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.
However, please note:
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.
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.
These herbs and spices may help guard your body against Alzheimer's disease.
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.
These herbs and spices may help stimulate your palate and appetite.
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.
Studies indicate that these herbs may help keep your heart healthy, and lower your blood pressure.
These herbs and spices may reduce congestion in your body.
These spices may help you improve your body’s circulation.
These spices may help combat diabetes by helping to lower blood sugar.
These herbs and spices may increase the urination frequency of your body. May be helpful if your body is retaining fluids.
These herbs and spices may help you boost your body’s metabolism.
These herbs and spices are known to help ease nausea.
These herbs and spices may help ease pain from toothaches and earaches.
These herbs and spices may help your body cool itself by encouraging it to perspire.
These herbs and spices may help your body relax.