HERBS & SPICES
What's life without herbs and spices? Find tips, Information, charts, and recipes including medicinal and health benefits. Information on the most common and…
Ginger (Zingiber officinale), one of the most loved and commonly used spice, with its warmth, aroma and flavor has been in fact an integral part of medical Ayurveda since thousands of years. Modern scientific research also confirms its numerous therapeutic powers from the common cold, daily digestion challenges to Alzheimer's disease and heart ailments it seems there is nothing that this golden 'drug' can't cure! Read more...
CINNAMON - BENEFITS & USES - The spice has a whole range of health benefits, from treating muscle spasms to vomiting, from indigestion to weight-loss, from the common cold to glowing complexion, and all in between. Here are some interesting ways to best use this healing wonder. Read more..
6 HEALING SPICES - Discover the therapeutic power of 6 standout healing spices and how to use them for natural remedies! Besides imparting flavors into food, these awesome 6 spices also have tremendous medicinal properties. Get ready to pump up your healing potential. Add some spice to your life! Read more...
Lavender (Lavendula) is not just beautiful and aromatic but also charged with many health benefits! It is known for its calming and relaxing properties and it has been used since a long time to heal health issues ranging from insomnia and depression to anxiety and providing relief from stress. - Read more...
METHI (fenugreek) the wonder herb -Rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus and iron in their natural forms. Good source of potassium, zinc, copper and selenium. Its mineral and vitamin contents are also very high and this is easily assimilated by our body. Among the many benefits here are a few - read more at www.blog.omved.com
12 healing spices - There are many reasons for adding spices to food, including enhancing flavor, boosting nutritional value, and also preserving freshness. By far the most important is for their incredible medicinal properties - including curbing hunger (black pepper), boosting metabolism (cumin), killing cancer cells (turmeric) and fighting inflammation (cinnamon) etc. Buy Organic for only positive benefits minus the negatives!
Did you know #turmeric is an excellent #spice that is known to have tremendous #healing properties? Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicine recommends having turmeric daily because of its potential medicinal value. here are a few of its many benefits and 4 EASY WAYS to incorporate it into your diet.
10 Top Healing Herbs & Spices: • Tumeric | anti-inflammatory & prevents growth of cancer cells • Cinnamon | reduce blood sugar levels & lowers bad cholesterol • Ginger | nausea & motion sickness • Holy Basil | De-stressor • Garlic | Anti-viral • Cumin | blood purifier & stomach cramps • Saffron | antioxident & anti-depressant • Cardamom | stomach cramps & improved circulation to lungs • Mint | IBS & anti-fungal
Often placed near the exit of an Indian restaurant is a tray of small colored candy - coated fennel seeds. They have a sweet, almost licorice like taste. Chewing fennel seeds after meals is common in India. In Ayurveda, fennel's useful to decrease all 3 doshas: Vata, Pitta & Kapha. It has a sweet, slightly astringent & bitter taste or rasa. It's cooling & its after-taste or vipak is sweet. Ayurveda advises against cooking fennel, as its active ingredients will die. It's better to steep fennel.