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:
The cardiovascular system includes the heart and the blood vessels. Herbs that are beneficial for the cardiovascular system include:
There are also vitamins and supplements that are good for the heart, some include; coq10, fish oil, lecithin, turmeric, and vitamin E.
Latin name: Zingiber officinale
- aids digestion
- aromatic carminative
- raises body temperature
Ginger is a thermogenic, it increases heat in the body.