Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Spicy foods like cayenne pepper are linked to lower risk of early death

Spicy foods like cayenne pepper are linked to lower risk of early death

Most spicy foods have one thing in common — chilies. Chilies, cayenne pepper, and many other spices contain a potent active ingredient called capsaicin. This ingredient contains anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, and anti-obesity effects. New research from scientists at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences shows that spicy foods like cayenne […]

by December 16, 2018
Flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel

Flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel

Flaxseeds are packed with nutrition. They are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce inflammation, slow down aging, and even act as antioxidants. New research shows that flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel. It was a double-blind, randomized clinical study which included 100 participants from ages 18-65 years […]

by December 11, 2018
Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by December 8, 2018
Sage potent health benefits

Sage potent health benefits

Sage is another unsung hero we feel deserve recognition. It is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with blue to purplish flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has a long history of medicinal and culinary use. The strongest active of sage are within its essential oil, which contains cineole, borneol, and thujone. Sage leaf […]

by December 3, 2018
Turmeric beats aspirin for heart disease prevention

Turmeric beats aspirin for heart disease prevention

Turmeric beats aspirin for heart disease prevention, according to a research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. It is safe to say, there is no spice in the world known by scientists that is more powerful for health than turmeric. There are so many reasons why you should […]

by December 1, 2018
Can turmeric treat psoriasis?

Can turmeric treat psoriasis?

We have spoken so much about the amazing benefits of turmeric. But can turmeric treat psoriasis? It is safe to say, there is no spice in the world known by scientists that is more powerful for health than turmeric. There are so many reasons why you should eat turmeric every […]

by November 30, 2018
Potent little black seed treats Hepatitis C

Potent little black seed treats Hepatitis C

Recent research from the World Journal of Gastroenterology shows that a potent little black seed treats Hepatitis C. What is this miracle seed? Black cumin are the seeds of the flowering plant Nigella Sativa, which has been revered for its medical properties for centuries. The health benefits of black cumin […]

by November 29, 2018
Could turmeric be a cure for diabetes?

Could turmeric be a cure for diabetes?

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. According to the latest statistics from […]

by November 28, 2018