Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

The health benefits of ginger are countless. Ginger is part of the herb family. It has a brown skin on the outside, and is creamy colored on this inside. The spicy, aromatic herb is often used in Asian cuisine to flavor dishes. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

by August 20, 2018
Health benefits of cinnamon

Health benefits of cinnamon

The health benefits of cinnamon are many. It is a heavenly spice that seems to add the missing piece to so many recipes. True cinnamon is called Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon), and originates from the island Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon). Ceylon cinnamon is harder to find in the US but […]

by August 17, 2018
Health benefits of nutmeg

Health benefits of nutmeg

The health benefits of nutmeg are many! It is also a favorite when it comes to holiday spices, and is used in a variety of desserts such as pies and cheesecakes. Since ancient times, nutmeg has been used to treat various ailments and to improve overall health. Let’s take a look […]

by August 14, 2018
Health benefits of mint

Health benefits of mint

Health benefits of mint: Mint is a very well known herb that is grown in Europe and Asia. It has even been found in ancient tombs in Egypt that were built around 1000 B.C. Since then, it has spread throughout the world and is used everyday for its benefits and […]

by August 7, 2018
Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an ancient remedy that had stood the test of time. Back in ancient Egypt, aloe vera was not only used for its many health benefits, it was a plant that was considered to be “god-like.” It was so highly regarded, that the Egyptians called it the “Plant […]

by August 6, 2018
Health benefits of ginkgo biloba

Health benefits of ginkgo biloba

Health benefits of ginkgo biloba. The Ginkgo Biloba tree is an ancient tree, and is even considered a living fossil for how long its been on this planet. It has been used as an herbal medicine for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments. Here are some of the […]

by August 5, 2018
Three spices that lower blood sugar

Three spices that lower blood sugar

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. There are spices that lower blood sugar. If you have diabetes, no matter the type, it means that your blood sugar is too high.  According to Mayo Clinic, “Chronic diabetes […]

by August 4, 2018
Health benefits of basil

Health benefits of basil

Health benefits of basil. Ocimum basilicum, also known as basil, is an herb that originates from India, and other tropical areas in Asia. Basil, which is very popular in Italian cuisine, is often used as a main ingredient in pesto, or an addition to pastas.  It has a great aroma […]

by August 3, 2018