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Originally posted by crw2006
Ive heard of Tumeric being good for controlling inflamation such as arteries and stuff. I have never heard it as being good for fighting viruses. We've got to be careful about what we take for advice.
Originally posted by rapunzel222
there's a total ban on talking about this stuff, becuz its deemed 'unproven scientifically'. nevermind that it works.
Curcumin Blocks NFkB
One of the most potent chemicals that blocks inflammatory signaling via the inflammatory transcription factor, NFkB, is curcumin. Curcumin is a major component the spice turmeric. Oral curcumin can be enhanced by co-administration of black pepper, because the piperine in pepper inhibits intestinal inactivation.
Mustard-Plaster. One of the most frequently useful of all domestic remedies. When anybody is suffering pain, or, indeed, illness of any kind if you do not know what to do, put on a mustard-plaster, near the seat of the trouble. Should you not find where that is, put the mustard-plaster on the middle of the back. If properly attended to, it can do no harm; and in ninety-nine cases in a hundred it will do some good; sometimes a great deal of good.