Holistic Approach to Wellness

Health Benefits of Spices

God put herbs and spices here for a reason. Use them daily in your foods for added medicinal benefits!

Cinnamon

* Boosts brain function

* Assists with blood sugar control

* Antimicrobial properties

* Antifungal properties

* Anticlotting properties

* Contains calcium, vitamins and fiber

* Aids in digestion

Curry and Turmeric

* Anti-inflammatory

* May decrease arthritis pain

* May decrease risk of certain types of cancers

* May protect against Alzheimer’s disease

* May decrease cholesterol

* May boost brain function

Tarragon

* Aids in digestion

* May help with insomnia

* Anti-inflammatory properties

Dill

* Good source of calcium

* Antibacterial properties

* May have anticarcinogenic properties

Cilantro (coriander seeds)

* May help control blood sugar

* May help cleanse heavy metals from the body

* Antimicrobial properties

* Rich in phyto-nutrients

* May help decrease cholesterol

* Aids in digestion

Cumin

* Good source of iron

* Anticarcinogenic properties

* Aids in digestion

* Believed to be a blood purifier

Saffron

* Aids in digestion

* May help with depression

* May have anticarcinogenic properties

* Rich in antioxidants

Black pepper

* Aids in digestion

* Rich in antioxidants

* Antibacterial properties

Cayenne pepper

* Anti-inflammatory

* Pain relief

* May help prevent ulcers

* May assist with weight loss efforts by increasing metabolism

* Improves circulation

* Decreases mucous production

Basil

* Good source of beta-carotene

* Anti-inflammatory properties

* Antibacterial properties

* Rich in antioxidants

Ginger

* Aids in digestion

* Anti-inflammatory properties

* Boosts the immune system

* May protect against colon cancer

Mustard

* Rich in phyto-nutrients

* Anti-inflammatory properties

* May improve cardiovascular health

* Aids in digestion

Oregano

* Antibacterial properties

* Rich in antioxidants

* Aids in digestion

* May assist with respiratory problems

Peppermint

* Aids in digestion

* Useful in aromatherapy

* Makes a wonderful tea

* Rich in phyto-nutrients

Rosemary

* Anti-inflammatory properties

* Rich in antioxidants

* Anticarcinogenic properties

* Rich in vitamin E and minerals

* A mild diuretic

* May help to detoxify the liver

* May improve brain function and memory

Sage

* Anti-inflammatory

* Antimicrobial properties

* Rich in antioxidants

* May improve brain function and memory

Thyme

* Antibacterial properties

* Rich in antioxidants

* May benefit respiratory health

* Improves circulation

* Strengthens the immune system

Parsley

* Improves circulation

* Prevents bad breath

* Rich in vitamins and minerals

* Rich in antioxidants

* Mild diuretic

* May improve kidney function

Garlic

* Antibacterial properties

* Antiviral properties

* Rich in antioxidants

* May help decrease cholesterol

Onion

* Antibacterial properties

* May improve respiratory health

* May help decrease cholesterol

* May improve cardiovascular health

Lemon

* Lemon oil may be helpful for dissolving cellulite (phase 3 only)

* Rich source of vitamin C

* Boosts the immune system

* Antibacterial properties

* May be helpful for detoxifying the liver

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