HEALTH BENEFITS OF SPICES & HERBS
Black Pepper: Brings relief to respiratory disorders, coughs, the common cold, constipation, indigestion, anemia, impotency, muscular strains, dental disease, pyorrhea, diarrhea, and heart disease. Increases the hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, facilitating digestion. The out layer of peppercorn assists in destroying fat cells.
Cinnamon –Cinnamon contains several special compounds that are responsible for health enhancing properties including cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid, and cinnamate. These compounds make cinnamon one of the most beneficial spices providing antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, anti-microbial, immunity boosting, cancer and heart disease protecting abilities.
Cloves: Provide aid in digestion, have antimicrobial properties, fight against cancer, protect the liver, boost the immune system, control diabetes, preserve bone quality, fight against oral diseases and headaches and contain anti-mutagenic properties.
Ginger – Ginger is a universal medicine; particularly for relieving nausea, stomach aches, diarrhea, asthma, respiratory disorders, toothache, gingivitis and arthritis. The phenolic compounds in ginger helps to relieve gastrointestinal irritation.
Nut Meg – Helps eliminate bad breath, boosts digestive and bone health, provide relief from insomnia, helps to dissolve kidney stones, maintains optimal brain health, reduce skin inflammation and irritation.
Turmeric – Curcumin is the natural anti-Inflammatory compound in Turmeric. It reduces pain, and serves as anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial. Also, encourages balanced blood sugar, improves brain function, lowers the risk of heart diseases, and helps to prevent / treat cancer and Alzheimer Disease.
Moringa – The most nutritious part of the plant is the leaves being a significant source of B vitamins, vitamin C, provitamin A as beta-carotene, vitamin K, Manganese, and protein, among other essential nutrients. Rich in anti-oxidants, may lower the blood sugar levels, helps to reduce inflammation, could lower cholesterol.