Turmeric is a vibrant orange rhizome (root) and a cousin of ginger.
Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with powerful medicinal properties which have been used for thousand of years and have been part of the ancient natural healing practice of Ayurveda.
The flavor of turmeric combines exotic ginger, earthy carrots and spiced pepper into a rich, bright, warming flavor sensation! Turmeric has been one of the most studied herbs in history and it is one of the best
botanicals to consume for your health.
Recently, science has started to back up what the Indians have known for a long time… it really does contain compounds with medicinal properties.
These compounds are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin.
Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
Wheatgrass contains chlorophyll, a detoxifier and cleanser, and is one of the main components of wheatgrass. Yet the most important job of this superfood may be that it can restore the slightly alkaline pH levels your body needs to function optimally.
The antioxidants and vitamins in wheatgrass can help energize you and build healing red blood cells. The amino acids and fat-splitting enzymes aid in dropping extra pounds and building muscle.
A single ounce of Wheatgrass Juice contains a high volume of Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin E, Iron, Calcium, Protein, Beta-carotene, Potassium, Phosphorus, Protein, and Magnesium.
Many health experts recommend Wheatgrass Juice as a holistic way to boost vitamin intake and as a natural cure for detoxification, prevention of diabetes, immune and digestive problems.
Ginger is another amazing rhizome (root) botanical and a cousin of turmeric.
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China.
It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal.
The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It is often called ginger root, or simply ginger.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few.
The unique fragrance and flavor of ginger come from its natural oils, the most important of which is gingerol.
Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Ginger appears to be highly effective against nausea. For example, it has a long history of use as a sea sickness remedy, and there is some evidence that it may be as effective as prescription medication.
Ginger may also relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery, and in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
But it may be the most effective when it comes to pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness.