Garlic, a personal favorite, is not just delicious to cook with. It is a powerful immune booster, best when eaten raw. It can be used as a topical disinfectant. It can be rubbed on the teeth to kill germs and clean sores. Garlic also smells amazing!
Basil is another great item to have around. Steep basil in hot water and rub it onto mosquito bites to reduce swelling and stop itching. Basil is wonderful to include in just about every savory type of food. It will help to reduce bloating from foods that don’t agree with us. It’s also good for immunity.
Oregano has powerful antimicrobial properties and provides welcome assistance to your gastrointestinal immune defenses.
Pepper is an underrated champion of good nutrition. Combine it with any other powerful nutrient-packed food and it will help your body to more easily absorb important vitamins and minerals.
And these are just a microscopic sample of the many wonderful things you should have in your kitchen. Best of all, there are no unpleasant side effects- unless you have a problem with the smell of garlic.
Quite a few of nature’s plants are so amazingly useful to have around, you can hardly imagine it- such as the old home favorite, aloe vera.
Here’s Natural Ways with six great reasons everyone should have fresh aloe vera on hand at all times.