Herbs, Seeds & Spices

The many health benefits of parsley

The many health benefits of parsley

Parsley is an herb that is very commonly used as decoration for fancy foods. Because of its reputation as a garnish, it is often forgotten as an herb with many surprising healing properties. Parsley contains health benefiting essential volatile oils such as myristicin, limonene, eugenol, and alpha-thujene. Let’s take a look […]

by July 25, 2018
What you need to know about Echinacea

What you need to know about Echinacea

Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. A 2007 study by the University of Connecticut combined findings from 14 previously reported trials examining Echinacea and concluded that Echinacea can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold by an average of 1.4 […]

by July 24, 2018
The health benefits of coriander seeds

The health benefits of coriander seeds

The health benefits of coriander seeds Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae.  All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the ones mostly used in cooking. Coriander is also […]

by July 23, 2018
Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin: a potent medicinal herb

Cumin, a flavorful spice is valued as a medicinal herb. For thousands of years, herbal practitioners have used cumin, as dried seeds and in its powdered form to treat a wide variety of ailments. It is also a powerful cancer-preventing herb. Cumin’s most important uses: Treats cancer: Study has revealed that cumin […]

by July 21, 2018
Health benefits of flaxseeds

Health benefits of flaxseeds

Health benefits of flaxseeds. Flaxseeds are well known for their nutrition value. They are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, and so much more.  Let’s look at some of the health benefits of flaxseeds: Omega-3 fatty acids Unlike omega-6 oils—the kind found in factory-processed foods, which lead to high blood […]

by July 20, 2018
Turmeric the superstar spice

Turmeric the superstar spice

Turmeric the superstar. Often called “the Indian solid gold“, with superpowers that may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and common types of cancer. It gets its bright yellow pigment from an ingredient called curcumin, which is the essential part that gives turmeric its Alzheimer’s and cancer fighting power. This spice originates […]

by July 19, 2018
10 reasons to eat turmeric

10 reasons to eat turmeric

Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric. The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Let’s take a look at 10 […]

by June 3, 2018
Turmeric is superior to Prozac and pain-killers for PMS

Turmeric is superior to Prozac and pain-killers for PMS

Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world. There are so many reasons to eat turmeric and now a new research mentions turmeric is superior to Prozac and pain-killers for PMS. The medicinal properties of turmeric have […]

by May 19, 2018