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Cayenne Pepper Blood Clots
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Cayenne, Ginger,: Garlic, and Ginkgo are all blood thinners or interact w/prescription blood thinners. Thus, it is very important that you speak w/your doctor about taking these, especially in combo and if you are on a prescription blood thinner. Taking all of the above can be dangerous and produce bleeding. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes: Like many natural supplements, more research is needed, but a handful of studies have shown that 10-15 grams of ground fenugreek seeds per day improve fasting blood sugar & hemoglobin a1c. Animal studies show it improves Insulin sensitivity. See http://www.Emaxhealth.Com/1275/fenugreek-type-2-diabetes & http://www.Wikihow.Com/use-fenugreek-for-diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ginkgo Biloba: is used to open up blood vessels and thus increase blood flow. Please consult your doctor before using. If you are on a blood thinner it can be dangerous. Peace and good health. ...Read more
No: Aspirin is used to prevent the formation of blood clots through the inhibition of aggregation of cells (platelets) that are part of the clot. Once the clot is formed, Aspirin is not very effective in dissolving it. This is because the clot has material incorporated in it that does not respond to the action of aspirin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apparently so..: It is said that the ingredient in the bulb of the garlic is effective in lowering blood pressure, among an huge host of other beneficial effects. This belief goes [email protected] 6000 years, most prominently to the chinese and egyptian civilization. It is very highly used in germany, which is known for active use of many herbs, spices and natural remedies. And who could say no to garlic bread! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lowers blood sugar: Studies show that turmeric lowers blood sugar and improves insulin sensitivity. It may help prevent diabetes and appears to have many benefits for those who have diabetes See http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mnfr.201200131/abstract and http://tinyurl.com/powk5k8 Some forms of turmeric extracts are much better absorbed than others. I recommend a product called Meriva. ...Read more
Bogus: Those claims are all bogus or, at least, unproven. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. After all, that's how WWI got started. :) ...Read more
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