Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Endometriosis and Flower Plants - Sunflower

As we mentioned in previous articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know, flower remedies play a very important role in some cultures in treating all kinds of diseases. In this article, we will discuss how sunflower help to treat endometriosis.

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I. Definition
Sunflower also known as disambiguation, is an annual plants belongs the family Asteraceae, native to the America It has been used in traditional medicine in treating respiratory system disorder.

II. How sunflower effects women with endometriosis
1. Linoleic acid
Sunflower contains high amount of linoleic acid, an unsaturated omega 6 fatty that is essential in aiding liver in fatty acid metabolism resulting in lessening the risk of hormone imbalance caused by over production of certain memebers in the prostagladins family.

2. Immune system
it also contains carotene, an antioxidant which helps to increase the function of immune system in fighting against the forming of free radicles including the endometrial implants and adhesion.

3. Nervous sytem
Choline in the sunflower helps to improve liver in fat and protein metabolism resulting in lessening the tension of nervous system and symptoms of endometriosis including emotional and physical stress and anxiety.

4. Inflammation
It is said that sunflower also contains substance that helps to reduce the inflammation caused by physical impact and abnormal cells growing in the wrong place in the body including the inflammation caused by endometrial implants and adhesion.

5. Respiratory system
Sunflower also is an expectorant. it helps to loosen the mucus from the respiratoty tract resulting in increase the function of the lung in absorbing the oxygen for our body cells that reduces symptoms of endometriosis.

Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and a self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look on the bright side.

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Sunflower oil is a familiar, versatile cooking oil and the seeds are widely eaten in baked goods and breakfast cereals, but the flowers can also be incorporated in cooking. The young, flowering buds are highly nutritious and were a favourite food of the Incas.

The buds, as well as the maturing flower petals, contain traces of many essential vitamins and minerals. All parts of the sunflower are believed to help in the formation of healthy tissue, boosting the immune system and keeping joints supple.