SPICES - Your Pharmacy In The Kitchen

Some of the most nutrient and antioxidant rich foods on the planet or also called "The Pharmacy of the Kitchen" and no kitchen should be without it. Here is a list of my 4 favorite spices and their health benefits.

1. Turmeric // Turmeric

Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa from the ginger family. Turmeric has so many positive physiological effects that it can be hard to believe that one spice could have so many health benefits.


1 - Anti-inflammatory

2 - Antioxidant

3 - Protects the heart

4 - Supports detoxification

2. Ginger // Zenziber

Ginger is a flowering plant native to Southeast Asia and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It has gained a lot of popularity due to its digestive benefits, anti-inflammatory properties and energizing benefits.


1 - Digestive healer

2 - Anti-inflammatory

3 - Improve blood sugar

4 - Fights infections

5 - Tonic for the brain

3. Cinnamon // Cinnamonum

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several species of trees of the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is primarily used as an aromatic seasoning and flavoring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savory dishes, breakfast cereals, snacks, teas, and traditional foods.


1 - Lowers cholesterol

2 - Reduces inflammation

3 - Natural antimicrobial

4. Carnation // Eugenia Caryophillus

Cloves are the dried buds of the clove tree, an evergreen. This versatile spice can be used to season roasts, add flavor to hot beverages, and bring zesty heat to cookies and cakes. Cloves are a rich source of vitamin K, fiber and minerals, including magnesium, iron, calcium and manganese.


1 - Antioxidant superpower

2 - Reduces inflammation

3 - Helps heal wounds

4 - Relieves pain

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