Herbs and Spices
The health benefits of tamarind have been well-studied and include the ability to reduce inflammation throughout the body, improve eye health, boost respiratory health, heal skin conditions, improve the digestive system, relieve pain, increase the strength of the immune system, reduce fever, lower cholesterol to improve cardiovascular health, treat piles, prevent cancer, and even protect […]
The health benefits of spices are almost too extensive to list, since between all of the spices available in the world, they encompass almost every element of health, and have been shown to protect your body in some way. Some of the most important ways that they protect the body include their ability to fight […]
Health benefits of mustard include relief from muscular pains, psoriasis, ringworm, contact dermatitis and respiratory disorders. Since earlier times, different parts of mustard plant have been proven beneficial in cancer, diabetes, and detoxification of the body. Mustard has poison repelling qualities, exerts therapeutic effects on the nerves and helps maintain cardiac health. It promotes healthy […]
Nutmeg is a popular spice that has a long list of associated health benefits, including its ability to relieve pain, soothe indigestion, strengthen cognitive function, detoxify the body, boost skin health, alleviate oral conditions, reduce insomnia, increase immune system function, and prevent leukemia, and improve blood circulation. Introduction to Nutmeg Nutmeg is one of two […]
Curry Powder is a popular spice mix that has a number of valuable health benefits, including the prevention of cancer, protection against heart disease, reduce Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, ease pain and inflammation, boost bone health, protect the immune system from bacterial infections, and increase the liver’s ability to remove toxins from the body. Curry powder […]
Chicory is a woody, herbaceous plant that has a wealth of health benefits, including the ability to ease digestive problems, prevent heartburn, reduce arthritis pains, detoxify the liver and gallbladder, prevent bacterial infections, boost the immune system, and reduce the chance of heart disease. It is also a natural sedative, and can protect against kidney […]
Health benefits of maca include relief from problems related to menstruation and menopause, while balancing hormones and boosting fertility in women. It helps in increasing energy levels, improving sexual health and bone health. Maca helps in building stamina, maintaining healthy immune system and healthy skin. It has antidepressant properties and under stress conditions it promotes homeostasis or balance within the body
Maca is a plant closely related to the radish that supplies the body with necessary vitamins and nutrients, and is used to prevent cardiovascular disease and anemia.
Health benefits of licorice include relief from canker sores, stomach disorders, respiratory ailments, pre-menstrual syndrome, peptic ulcers, menopausal symptoms and helps in fighting various kinds of infections such as herpes, HIV, hepatitis and shingles.
It is also effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, tuberculosis, neurological disorder, female fertility, obesity and helps in maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol. Licorice extracts contains phytoestrogens which promotes detoxification, healthy skin and hair, dental health, immune defense and helps to combat body odor and depression.
Health benefits of lemongrass include relief from stomach disorders, insomnia, respiratory disorders, fever, aches, infections, rheumatism and edema. The antioxidant defense of lemongrass herb protects against antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus and help in maintaining optimum cholesterol levels, cellular health, nervous system, healthy skin and immune system. Lemongrass is also effective in treating type-2 diabetes, cancer, obesity and aids in detoxification. It is extensively used in aromatherapy and helps to combat fatigue, anxiety and body odor.
Lemongrass- an aromatic healer
Lemongrass is an herb which belongs to the grass family of Poaceae. It is well known and utilized for its distinct lemony flavor and citrus aroma. Lemongrass is a tall perennial grass which is native to India and tropical regions of Asia. It is a coarse and tufted plant with linear leaves and is grown in thick bunches, emerging from a strong base and stands for about 3 meters in height with a meter wide stretch.