Sunday, November 30, 2014

Calcium-rich herbs

Calcium helps build strong bones and teeth, and calcium is a mineral that helps in bone growth during fetal development. Calcium also plays an important role in creating the elasticity and firmness of the skin.

There are many herbs contains calcium.  This include basil, dill weed, marjoram, oregano, poppy seed, sage, savory, alfalfa, burdock root, cayenne, chamomile, chickweed, chicory, dandelion, mullein, nettle, oat straw, paprika, parsley and peppermint

Other herbs contains calcium also are plantain, raspberry leaves,  eyebright, fennel seed, fenugreek, flaxseed, hops, horsetails, kelp, lemongrass, red clover, rose hips, shepherd’s purse, violet leaves, yarrow, and yellow dock.

Herbs for women
Calcium-rich herbs safe for pregnancy include alfalfa, liquid chlorophyll, fennel, parsley, horsetail and oat straw. Calcium-rich herbs such as nettle, dandelion, chickweed, oat straw, and borage may be nutritive allies in diet during the PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome).

It is advised to include vitamin C-rich foods along with calcium-rich foods to aid in absorption, and avoid drinking sodas and even carbonated waters during pregnancy since the phosphorus that contributes to the carbonation can interfere with calcium absorption.
Calcium-rich herbs 

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