New Delhi: The use of herbs and spices is extremely important in Indian history. Many are celebrated for their medicinal properties, well before culinary use. Modern Science has told us about the Healthy benefits of these spices. Here are some of the delicious as well as healthiest herbs and spices that are beneficial for your optimum health.
CINNAMON – Cinnamon is one of the very famous spices, used in all sort of recipes and specially in baked items. It contains a compound called cinnamaldehyde, which is responsible for cinnamon’s medicinal properties but where cinnamon really shines is in its effects on blood sugar levels.
TURMERIC – Turmeric is used to give yellow color to the curries. It contains some medical compounds, including curcumin, which is an antioxidant that helps in fighting oxidative damage. According to studies, it also improves brain function, heart diseases.
GINGER – According to the studies, 1 gram or more of ginger can successfully treat nausea. Ginger also have strong anti-inflammatory properties, which can help you to get relief from pain.
GARLIC – A compound called allicin present in ginger is the reason behind its health benefits. Garlic supplementation is well known for combatting sickness, including the common cold If you often get cold, you can add more amount of garlic in your diet.
ROSEMARY – The active ingredient in rosemary is called Rosmarinic acid. The substance vanquish allergic responses and nasal congestion. The number of immune cells in nasal mucus also decreased, with reduced congestion.