5 healthiest herbs and spices

Spices and herbs are not only good supplement for the taste of your food, but also they give us health benefits. The healing power from some of them was used thousands of years ago, and modern scientific studies prove that the positive effect of spices and herbs on health is not just a story, but a fact.

We selected 5 of the healthiest herbs and spices and read bellow to understand why are they so special and healthy:

Cinnamon

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Biggest benefits: To regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics

Put half teaspoon cinnamon in oatmeal or have your cup of milk/coffee with a little cinnamon. Cinnamon is so tasty and it’s incredible that he has such a healing powers.

Cinnamon also regulates blood sugar levels in diabetics, and the introduction of a half or a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon twice a day reduces triglycerides and cholesterol levels by about 30%.

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and is believed to effectively fight with E. coli and other bacteria. For some people cinnamon reduces unpleasant symptoms of heartburn, as well.

Parsley

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Biggest benefits: Strong immunity, prevention of heart attack

Parsley is an incredibly rich source of vitamins A and C, it helps to strengthen the immune system and is particularly useful in protecting the cardiovascular system. Parsley tea is used for symptomatic relief in cases of urinary tract infection. Chewing parsley removes bad breath, parsley and beaten external use in bruising.

Mint

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Biggest benefits: Treats pain in the stomach, improve digestion.

Traditionally mint tea is used to relieve pain in the stomach, but mint also improves digestion of food. Mint helps in diarrhea, flatulence and stomach syndrome.

‘Effective effect of mint can reduce the urges to vomit.

Mint tea is often used to treat the common cold, sore throat, sinus problems and respiratory infections.

Peppermint oil can help reduce headache, muscle pain or toothache.

Salvia

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Biggest benefits: Against sore throats, to preserve memory

Boil your salvia tea if you have stomach problems or if you disturb dry and sore throat. Tea sage reduces sore throat. Preliminary research suggests that Sage can ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. In other research students that received salvia extract before the exam scored significantly better on tests of memory, and they were in better mood, also.

Turmeric

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Biggest benefits: Anticancer properties

Turmeric is a spice that gives yellow color of curry, it is mostly used in Indian cuisine and medicine. In recent years, studies increasingly confirm its power to fight against cancer. It consists of substances that reduce the growth of tumors. Studies have shown that this spice protects against colon cancer and melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

 

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