Ginger, Garlic, Olive Oil for Meniere's Disease

How This Helps

If you have ever experienced any bit of vertigo, you know what it is like to feel as though your head is in a whirlwind. These bouts of vertigo are brought on at different occasions by various triggers. This is due to inner ear damage from repeated ear infections as a child or some other type of inner ear or head trauma. For some individuals with an inner ear imbalance, if severe, are diagnosed with Meniere's disease and prescribed different drugs. However, pharmaceuticals for this condition/disease often have side effects. Therefore, natural remedies are most beneficial since vertigo and associated symptoms are relieved within a short period of time without significant side effects.

Science and Research

Below is a natural remedy that helps to provide great recovery time and overall relief from inner ear imbalance.

1. Six garlic pegs/cloves (beaten)

2. Quarter cup fresh ginger root (chopped)

3. Half cup extra virgin organic olive oil

 

In a small pot, place the olive oil on low heat and wait for low boil. Add garlic and ginger and let sit on a low simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and flash cool in the refrigerator for 2 minutes. The goal is to get the infused oil close to room temperature quickly to preserve all garlic and ginger essence. Strain oil into a small bottle/container. Using a rubber ear bulb, carefully apply 2 to 3 drops in ears once or twice daily. Most of the time applying the drops once daily works well until fully recovered. Store remaining infused oil in the refrigerator for future use.

Health benefits of ginger & garlic for immunity

Ginger Has been known as a superfood time and again, but what makes it so successful?  Do you have that feeling after you eat a meal about feelings of indigestion with embarrassing fated and acid reflux? Heartburn is real and debilitating! Ginger is your new best friend for encouraging everything concerning digestive health. Ginger has been found to help these difficulties. Ginger helps boost the body's ability to drain food from the stomach faster --called gastric emptying. With this increased motility in the digestive tract, it is less probable that indigestion or heartburn will happen.

The more effective your digestion is, the more energy you'll have because scientists have discovered that roughly 60 percent of your body's energy goes to metabolism. If ginger may enhance digestion, your metabolism will improve, and vitality will be available. This is possible since the faster you are able to digest your food, the quicker you will absorb the vitamins and minerals in the foods you eat. You'll also have less undigested food in your digestive tract; food absorbs energy when left untreated. Ginger not only stimulates digestion by improving symptoms of reflux and speeding gastric emptying, but it also benefits your overall energy levels.

High Blood pressure (called hypertension) is a frequent symptom of the normal American diet due to processed and fried foods. According to the Mayo Clinic, if your high blood pressure is left untreated, it may result in damage to your blood vessels, heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes.

Individuals who have diabetes aren't able to produce enough insulin or use the insulin their body does produce in an efficient manner. This can affect your sugar levels. It is important to control what you eat to keep your blood sugar levels as constant as possible. It's important to understand that organic foods, such as garlic, although not rich in carbohydrates, can affect glucose levels.


What are the benefits of eating garlic?

Most adults can safely consume garlic. For a lot of individuals, taste, odor, or spiciness might be an issue.

Traditionally, garlic is to help reduce high cholesterol levels and higher blood pressure. Garlic consumption can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease, a condition that affects approximately 80 percent of people with diabetes.

A 2006 research found that raw garlic might decrease glucose levels, additionally, to lower the risk of atherosclerosis. This is particular attention, as diabetes increases a person's risk of atherosclerosis-related inflammation.

Though that is still under investigation, a 2014 review of the study also supported the notion that garlic intake may also help lower blood sugar levels. Garlic is also a wonderful source of vitamins B-6, and C. Vitamin B-6 is involved in carbohydrate metabolism. Vitamin C may also play a part in maintaining glucose levels.

See: Boost your immune system with Ayurveda

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