Fun Facts about Black Pepper!
Sometimes referred to as “black gold” in Greece, black pepper was used as a form of currency by more than one ancient civilization!
Stop wondering about how this priceless ingredient found its way to a corner of your kitchen shelf, and use it abundantly for its amazing properties.
Pepper has always been used therapeutically in dentistry as an antiseptic remedy for tooth-decay and gum-swellings.
Salt mixed with pepper is an age-old remedy for a toothache.
- Mix 1/4 tsp of pepper and 1/4 tsp of salt with a few drops of water into a paste.
- Apply directly on the affected tooth
- Let it sit for several minutes.
In ancient times, turmeric was used by people for the treatment of specific diseases. It is scientifically proven that turmeric, when taken orally, acts as the best remedy for body treatment! It can go as far as curing insomnia, arthritis and easing hypertension.
Isn’t it amazing how one ingredient can do it all?
Indulge in self-care by adding turmeric to your diet. .
Drop in a comment if you find this useful and let us know how often you use turmeric
Wedding season is in full power and one needs to do the most to look their best!
After all, it’s not just the bride and groom that gets their pictures taken!
Ever thought about setting aside 10 minutes to bring in that party glow with some turmeric paste?
Turmeric has a property often referred to as the ‘Thinning effect’ that drastically improves blood circulation.
Proper blood circulation helps vastly cure headaches and migraines!
All you need to do is make yourself a warm cup of turmeric milk and give yourself a tiny break to heal 🙂
Did you know the spice increases cellular oxygenation, puts your digestive glands to work and stimulates the endocrine system?
Use Ziva Foods robust ground black pepper to season any dish!
Did you know that crushed pepper is one of the best exfoliators nature has provided us?
It also enables blood circulation and provides the skin with more oxygen.
P.S : Don’t use it directly as an exfoliator – add a bit of honey, curd, or fresh cream to it.
A cure hiding in your kitchen that you knew nothing about?? According to a small study, curcumin is an effective antidepressant and can boost levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) to relieve depression symptoms.
We do not suggest ignoring therapy, but a mere addition to your healing routine.
Depression can definitely be overbearing to deal with, it’s amazing how a small addition to your lifestyle can slowly guide you towards a healthymind!
Curcumin is known to help with heart diseases by improving the function of the endothelium, which is the lining of your blood vessels.
Additionally, curcumin also reduces inflammation and oxidation which are known to play a role in heart diseases as well.
Does your immune system need a boost?
Merely 2 tsp of this super spice consumed daily will not only boost your immune system but also treat inflammation, something that is the root cause of many ailments.
Refer to our earlier posts for some exciting recipes!