By Fattima Mahdi
Do not underestimate this household herb. Garlic is considered a powerful natural antibiotic. It is able to kill over 60 types of fungus and 20 types of bacteria, including some of the most powerful viruses. The active components in garlic that kill parasites are allicin and ajoene. They will rid you of unwanted organisms such as hookworms and pinworms. For best results, be sure to crush or juice garlic prior to ingesting.
Turmeric is a common cooking spice with powerful health benefits. It is an anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and overall body purifier. You can consume this herb regularly to maintain good health, as well as use it medicinally. For effective absorption, combine turmeric with pepper and coconut oil.
Ginger is also a member of the tumeric family. This household herb is great for adding spice and flavour to your food but it also has a myriad of health benefits. For example, it helps with digestion and gives your circulation a boost. Its role in improving acid production of your stomach contributes to killing parasites and also prevents infections.
Cayenne is used in cooking spicy dishes but is also a powerful anti-fungal. Cayenne increases circulation and can also destroy fungus, mold and parasites. Cayenne also has the ability to increase the effectiveness of other herbs (when used in combination).