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    Herbs Easy Food

    Herbs are more than just flavour and garnish, they each have their own benefits that they bring to the table. Obviously this is a guide rather than medical or nutritional gospel, but it’s still a good place to start! 

    Sage

    1. Improves memory function
    2. May inhibit the development of Alzheimer’s disease
    3. Beneficial for sore throats, coughs and colds.
    4. Can help reduce menopausal hot flashes and night sweats

    Parsley

    1. Fights oxidation and reduces the effects of aging
    2. Helps prevent age-related macular degeneration
    3. Relieves water retention and eases bloating
    4. Kills bacteria in the mouth and reduces bad breath

    Peppermint

    1. Reduces pain caused by IBS
    2. Reduces bloating
    3. Helps fight nausea
    4. Helps to clear sinus and nasal congestion

    Basil

    1. Stimulates appetite
    2. Promotes healthy blood pressure and heart health
    3. Protects white blood cells
    4. Fights oxidation and reduces the effects of ageing

     

    Bunches of herbs Easy Food

     

    Rosemary

    1. Reduces the affects of seasonal allergies and hay fever
    2. Helps to clear sinus and nasal congestion
    3. Rich in antioxidants
    4. Eases headaches

    Thyme

    1. Antiseptic and anti-fungal properties
    2. High in antixoxidant
    3. Relieves symptoms of coughs and colds
    4. Increases digestive power

    Oregano

    1. Rich source of dietary fibre
    2. Antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
    3. Eases the symptoms of coughs and colds
    4. May slow down the growth of cancerous cells

    Dill

    1. Eases stomach upset, nausea and indigestion
    2. Antiseptic and anaesthetic properties
    3. Reduces insomnia and aids better sleep
    4. Helps to encourage lactation

    Tarragon

    1. Relieves toothache
    2. Lowers blood sugar levels
    3. Reduces insomnia and aids better sleep
    4. Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle

    Coriander

    1. Keeps bones healthy and strong
    2. May inhibit the development of Alzheimer’s disease
    3. Reduces the affects of seasonal allergies and hay fever
    4. Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle