Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Best herbs for diabetes

Best herbs for diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. Glucose is crucial because it is what gives energy and helps build cells and tissues. It also fuels the brain. If you have diabetes, no matter the type, it means […]

by December 21, 2013
New study shows turmeric kills multiple myeloma cells

New study shows turmeric kills multiple myeloma cells

We have seen how turmeric, often called the “Indian solid gold” is a superstar spice when it comes to its healing powers. Turmeric is one the most researched plants in the world.  Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. It is armed with antioxidant […]

by October 22, 2013
Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

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 the health benefits of ginger. Anti-inflammatory: Ginger contains unique compounds […]

by July 25, 2013
The health benefits of rosemary

The health benefits of rosemary

Rosemary is an aromatic herb that has been widely used in Mediterranean cuisine. The leaves are used as a flavoring in foods. It has a very pleasant flavorful smell and taste. Legend has it said that rosemary was draped around Greek goddess Aphrodite when she rose from the sea. The Virgin Mary spread her blue cloak over a […]

by June 24, 2013
Garlic: nature’s powerful medicine

Garlic: nature’s powerful medicine

Garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, and chive.. It  is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine and is widely used around the world for its pungent flavor as a seasoning or condiment.The garlic plant’s bulb is the most commonly used […]

by May 13, 2013