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In fact, fennel seed is used as a great breath freshener and has a bit of a licorice taste! Ginger root should be avoided by people who have glaucoma and perhaps other eye ailments.

You really need to warn people about any potential negative effects of any of your products. This is a responsibility you must not avoid!!! I have glaucoma and never heard about ginger root being bad for your eyes. What is the source of your information?

Yvette a troyan, did you ever get a response to your question about ginger root and glaucoma? How about the coriander, fennel and cumin? Exceptional spices for glaucoma: Ginger can be used to aid in lowering intraocular pressure by dissolving buildup of solutes, pus, etc, and can help to refine eye tissue. Only dry ginger should be used in this case, but not in excess, and not with improper combinations see below. The primary risk with spices for glaucoma is when they are used concurrently with improper foods for the condition.

Large amounts of meat and grease, salt, dairy, and especially ferments like sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir, etc — all of these are usually contraindicated when trying to heal glaucoma. Oh, and I forgot to mention that there are many herbs used as spices that can help too. Oops… one last thing: There appear to be numerical footnotes in the article, specifically Do these refer to a specific report? I did not see anything comparable on the Fox News page.

Hi Fayette, Yes, the footnotes refer to specific articles and reports. The Fox News one links directly to the article that is being referenced. Only 2 and 7 are not hyperlinks, the rest should take you right to the source. Are the links not working for you? What I typically recommend is one cap of my gentle digest formula 15min before meals for best results.

I use these herbs in powder form after dinner with little Mishri… sugar candy… This is quite effective for digestion for gas etc. I have always used coriander cumin fennel seeds toasted for chewing. Do you have another recipe that would incorporate cardamom and ginger?

These herbs are best paired with our vata balancing diet https: Hi Myrtle, Beginning to cook with these five spices is a good initial step for everyone. You can find more info here https: You may be interested in our free weight balancing ebook. You can find it here https: Hi, I know you want to sell your capsules, but would you be willing to tell us the proportions of these herbs to each other so that we could put them on our food?

I am having issues with all spices and ginger, fennel, onion, sweet potato, shellfish and garlic. They either give my stomach issues, cause insomina, or make my heart palpitate harder. All of this started this year. I had my stomach baterica tested, i didnt have basically any good bacteria or bad. Is there a reaction you think between thr lack of any bacteria and these items?

I am into cooking so always have those 5 spices in my kitchen. Hi Jen, Gentle Digest can be a wonderful supporter for assisting the bodies natural ability to create digestive enzymes. Hi Lucy, thanks for the question. In general, they are fine for most people. Many doing the CO Cleanse do not have a gallbladder and tolerate the herbs well.

Make sure to eat as many foods from this list as possible: Hi John , if I take also tea of licorice and marshmallow roots.. Can they both your gentle digestion formula and the tea be taken before meal? Many thanks for your advise. John, Are the seeds best cooked in the food or taken raw? In your formula are they raw? Many thanks for all the valuable information you put out!

Hi Filipa, Thanks for your question. In our formula they are dried, powdered, and encapsulated. So yes, they are raw. Slow simmering like in many traditional Indian dishes also delivers the benefits to your food and your body.

You are on the right track, and why not let your food benefit your health?! Do we need to use the seed? Of the 5 the only one that is a seed is fennel. Any formula for putting them together? Thanks for your question. Yes, we do have a formula called Gentle Digest that puts these digestive herbs together conveniently for you. The seeds of fennel, cumin, coriander, and cardamom complement the ginger root to help with optimal digestion. I am not sure where you got the idea that only fennel is a seed.

I generally follow an Ayurvedic diet and cook with these spices all the time. My 7 year-old son is having digestive troubles, belly aches after eating and almost all of the time he reports having a sore belly.

He does not have much of an appetite and it is obvious to me that his agni is low. I can tell him to drink more during his school day, yet he is a vata-type child and he forgets. Giving him herbal combinations, like triphala and trikatu, is the equivalent of subtle torture to him. I mix the powders with honey and have a glass of juice ready to wash it down. He eats kichadi about twice a week.

Do you have any other recommendations for helping him to increase his fire and improve his digestion? That same nervous system needs potassium to assure steady signals to the heart. So your heart health is improved from the lemon water's potassium. Magnesium is important for heart health and calcium prevents rickets. Even if you drink it just before any meal , it will help your body maintain a higher pH than if you didn't drink it.

The higher or more alkaline your pH, the more your inner terrain is resistant to minor and major disease. Learn more about this here: All the information and opinions provided on the EverydayJuicer.

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