The Benefits of Herbs & Spices


The Benefits of Herbs and Spices:

NB: Choose organic herbs and spices over conventional for avoid carcinogens, and ensure they are less than 12 months old. 

Basil – Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidant,

Bay leaf – Antiseptic, antioxidant, aids in digestion, balances blood sugar, regulates body metabolism, helps reduce high blood pressure

Cayenne – Anti-inflammatory, improves circulation, assist with Gastrointestinal tract conditions, reduces cholesterol and improves blood circulation

Chilly – anti-inflammatory, improves circulation, boosts immunity, antioxidants,

Cinnamon – Antibacterial (reduces Candida), balances blood sugar level, sedative, reduces Triglycerides, anti-clotting effect on blood, source of magnesium

Cloves – Antioxidants, anti-flatulent properties, aids with indigestion and constipation, boosts immune system

Garlic – aids in reducing blood pressure, reduces risk of heart disease, antibacterial, magnesium, reduces water retention

Ginger – antibacterial, improves circulation, alleviates motion sickness, reduces stomach cramps and improves menstruation,

Lemongrass – promotes digestion of fats, reduces fever, educes menstrual cramps, antioxidants, contains great source of Folic Acid (help prevent neural tube defects in the baby if consumed prior to pregnancy)

Onion – Antiseptic, reduces high blood pressure, alleviates symptoms of Asthma and colds, antibacterial, great source of Vitamin K (strengthens bones and improves neurological transmissions)

Oregano – Antibacterial, antioxidant, immune boosting, reduces menstrual cramping, reduces symptoms of ‘Leaky Gut Syndrome’,

Paprika – improves circulation; alleviates symptoms of colds and kidney infections

Parsley – Antioxidants, reduces blood sugar levels, great source of Vitamin K (strengthens bones and improves neurological transmissions)

Peppercorns – anti-inflammatory, improves digestion, antioxidant and antibacterial; stimulates the breakdown of fat cells

Rosemary – Stimulates the immune system; improves circulation; improves digestion, contains great source of Folic Acid (help prevent neural tube defects in the baby if consumed prior to pregnancy)

Thyme – Antioxidant; anti-inflammatory; antimicrobial; helps digest fatty foods; can kill MRSA infections (staph bacteria),

Turmeric – Antioxidant; reduces cholesterol, inflammation, and indigestion; may block the formation of some cancers