Ah, the tastes and scents of autumn: Coffee with cream. Creamy Pumpkin Pie Tea. Freshly baked Coconut Banana Bread. Savory Chicken Soup. And turmeric root.
Yes, turmeric root, my friends. I never venture far into the “cold and flu season” without it, and neither should you!
Once upon an October, I discovered this fiery-orange relative of ginger, quite by accident. Four years ago, I was pregnant and experiencing a string of nearly non-stop sinus infections. I was determined to stay out of the doctor’s office and avoid prescription meds, but was completely at a loss to know what to do to relieve the misery of a sore throat, aching ears, and painfully congested sinuses.
One afternoon while my children were napping, I retreated to my bedroom with a magazine, hoping to stumble upon some tidbit of information to improve my health. An article entitled “10 Spices That Heal” grabbed my attention. I remember very little about the article, except that it introduced me to the amazing health benefits of turmeric root, especially as an anti-inflammatory.
It was late in the day, but my sweet husband made a trip into town and bought a bottle of Turmeric Root from the Wal-Mart pharmacy. (I now prefer to order Turmeric Root right here at Bulk Herb Store.)
I took four capsules of turmeric root, three times a day; within three days, the swollen glands, sore throat, and aching ears were gone. Turmeric root became my new best friend!
I now keep this herb on hand at all times and rely on it heavily throughout the cold and flu season, and here are just a few reasons why-
Join me over at Bulk Herb Store Blog where I’m sharing today!
Kristy Howard is a pastor’s wife, second-generation homeschooling mom of five, and a passionate believer in friendship, coffee, and quiet time! Kristy writes about motherhood, ministry and life at KristysCottage.com.