Caraway are a powerful digestive aid that helps eliminate gas by preventing the formation or aiding in the expulsion of gas. It contains oil with strong anti-fungal anti-yeast properties while also stomachic protecting the stomach from infections, healing ulcers facilitating digestion. A tea from the seed is used for loss of appetite digestive disorders by stimulating the secretion of digestive juices. Caraway used in combination with peppermint oil relieves the symptoms of IBS. #dherbs
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Should You Really Bother With Probiotics?
Probiotics are the healthy (or friendly) flora that populate our digestive tract and help to support life (pro meaning for and biotics meaning life) of microorganisms. The healthy flora in our digestive tract help us to digest food, absorb minerals, eliminate toxins, and ward off viral and bacterial issues. Probiotics tell the immune system that all is well in the body.
Just Beet It Conquer colds, viruses, or any immune-busting illness by piling your plate with this red-colored root veggie. “Beets help improve liver function and detoxification as well as strengthen the immune system,” says Morrison. “And in traditional Chinese medicine, during the winter, your liver is thought to warm your body — and beets contain nutrients that help in liver function.”