Kitchen & Food Remedies
Safflower Oil can be used for treating heart disease, relieve menstrual cramps, joint pain and treat injuries.
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is a plant about 100 cm in tall with red or yellow flowers. Safflower is a crop that is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil and medicine. Safflower oil is extracted from the seeds.
Safflowers were found in the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun in ancient Egypt. For thousands of years, safflower seed oil is used as a vegetable oil for [ Read More ]
Nutmeg is a fragrant spice that can be used as a home remedy for treating digestive disorders, coughs, and skin scars.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) is the seed of a tree in genus Myristica. Nutmeg tree is native to Indonesia. The fruit of nutmeg tree is used to produce two spices: nutmeg and mace. Nutmeg is the seed of the fruit, and mace is the rind or covering of the seed.
Uses and benefits of nutmeg
Nutmeg and mace are used as spices in cuisines of South-east Asia, [ Read More ]
Horseradish can be used as a home remedy to help relieve bronchitis, sinus congestion, asthma, cold, flu and cough. It can also be used to relieve headaches, sciatica, gout, rheumatic and arthritic pains and swellings, and urinary tract infections.
Horseradish (Horse radish, Armoracia rusticana) is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family. Horseradish has been used in Europe as a cooking spice and medicine for centuries. Horseradish sauce made from horseradish root, vinegar and cream is [ Read More ]
Cream of Tartar is used as a home and kitchen remedy to help treat high blood pressure, urinary tract infection, sore throat and arthritis.
Cream of Tartar (Potassium bitartrate, Potassium hydrogen tartrate) is an acidic salt that is most commonly used for baking and cooking purposes. Cream of tartar is best known for helping stabilize and give more volume to beaten egg whites. It is an ingredient in some brands of baking powder. Cream of Tartar is also used to give things a creamy texture [ Read More ]
Chives can be used to stimulate appetite, ease stomach upset, reduce flatulence, clear a stuffy nose, and treat cold.
Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) are a member of the same botanical family as onions, scallions, and garlic. Chives are rich in vitamins A and C. They are eaten as vegetable and spice. Chives are often used as an ingredient for fish, eggs, potatoes, soups, and other dishes. Chives are used in traditional dishes in France and Sweden. Chives are used with pancakes, soups, fish and [ Read More ]