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Black Seed - Key to Asthma Control?

Black Seed - Key to Asthma Control?

I have suffered from asthma in the past, and it is no surprise since asthma runs in my family. I developed asthma as an adult and was diagnosed during my first year at Graduate School about 18 years ago.

I know I am not alone, for the Global Asthma Report from 2018 stated that 339 million people are affected by asthma globally.

Asthma is caused by inflammation in our airways and respiratory system that causes one or a combination of symptoms including wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, and coughing, all of which work together to limit airflow into our body (Global Asthma Network, 2018).

I am blessed that I no longer suffer from asthma.  I healed it through natural means, including the use of aromatherapy, other natural remedies, and lifestyle changes.

However, I didn’t realize that black seed is something I could have used as well.  Evidence shows that black seed or Nigella sativa provides great benefits for asthma sufferers.

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Evidence Ashwagandha Supports Stress-Relief

Evidence Ashwagandha Supports Stress-Relief

Ashwagandha or Withania somnifera is an adaptogenic herb, which means it helps the body get back to balance when it is suffering from stress. Studies have shown evidence of this. Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, and has also been used to treat inflammation, insomnia, and debility. It can be consumed in the form of capsule, powder, tea, tincture, or decoction. It is generally considered safe, but there should be some caution with the herb.

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Describing Ayurveda

Describing Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a medical system that originated in India thousands of years ago. In Sanskrit, ayu means life and veda means science or knowledge. Ayurveda is holistic, and tailors its diagnostic and treatment approach to the patient’s unique circumstances. It is used in India, and in other countries including Germany, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States.

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