Cinnamon: Cinnamon helps lower blood sugar, as much as 10-25% in diabetics. It can also lower cholesterol levels and help fight inflammation.


Peppermint: Peppermint has been shown to be a pain killer and can help with irritable bowel syndrome and nausea. It can relax the muscles in the colon which can reduce pain during bowel movements.


Holy Basil: Holy Basil is not the same as regular Basil or Thai Basil. It’s has the name holy because it’s considered a sacred plant in India. It also helps with anxiety and can lower blood sugar. Holy Basil also inhibits the growth of bacterias, yeasts, and molds. 

Holy Basil.


Fenugreek: Fenugreek is a herb that helps your body in many ways, like improving your blood sugar. It contains a plant protein which can help diabetics. Fenugreek is overall a great herb and is very helpful to your body. 


Garlic: Garlic is used as a medicine and also is used for various cooking purposes. Garlic can be used to combat the common cold and reduce your blood pressure. Garlic can be very delicious in many dishes too. 

Chives: Chives contain many different minerals that help your body, and can relieve you from sunburns, headaches, and migraines. They have culinary uses too. They grow on flowering plants. 




Ginger can be used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help get rid of the flu and the common cold. There’s an oil inside that can also be used to help your body, which is called gingerol. 



Lavender contains lots of iron, gives you many vitamins, mainly vitamin A, and provides lots of calcium. There is an oil called Lavender oil, and other benefits are to relieve stress, promote restful sleep, lower skin irritation, and prevent stomach bloating. 


Cayenne powder and peppers.

Cayenne pepper is a pepper that has many health benefits, such as: it helps weight loss, prevents blood clots so you can sprinkle some of the flakes onto a cut and it will stop the bleeding, it helps digestion, boosts your metabolism, reduces hunger, and lowers blood pressure. 



Sage is highly nutritious and it has lots of healthy vitamins and minerals. It is also loaded with Antioxidants and helps your Oral health. It is known to ease menopause symptoms. Other benefits are: improves brain functions, lowers inflammation, boosts your immune system, strengthens bones, and prevents diabetes. 



Turmeric can reduce blood cholesterol, relieves chronic kidney disease, but it can also be fatal if taken during pregnancy. 

3 thoughts on “Herbs

  1. Houston, Gabriel and Zeke,
    So sage improves brain function. I better increase that in my diet. 😁
    Turmeric is great. I not only cook with it I take a daily supplement.
    Ever wonder who the first person was to eat ginger. I mean, it sure is ugly. I guess that goes for a lot of things we eat.
    Love you guys. Keep the wonderful posts coming. They make my day!!
    Love ❤️ you ,

  2. Great information! I did not realize how many herbs were so goo for blood sugar! I will have to incorporate more of them in my diet!



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