Kitchen – cure for all

Do you know that each and every ingredients whether spices, vegetables, fruits etc available in a kitchen got there own medicinal uses? Do you know different food items can cure different illnesses? Let’s find out together.

YES it’s true that every ingredient in kitchen is a remedy for one or other health issues. Whether we talk about hot turmeric milk to boost our immunity or we talk about applying turmeric on skin for beauty benefits. Every ingredient is having it’s own value. If we talk about fruits almost everyone of us know about various benefits from helping in heart issue(apple and papaya) to cancer(dragon fruit) , from curing diabetes (java plum and it’s leaves) to increasing haemoglobin (pomegranate and beetroot) or platelets (Kiwifruit). From treating insomnia (2 bananas at night) to anti ageing, eye health and aiding digestion (papaya) there are several more. And who doesn’t know greatness of vegetables specially those of green vegetables.

Other than fruits and vegetables spices and herbs have great health benefits like Cinnamon to Lower Blood Sugar. Turmeric to Fight Inflammation. Ginger to Relieve Nausea. Garlic to Boost Heart Health. Cayenne to Ease Pain and many more.

Beauty benefits are also very prominent of these ingredients. Rice water for a glowing skin, rose water as a toner, aloe vera gel for treating pimples and softening hairs. Egg for hairs and also providing protein. Honey and rose water for a flawless skin. There are a huge number of home remedies available on Internet. So next time you know what to do for a better skin other than cosmetic applications.

Small beauty tip – Take 1 spoon coffee powder, 2 spoon gram flour, 2 spoon curd and 3-4 drops of lemon juice (fresh) mix these without lumps and apply for 20 min. See the magic. And do let me know your views in comments or you can mail me too! Thanks love Fantasy foods

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The world of Espresso

COFFEE has always been a delight and a feeling. Coffee lovers and admirers have always spoken about the dreamy taste and powerfully pleasant aroma of it. But have you ever thought that there is much more to coffee than it’s taste and aroma?

Yes am talking about it’s unspoken and amazing benefits! Well Espresso (Black Coffee) is one form of coffee with a different level of fan base. Espresso may sound bitter in taste for many but is actually used for many purposes. Let’s talk about four such purposes:

1. Espresso as a cure for cough/cold/fever- Do you know that drinking Espresso can cure a long term cough, cold and fever more faster than medicines? 1 cup of Espresso twice a day for 2-3 days can provide relief from these.

2. Espresso as energy drink- Espresso can be used as energy drink before exercising as it gives instant boost to our body and fills us with power.

3. Espresso and heart relation – It is said that people with emotional weakness and anxiety or depression problems should drink 1 cup of Espresso daily. It is good to relive stress and even improves our heart.

4. Espresso, my exam time companion – Are you one of the students who like to study just before exam specially during night time? Or are you a night owl? Espresso is your one partner who keeps you awake in night. Now don’t fear falling asleep during preparation, Espresso will help you stay awake and study with energy.

But remember anything taken in excess is harmful. Comment down below and let me know your views. Fantasy foods.