16 Healing Herbs and Spices

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16 Healing Herbs and Spices
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Cooking with spices and herbs is a win-win situation. You get to improve the flavor of your dishes, add depth to your serving, and enjoy the wonderful health benefits. With this in mind, below is a list of some herbs and spices to make your food tastier and (according to various researches) support your health:

1. Oregano: Has anti-oxidant properties, fights bacteria, reduces inflammation, soothes, stomach muscles, and mitigate the growth of cancer cells.

2. Thyme: Helps lower blood pressure, boost immunity, disinfectant properties, boost mood, and relaxes respiratory muscles.

3. Mint: Can help ease hiccups, improve irritable bowel syndrome, improve brain function, and help with symptoms of cold symptoms.

4. Turmeric: This spice has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective properties that help improve heart health, prevent/combat cancer, and help with Alzheimer’s disease

5. Ginger: Anti-nausea remedy, improve brain function, help prevent cancer, regulate cholesterol levels, and offer anti-inflammatory effects

6. Basil: Helps relieve gas, soothe stomach upsets, control blood sugar, and reduce stress

7. Garlic: Natural antiseptic, improves bone health, a potent antioxidant, reduces blood pressure, and combat the common cold.

8. Black Pepper: Helps relieve indigestion, lower cholesterol levels, and control blood sugar

9. Fenugreek: Helps flush out harmful toxins, boost testosterone levels, and promote the production of breast milk.

10. Cayenne: Natural painkiller, boost metabolism, and lower blood pressure.

11. Fennel: Can reduce bad breath and body odor, improve heart health, and suppress appetite.

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12. Cinnamon: Helps with neurodegenerative diseases and lowers blood pressure by improving sensitivity to insulin

13. Clove: Anti-microbial properties, promote bone health and improve liver health

14. Dill: Treat heartburn, colic, and gas

15. Sage: Antiseptic, antibiotic properties, and help ease symptoms of menopause

16. Rosemary: Contains antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial compounds

Please note that this content should never be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinicians.

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16 Healing Herbs and Spices
Graphic ©herbs-info.com. Image sources – see foot of article.

Infographic Photo Sources:
Oregano – https://pixabay.com/en/oregano-plant-herb-food-spice-91079/
Mint – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mint-leaves-2007.jpg
Ginger – https://pixabay.com/en/ginger-root-radish-spice-2523758/
Garlic – https://pixabay.com/en/garlic-flavoring-food-seasoning-1726810/
Fenugreek – https://pixabay.com/en/fenugreek-seeds-health-pepper-meal-1049596/
Fennel – https://pixabay.com/en/fennel-vegetables-fennel-bulb-food-1311691/
Clove – https://pixabay.com/en/clove-spice-pink-food-ingredient-1326474/
Sage – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Growing_leaves_of_garden_sage_(Salvia_officinalis).jpg
Thyme – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Thyme-Bundle.jpg
Turmeric – https://pixabay.com/en/turmeric-spice-curry-seasoning-3251560/
Basil – https://pixabay.com/en/basil-leaf-herb-food-fresh-green-3388199/
Black Pepper – https://pixabay.com/en/black-pepper-spice-seeds-seasonings-83086/
Cayenne – https://pixabay.com/en/food-spice-vegetables-paprika-cook-3319730/
Cinnamon – https://pixabay.com/en/cinnamon-cinnamon-stick-spice-213455/
Dill – https://pixabay.com/en/dill-spice-plant-food-herb-green-2826179/
Rosemary – https://pixabay.com/en/rosemary-flowers-blue-violet-1090419/

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