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Three Kinds of Natural Botanicals That Can Improve Your Health

For millennia, people have turned to the earth to help treat their health issues. This has happened less often with the eruption of progress in modern medicine. But while modern medicine is made to treat, natural botanicals may help prevent.

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More research needs to be done to say for sure, but the supplements below are likely safe to add to your diet, with professional approval.

Tumeric

Have you ever had eastern Asian food with a gorgeous yellow golden hue? That most likely came from Tumeric, either on its own or in a curry powder mix. This spice is not only a delicious addition to your favorite Indian food dishes but it’s believed to have health benefits as well.

This root, which comes from the Curcuma longa plant, is related to ginger, which is a highly medicinal plant as well.

Like ginger, turmeric is thought to help reduce inflammation in the body, giving relief to those who suffer from inflammatory conditions ranging from colitis to arthritis. Some studies even show that the golden root can reduce heart attacks after bypass surgery.

It can be taken in tea or supplement form, but be sure to have some sort of fat with it, to help it absorb. High-quality Tumeric supplements should be coupled with black pepper which is found to further help the absorption of this natural botanical helper.

Kratom

Every so often we learn about a plant that seems to be a miracle. Recently, it’s been the CBD part of the marijuana plant, but that can be tricky given the legality of weed in different states.

Kratom is a legal plant that has similar properties to CBD. It’s thought to reduce pain, anxiety, and general discomfort. Some people think that it can help with depression and it has shown some evidence in helping people recover from opioid addiction, according to researchers at the University of Florida.

Kratom is newer to the scene than Tumeric, so more studies need to be done before it will become widely used.

You can smoke it, take it in tea form, or as a powder. To try it, buy kratom wholesale bulk. Be sure to talk to your doctor before adding it to your routine.

Echinacea

In these times, we could all use a more robust immune system. And that’s one of the things Echinacea is thought to do in the body. You’ll find it as an ingredient in almost all immune booster teas and tinctures.

And it’s not new to the scene. We have evidence showing that it’s been in use since the 1700s, if not longer.

It’s best to take in a capsule or in a tea mix, that has other flavors, as the herb itself is quite bitter. Don’t overdo it too much, or you may find it upsetting your stomach.

Making this part of your daily routine during the virus-ridden winter months will give you a better chance at staying healthy.

Natural Botanicals to Add to Your Diet

While modern medicine has given us lifesaving treatments and advancements, plant medicine exists as a preventative resource, hopefully reducing your need to use modern medicine later on. These natural botanicals aren’t proven to cure anything, but they are thought to help improve your quality of life.

Always talk to your doctor before adding any supplement or plant to your diet.

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