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20 Foods That Heal Inflammation


Inflammation is one of the most common sores found in the body. Inflammation is a natural issue that occurs in human body from time to time. Sometimes, the symptoms of inflammation is not visible & sometimes they are quite visible on the body. The most common type of inflammation is skin infections such as wart, rings, rashes and acnes. They are clearly visible on the body and are caused by bacterial germs. On the other hand, inflammation could occur internally also, like inflammation of nasal mucus that causes itching and sneezing.

Inflammations can be cured by allopathic and natural therapies in quick time. It is also very important for a sound treatment before inflammation spreads to other parts of the body. Every sort of inflammation can treated with different medical procedures, but there are some inflammations that can be cured naturally if nutrient foods are taken.

20 Foods that heal inflammation

Leafy Vegetables: One of the most effective natural anti-inflammatory food is none other than  fresh leafy vegetables like spinach, broccoli, cabbage etc. They are enriched with protein fibers and minerals which act very fast against inflammatory agents and reduces the symptoms of inflammation quickly.

Vinegar: The properties of vinegar make it effective for treating inflammation. In some cases use of vinegar is directly done in the inflamed portion, though make sure to consult a physician before any such use, because it may cause irritation to persons with allergy.

Olive oil: Olive oil is widely used to treat mild to moderate skin inflammation and infection. Olive oil is enriched with skin fibers and proteins and act as a  good anti-inflammatory agent.

Garlic and Onion oil: Garlic and onion oil has acidic properties which fight against germs and bacteria responsible for the inflammation.

Mustard oil: mustard oil is yet another natural anti-inflammatory agent. It used as a cooking oil. Because of its extraordinary properties, it makes food stay good for long and fight against inflammation.

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Tamarind: Tamarind is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. It contains variety of minerals and antioxidants which are vital in reducing signs of inflammation.

Turmeric: It is most effective natural herb for fighting against inflammation. It can cure both internal and external inflammation of the body without any side-effects.

Carrot juice: Carrots are grown underground and have many absorbents and minerals which are good anti-inflammatory agents.

Sweet potatoes: Sweet potatoes are a good source of dietary fibers with B6 and C vitamins and minerals. This makes sweet potatoes one of the most effective anti-inflammatory agents.

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Blue Berry: Blue berry is enriched with vitamins and minerals and could be effective in treating internal symptom of inflammation. In many cases, blueberry juice is often recommended for  patients suffering from cancer and dementia.

Papaya: Papaya is recommended for treating any internal inflammation related to the stomach or digestive system. It has some inherent properties which makes it active against germs that cause disturbances in the digestive system and improves the digestion.

Walnuts: They are the richest source of dietary fibers and proteins which is very helpful in fighting against different types of inflammations. The use of walnut is found effective in reducing the symptom of yeast infection.

Mushrooms: Mushroom soup is a very popular drink in South East Asia. Mushroom has some inherent anti-bacterial properties that make it very aggressive in fighting the inflammation.

Garlic: It is yet another natural anti-inflammatory food that reduces the symptoms of inflammation.

Green tea: It is a recommended beverage for inflammation. Green tea comes with exuberant natural properties that make it very effective against signs of inflammation. It is also helpful in fighting lung and mucous infections.

Capsicum: It is also very effective anti-inflammatory food.  Capsicum is used in natural and homemade anti-inflammatory medicines to fight against inflammation.

Salmon: It is a good source of natural fatty acids like EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which makes it an aggressive anti-inflammatory food.

Curd: Curd is a most common dairy product. Curd is used in many forms to fight early signs of  inflammation.

Cucumber: It is a natural cooling agent. It is highly recommended to treat under eye dark circles and eye bags.

Mint: Mint is one of the best ways to treat fungal infection in skin pores.  It is useful in healing  infection when eaten.
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