Crushing Chronic Inflammation in the Kitchen

Crushing Chronic Inflammation in the Kitchen

What Causes Inflammation?

Inflammation is a necessary bodily process that fights disease and protects you from harm. It begins with specific stimuli that have caused damage to your cells. These stimuli could be as simple as a common cold and as significant as Covid-19. In addition, trauma, toxins, and heat could also trigger Inflammation. When these cells are damaged, they release chemicals that cause your blood vessels to leak fluid into the tissues. This makes that tissue swell to stop any further damage. Once the area is isolated, the stimuli are removed, and the repairing process begins. 

Common Symptoms of Chronic Inflammation 

  • Fatigue 
  • Fever
  • Body Pain
  • Weight Loss/Gain
  • Persistent Infections
  • Joint pain or stiffness 
  • Mouth sores 

The Impact 

Chronic Inflammation occurs when there is a persistent stimulus. This could range from untreated infection to autoimmune disorders. If left untreated chronic Inflammation could escalate to Heart Disease, Diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, and much more.

Ways To Treat or Reduce Chronic Inflammation 

    • Anti-inflammatory drugs(i.e., Ibuprofen, Asprin)
  • Lifestyle changes
    • Increase physical activity 
    • Make some Dietary changes
  • Supplements 
    • Spices 
    • Fish Oil

Bailan Spice recognizes the value a healthy diet can have on your body. While significant changes to your diet could be a hard adjustment, small steps are feasible. You can start by being mindful of the ingredients you add to your meals.

3 Powerful Ingredients To Add To Your Meals Today

  • Turmeric. This contains a potent antioxidant called Curcumin that carries anti-inflammatory properties. It is also used to reduce hay fever symptoms, high cholesterol, and fatty liver disease.
  • Basil. Eugenol, Linalool, and Citronellol are essential oils in Basil that contain anti-inflammatory properties that reduce arthritis and heart disease risk. In addition to its anti-inflammatory properties, Basil’s antibacterial properties help fight against respiratory infections. 
  • Onion. This contains an anti-inflammatory antioxidant called Quercetin that limits the Impact of inflammatory chemicals in your body. These anti-inflammatory properties also have been known to reduce high blood pressure and protect the body against blood clots.


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