Tag Archives: turmeric

Detoxing from Heavy Metals and Other Toxins

By Cat, Feb 2019 Detox (detoxification) is “the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including the human body, which is mainly carried out by the liver.” (11) The main detox agent in our bodies is glutathione, … Continue reading

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Ginger Expectorant, Cough Syrup, Decongestant Recipes

By Cat, June 3, 2018 (Image, right, from Lisa’s Project Blog (2)) Expectorants and decongestants help us get rid of respiratory debris from the action of our immune system against seasonal allergies, colds and flu viruses, etc.; they aid in clearance … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Healing power of horseradish, and two tonics

By Cat, April 11, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) One of my fondest memories of my Dad is how excited he got when one of the local farmers brought him a bunch of horseradish (after he retired and gardened … Continue reading

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Benefits of Specific Ingredients in Raw Juices

By Cat, March 2017 followed by frequent updates (photo, right, from Wikipedia, but I lost the link) Many different fruits and veggies provide incredible benefits for raw juices; and not just fruits & veggies, but also herbs, spices and mushrooms … Continue reading

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Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

By Cat, Sept 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve been taking turmeric in supplemental form (capsule), but I like the idea of consuming it as a food rather than a supplement after reading about it on Wellness Mamma (1) and … Continue reading

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Chicken, Roasted with Persian Sweet & Sour Stuffing

By Cat, February 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry Menu; 2. Middle Eastern Menu; 3. Herbs & Spices Menu; 4. Ancient Medicine through Food When I was in grad school in the mid 1970s, many of my fellow … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Soup (Cooked)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Here are two recipes for curried carrot soup, one is raw (but can be warmed if desired), suitable for breaking a fast; the other is cooked. Both are creamy and rich with spices … Continue reading

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Asian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

By Cat, Oct 2015 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Asian Foods Menu; 3. Brining Chicken This recipe is touted as a Paleo recipe – not that cave man actually made this dish, but … Continue reading

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Ginger-Turmeric Latte

By Cat, Sept 21, 2015; updated Oct 15, 2016 (Photo, right, from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (3)) This recipe (originally from Mercola) reminds me of Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea), but I’m posting it separately, as the Golden Milk post is … Continue reading

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