Health Benefits of Herbs - Spices




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Health Benefits of Herbs - Spices:

For thousands of years, the health benefits of herbs - spices have been known to civilizations. Ancient peoples consumed, on purpose, spices and herbs that aided digestion, stimulated their appetites, gave them pain relief, and helped them fight illness and disease.

Below are links to pages that list spices and herbs that are accepted widely as remedies for various health issues and concerns.

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Disclaimer:

The information found on this website is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.

Everyone’s body is different, and yours may respond differently than others. We recommend that you consult with your doctor or healthcare professional prior to trying something new. And, remember that too much of even a good thing may not be good for your body, and can impact or be impacted by medications, or other foods, you are consuming at the same time.


Healthy Spices and Herbs - Links for Special Needs:

Some of the following links take you to sections at the bottom of this page. Others, take you to other pages that provide more detailed information.


Spice and Herb Antioxidants

Carminatives for Flatulence

Spices and Herbs for Digestion

Stimulate Appetite

Freshen Bad Breath

Fighting Cancer

Pain Relief

Ease Nausea

Reduce Inflammation

Combat Alzheimer's Disease

Spice Aphrodisiacs

Reduce Congestion

Boost Metabolism

Diuretics

Lower Blood Pressure

Combat Diabetes

Lower Cholesterol

Improve Circulation

Sedatives

Encourages Perspiration


Alzheimer's Disease

These herbs and spices may help guard your body against Alzheimer's disease.

Turmeric Spice

Sage

Spice Aphrodisiacs

Imagine the myriad ways you could spice up your love life and marriage by cooking with these herbs and spices and incorporating them into meals including foods, like oysters, which are believed to be aphrodisiacs too.

Ajwain - Ajowan

Black Pepper

Chilies

Chocolate

Ginger Root

Vanilla Beans

Stimulate Appetite

These herbs and spices may help stimulate your palate and appetite.

Bay Leaf - Laurel Leaf

Wasabi

Nutmeg - Mace Blade

Star Anise

Freshen Bad Breath

With these spices, there is no need for mouthwashes that mask bad breath. The following will help freshen your breath and give it a natural sweetness. Suck on a whole star anise, or chew a few anise or cardamom seeds.

Cardamom Spice

Anise Seed

Star Anise

Lower Blood Pressure

Studies indicate that these herbs may help keep your heart healthy, and lower your blood pressure.

Garlic

Onion

Reduce Congestion

These herbs and spices may reduce congestion in your body.

Cloves

Oregano

Chilies

Improve Circulation

These spices may help you improve your body’s circulation.

Ceylon Cinnamon

Combat Diabetes

These spices may help combat diabetes by helping to lower blood sugar.

Ceylon Cinnamon

Fenugreek

Diuretics

These herbs and spices may increase the urination frequency of your body. May be helpful if your body is retaining fluids.

Bay Leaf - Laurel Leaf

Fenugreek

Cilantro

Star Anise

Boost Metabolism

These herbs and spices may help you boost your body’s metabolism.

Black Pepper

Chilies

Fenugreek

Ginger Root

Ease Nausea

These herbs and spices are known to help ease nausea.

Ceylon Cinnamon

Lemon Verbena

Ginger Root

Pain Relief

These herbs and spices may help ease pain from toothaches and earaches.

Ceylon Cinnamon

Poppy Seeds

Encourages Perspiration

These herbs and spices may help your body cool itself by encouraging it to perspire.

Chervil

Black Pepper

Chilies

Sedatives

These herbs and spices may help your body relax.

Cinnamon

Lavender

Lemon Verbena


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