What is the secret ingredient that makes a relationship thrive?
Dr. Sue Johnson, who founded EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy), the most researched couple’s therapy model (1), has studied this question extensively. She has been able to distill the answer to this key question down to its bare essentials: What truly makes a relationship thrive and provides the key to long-lasting love is emotional responsiveness. What emotional responsiveness is and how it works is outlined by the acronym A.R.E.
(Note: The principles of A.R.E. can also be applied with equal effectiveness to familial relationships and friendships; however, in this article I will be addressing the romantic relationship only. For the purposes of simplicity, I will be referring to a romantic relationship with a single partner, which is not intended to exclude those in poly or open relationships.)
Most of the time when we eat Papaya, we trash the Seeds. But little do we know how beneficial they are and how they can prevent and cure a plethora of ailments related to the liver, gut, worms and even diseases like Dengue. The following is a list, that illustrate the benefits of eating Papaya Seeds.
Papaya Seeds contain vital nutrients that help heal cirrhosis of the liver. Grind or crush 5-6 Papaya Seeds and have them with food or juice, especially lime juice. This should be done for 30 days. Moreover eating small amounts of Papaya seeds regularly helps in detoxing the liver and keeps liver diseases at bay.
Researchers at the University of Karachi have found that Papaya Seeds can be used to improve kidney health and preventing renal failure. The same works wonders for kidney poisoning related diseases.
Apple Cider Vinegar is versatile with its uses in food, cleaning and health. It is known for its healing properties to cure almost about anything. It is an age-old recipe that’s seen as a topical applicant and an overall purifier.
Health Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar
This magical potion can be used on the skin to relieve acne and pigmentation and on the hair to enhance follicles. Also, its acidic properties prove very helpful in treating wounds and cuts. Also popular for its weight loss abilities and reducing fat accumulation, it can also prove as a very quick healing agent for a sore throat.
The main substance in vinegar
, acetic acid, can kill bacteria and prevent them from multiplying and reaching harmful levels. It has a history of use as a disinfectant and natural preservative. Apple Cider vinegar helps to break up mucous throughout the body and cleanse the lymph nodes. Studies have suggested that apple cider vinegar can help with allergies
because of its ability to reduce mucous and sinus congestion. When reducing the effects of allergies, it can also help stave off sinus infections and their related symptoms, such as sore throats and headaches.
Maca, which works as an adaptogenic herb, regulates hormones and keeps them in check. It has been used for centuries for fertility, hormonal balance, libido, and endurance.
Vitex (Chaste Tree Berry) is often used for treating endometriosis, infertility, PMS, preventing miscarriage in first trimester, and menopausal symptoms particularly hot flashes.
Fennel has been used as a medicinal and culinary herb since the times of the ancient Greeks. In medieval Europe fennel was thought to ward off evil spirits on Midsummers Eve. Fennel is an herb native to southern Europe and Asia Minor. It is cultivated there, and in the US, Great Britain, and temperate areas of Eurasia.
Fennel seeds brew up a tasty, licorice flavored tea. Great by itself, or as a flavorful addition to other herbal blends. For those who have trouble with poor digestion, gas and bloating, a simple cup of fennel tea after a heavy meal can be the simplest and most effective remedy. Fennel reduces bad breath, belching, and acts as an antibacterial in the mouth. Add a small amount of fennel directly to food, or add a small amount of fennel seed tea to drinking water.
In ayurvedic traditions, fennel increases the digestive fire without aggravating pitta. Its energy is in dispute some say warming, others cooling, most likely neutral. It calms the nerves, is the premier carminative herb for adults, and promotes mental clarity.