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Global elevation summit 16 July 2020

Ancient Plants for Business Productivity
With Apothecary Cynthia Hillson, Author, Speaker, and Global Wellness Specialist.

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Global elevation summit 16 July 2020

  1. 1. Ancient Plants for Business Productivity Learn how five ancient plants can impact your business by gaining confidence, reduce stress, and be even more productive. Global Elevation Summit July 16, 2020 Sponsored by
  2. 2. Today’s workshop is for information purposes only. By providing the information we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.
  3. 3. Cynthia’s Mission Statement for Ancient Plants ~ Modern Uses To teach about ancient plants for you to maintain and have even better health, a greater sense of well-being and to enjoy the pleasures of life through the plant kingdom.
  4. 4. Goals for Ancient Plants for Business Productivity In this presentation you will learn how five ancient plants can impact your business by gaining confidence, reduce stress and be even more productive.
  5. 5. Goals for Ancient Plants for Business Productivity Anyone can incorporate into their daily lives Affordable Easy-to-find at your local grocery store or online
  6. 6. Today’s Plant List Holy Basil, a/k/a Tulsi Ginger Garlic Moringa Chamomile
  7. 7. Holy Basil a/k/a Tulsi, The Queen of Herbs
  8. 8.  Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) or tulsi is a powerful herb that has been used in Ayurveda, the health practice of India for 5000 years.  It is a small shrub with tiny lavender flowers.
  9. 9.  Don’t confuse Tulsi with its cousin, sweet basil, that is used in Italian and Mediterranean cooking.  Tulsi is considered a sacred plant in India and most every home in India has a Tulsi plant.
  10. 10.  Tulsi is an adaptogen. Herbal adaptogens can lessen the human body response to the damage of long-term stress. Adaptogens enhance over-all health and well-being. “All plants contain adaptogenic/tonic compounds, because plants have to contend with a good deal of stress themselves.” James Duke, PhD
  11. 11. Holy basil can help flush out toxins from the body. There are many all-natural health products, like herbal teas, that contain Tulsi.
  12. 12. In Indian folk medicine Holy Basil leaves are brewed into a tea and used as an expectorant for those who suffer from bronchitis. Sacred Hindu writings share that there is much joy when drinking Holy Basil tea.
  13. 13. Many find relief to help treat colds and coughs, and the flu. Fans of Tulsi tell us that they feel their body's gain strength and endurance as they incorporate into their daily routines.
  14. 14. Tulsi demonstrates anti-depressive and anxiety-regulating effects which can positively impact our cognitive function. Cohen, M.M. (2014). Tulsi – Ocimum sanctum: A herb for all reasons. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, 5(4), 251-259. The radio protective properties of Tulsi and its phytochemicals warrants future research to establish its use as a radio protective agent. Radio protective effects of the Ayurvedic medicinal plant Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Holy Basil) Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics Jan-Mar 2016
  15. 15. As adaptogen, Tulsi can help you have less stress in turn will help you be even more productive.  The more productive you are, the greater sense of accomplishment that will boost your confidence to provide help to those who you serve with your products or service.
  16. 16. Ginger
  17. 17.  Ginger is timeless in its popularity throughout the world.  The Chinese have revered it for millennia and it was written the classical book on agriculture and medicinal plants in 3,000 BC.  Most often ginger is used for digestive relief as a tea or in candied ginger.
  18. 18.  Author and Restaurant owner, Bruce Cost, describes ginger as the 'Alka-Seltzer of the Roman Empire’.  Recipes dating from 1390 from the royal household of Richard II claim it can: 'quycken the remembrance’.  King Henry VIII suggested using ginger to prevent the plague.
  19. 19.  Nervous System ~ useful to cold disease of brain such as epilepsy.  May improve stroke and neurological diseases.  Reinforcement of memorizing power.  Possibly helps to reduce dementia. 2014 Journal of Natural Products Iranian traditional medicine
  20. 20.  Immune System ~ useful for joint relief.  May relieve rheumatoid arthritis.  May relieve inflammation.  Genital System ~ may increase sexual energy. 2014 Journal of Natural Products Iranian traditional medicine
  21. 21.  Respiratory System ~ may reduce phlegm that sticks to the throat.  May prevent a cold and congestion.  May relieve inflammation of the mucosal layer. 2014 Journal of Natural Products Iranian traditional medicine
  22. 22.  Digestive System ~ may prevent nausea with pregnancy.  Motion sickness relief.  May prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.  May relieve constipation and gas. 2014 Journal of Natural Products Iranian traditional medicine
  23. 23. Garlic
  24. 24.  Garlic has been used for medicinal purposes by more cultures than any other plant product or substance.  The first recorded use was in ancient Babylon (Mesopotamia), in the regions of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (where Iraq and Iran are located today).
  25. 25.  Archeologists discovered paintings of garlic in Egyptian tombs, including the Great Pyramid as far back as 3200 BCE.  Egyptians worshipped garlic and placed clay models of garlic bulbs in the tomb of King Tut.  An Egyptian papyrus, dating from 1,500 B.C. recommends garlic as a cure for over 22 common ailments, including lack of stamina, heart disease and tumors.
  26. 26.  Garlic was highly-prized in the ancient world. Like salt and pepper, it was used as currency.  The Egyptians worshipped garlic, and they had a strong aversion to cooking and eating it. Some historical records tell us that they fed garlic to slaves to increase their strength as they built the pyramids.
  27. 27.  The ancient Israelites were fond of garlic long before Moses led them out of Egypt.  Garlic is a strong antibiotic. In WWI, the British purchased it by the ton. They mashed the garlic, diluted it with water and added fresh sphagnum moss to use as poultice for wounds.
  28. 28.  In Russia garlic is used an anti-flu tonic.  In the Mishnah, a collection of Jewish traditions incorporated into the Talmud, the ancient Hebrew writers refer to themselves as "the garlic eaters."
  29. 29.  “Four Thieves Vinegar” is a legendary story that occurred during the Bubonic Plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mid 1300’s. The judges wondered how they kept from getting ill as they ransacked plague-infested homes. The thieves attributed it to drinking and applying an herbal vinegar a few times a day.  Herbs of lavender, rosemary, sage, wormwood, rue and mint were infused in
  30. 30.  Herbs of lavender, rosemary, sage, wormwood, rue and mint were infused in vinegar for 2 weeks making a tincture. Cloves of garlic were added. The thieves added a teaspoon of the herbal garlic vinegar to a glass of water 3 times a day as well as using it diluted for a body wash.  This herbal vinegar can be used as a preventative solution, and as an antibacterial to clean floors, walls and
  31. 31. Moringa
  32. 32.  The history of moringa begins about 2000 years ago in India. It was used in traditional Ayurveda medicine for hundreds of ailments from a small cut to respiratory ailments such as asthma.  Throughout the ages moringa was not only used as medicine, but as a superfood throughout the world.
  33. 33. The leaves of Moringa provides a variety of vitamins and minerals: Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and B9. It also has Vitamin C , Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium, and Zinc.
  34. 34. Moringa is an antioxidant, studies show more than Vitamin E. Is an anti-inflammatory. May lower blood pressure. May lower blood sugar. Alzheimer's patients have shown improvements. Moringa has demonstrated antibacterial properties.
  35. 35. Drinking moringa tea promotes energy. It is a tasty way to gain energy in your afternoon slump without the overload of caffeine that may affect your sleep. Overall, many claim that drinking moringa tea, or taking it in capsule form gives them a great over-all feeling of general wellness.
  36. 36. Chamomile
  37. 37. In the Children’s Classic book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit we read "Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed and made some chamomile tea: "One table- spoonful to be taken at bedtime."
  38. 38.  Chamomile is an age-old medicinal herb known in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.  Chamomile's popularity grew throughout the Middle Ages when people turned to it as a remedy for numerous medical complaints.
  39. 39.  People are turning back to many ancient remedies including chamomile tea. There is one statistic that says over 1 million cups of chamomile tea is drunk worldwide each day.
  40. 40. Some of the reasons people are rediscovering this ancient herb include:  Chamomile is a mild, relaxing sleep aid.  Makes you feel better when you have a fever, cold or flu.  Chamomile is an anti-inflammatory.  Stomach and digestive issues are often soothed by drinking chamomile tea.
  41. 41.  A fun fact of chamomile and its health-promoting benefits is why it is included as a drug in the pharmacopoeia of 26 countries.
  42. 42. Ancient Plants for Business Productivity For a 20-minute complimentary conversation with Cynthia Text Garden to 26786 www.CynthiaHillson.com

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