disorders

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Health Benefits of Dill

Dill - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Dill‘s Health Benefits include;
1. Fights Bad Breath
Dill is a great Breath-freshener! The essential oil in Dill is a natural germicide and dis-infective. Infections and microbes in the mouth, can be rid from using Dill oil.

2. Treats Coughs Colds & Sore Throats
Dill is a anti-congestive, and an antihistamine. It can help with allergies and congestion that causes coughs and sore throats.

3. Aids Stomach Cramps and Digestion and 4. Reduces Flatulence and Easing Colic
Dill is a carminative, meaning it helps pass gas/flatulence through the body. It can calm the whole digestive system and assist with stomach cramps.

5. Alleviates Menstrual Pain
Dill can help regulate menstruation and alleviate the pain associated with periods.

6. Stimulates Appetite
The oil in Dill, stimulates bile and digestive juices. This is stimulates the appetite. The oil also relieves constipation.

7. Anti-Microbial
Dill rids microbial infections throughout the body, and on the skin in wounds.

8. Relieves Anxiety & Stress
The calming effect of dill is not just good for digestion, but good for calming nerves, during anxiety and stress.

9. Encourages Good Sleep
The essential oils in Dill can also act as a sedative and hypnotic. Therefore it is great to encourage a good sleep.

10. Reduces Fever

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