Health Benefits of Spices


Health Benefits of Spices

Spices are packed with antioxidants, so find out how to make the most of them to give your health a boost.

Cinnamon

Boosts brain function
Assists with blood sugar control
Antimicrobial properties
Antifungal properties
Anticlotting properties
Contains calcium, vitamins and fiber
Aids in digestion

Curry and Turmeric

Anti-inflammatory
May decrease arthritis pain
May decrease risk of certain types of cancers
May protect against Alzheimer’s disease
May decrease cholesterol
May boost brain function

Tarragon

Aids in digestion
May help with insomnia
Anti-inflammatory properties

Cilantro (coriander seeds)

May help control blood sugar
May help cleanse heavy metals from the body Antimicrobial properties
Rich in phyto-nutrients
May help decrease cholesterol
Aids in digestion

Cumin

Good source of iron
Anticarcinogenic properties
Aids in digestion
Believed to be a blood purifier

Ginger

Aids in digestion
Anti-inflammatory properties
Boosts the immune system
May protect against colon cancer

Lemon

Rich source of vitamin C
Boosts the immune system
Antibacterial properties
May be helpful for detoxifying the liver

Garlic

Antibacterial properties
Antiviral properties
Rich in antioxidants
May help decrease cholesterol