The thyroid controls metabolism. Herbs tend to have more of an impact on the thyroid than food. Herbs that are beneficial to the thyroid include:
Bladderwrack, iodine, and selenium are also very helpful for the thyroid.
Most of our nutrients are absorbed in the small intestines, so it’s important to have healthy intestines. Herbs that are beneficial for the small intestines include:
The stomach is where protein begins to digest. The stomach contains hydrochloric acid or HCL that breaks down food. Herbs that are beneficial for the stomach include:
Latin name: Eletarria cardamomum
- helps digest of nutrients
- aromatic carminative
Cardamom is commonly used in chai tea.