We often neglect the healing properties of spices because we are accustomed to using them to enhance the flavour of our dishes. However, you should enrich your kitchen’s cabinet with as many spices as possible since they are truly natural source of health.
Many studies have shown it has numerous health benefits: reduces LDL cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, prevents yeast infection, acts as an anti clotting agent, improves cognitive functions including memory and inhibits bacterial growth.
It has a real antioxidant power, reduces blood pressure and helps to regulate blood sugar level. Moreover, drinking celery juice is an effective way to regulate menstrual cycle. It is also known to be an ideal stress fighting food. Not only that, it lessens the severity of conditions like asthma and can be used as a dietary tool for weight loss.
Since ancient times this spice has been known to ease digestion problems. It was used in folk medicine for animal bites, as a diuretic, a compress cumin is used to stop nose bleeding. Cumin also stimulates gastric acid secretion and it is said to help ease and increase secretion of milk in lactating, improves liver functions, soothes cough, reduces pain, gynaecological problems, high blood pressure, blood sugar, lack of appetite, eczema etc. Many scientific researches have proven the findings of folk medicine.
It is said to have antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. It assists digestive system and settles stomach pains.
It helps to reduce blood cholesterol level. In order to increase the efficiency of this curative spice, it should be taken in a combination with black pepper, ginger and olive oil. It is traditionally been used for liver protection because turmeric has antioxidant effect and stimulates bile secretion, but because of that property people suffering from gallstones should pay attention to this while taking turmeric.
Chilli peppers improve blood circulation, reduce blood pressure and high cholesterol, alleviate menstrual pains and facilitate expectoration.
Soothes digestion problems by promoting the secretion of digestive juices which neutralize stomach acids and can therefore be used instead of medications for treating nausea because it also stimulates the central nerve system, but unlike medications, it is completely natural and can be used in treating patients suffering from vertigo, which is a valuable knowledge for elderly people. Additionally, ginger can offer relief from muscle aches and arthritis pain.
Enhances digestion and can be applied externally for soothing rheumatic pains.