Medicinal Uses of Common Spices
* Kidney problems.
* Dissolves uric acid deposits.
* Promotes urination
* Boil in water and drink.
* Colds, flu
* Add fresh herb or seeds to boiled water to make tea for migraines and bed time restlessness.
* Douche for yeast infections.
* Gargle and mouthwash to eliminate candida.
* Pregnant women should avoid medicinal use of basil.
* Take at first sign of any disease
* Pain relief from toothache
* Brings down a fever.
* Seed and stalk reduces hypertension.
* Celery seed tea for the kidneys as a cleanser.
* Fever and restlessness in children
* Sore gums
* Topical pain relief of arthritis
* Antiseptic mouthwash
* Alcohol craving suppressor
* Chew for toothache, nausea or vomiting.
* Use oil for pain relief for sore gums and toothache.
* Add clove oil to neutral oils for topical pain relief of arthritis.
* Small amounts of clove in a tea for nausea.
* 3 cloves in two cups of boiled water, steeped for 20 minutes, as an antiseptic and mouthwash.
* Former alcoholics can suck on one or two cloves when the craving strikes to curb the desire.
* Alleviate headaches
* Clean bowels
* Break mucus congestion
* Caffeine in coffee is used to alleviate headaches (particularly those caused by caffeine withdrawal)
* Coffee enemas with olive oil are used to cleanse the bowels and are one of the safest and most thoroughly cleansing enemas available.
* Hot black coffee sipped through a straw helps break up mucus congestion in the lungs.
* Caution and common sense must be used to avoid dependency.
* Chronic and acute bacterial colds and flus
* Bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough
* High and low blood pressure
* Removing parasites and infections
* Sexually transmitted diseases
* Destroys intestinal parasites
* Reduces cholesterol
* Repels insects
* Reduces sting effects of insects and red ants.