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Health Benefits of Star Anise

Learn AboutStar AniseBenefits Health Benefits   Star anise contains some of the most important plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have been antioxidant, disease-preventing and having health promoting properties. The chief component that gives the characteristic sweet, aromatic flavor to anise is anethole, the essential volatile oil present in the seeds. Other important compounds [...]
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Health Benefits of Cumin

Learn AboutCuminBenefits Health Benefits Cumin seeds contain numerous phyto-chemicals that are known to have antioxidant, carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber. A study by researchers at Mysore University in India explored the potential anti-diabetic properties of cumin. In this study, published in 1998 in the journal "Nutrition Research," [...]
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Health Benefits of Coriander

Learn AboutCorianderBenefits Health Benefits   Coriander seeds contain many plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have been antioxidant, disease-preventing and have health promoting properties. The characteristic aromatic flavor of coriander seeds comes from the numerous fatty acids and essential volatile oils. Some important fatty acids in the dried seeds include petroselinic acid, linoleic acid [...]
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Health Benefits of Marjoram

Learn AboutMarjoramBenefits Health Benefits Tea made from the leaves or flowers is used for runny nose and colds in infants and toddlers, dry and irritating coughs, swollen nose and throat, and ear pain. Marjoram tea is also used for various digestion problems including poor appetite, liver disease, gallstones, intestinal gas and stomachcramps. Women can use [...]
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Health Benefits of Laurel

Learn AboutLaurelBenefits Health Benefits The spice contains many notable plant-derived compounds, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. This spice has many volatile active components such as α-pinene, β-pinene, myrcene, limonene, linalool, methyl chavicol, neral, α-terpineol, geranyl acetate, eugenol, and chavicol. These compounds are known to have been antiseptic, antioxidant, digestive and thought [...]
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Health Benefits of Boukovo / Chili Flakes

Learn AboutBoukovo / Chili FlakesBenefits Health Benefits • It is similar to red colored food items having high concentration of carotene and Vitamin A. Along with Vitamin A, it is a rich source of Vitamin C, folic acid, potassium and manganese. Vitamin A is known to aid tissues of eyes and improves vision. • Boukovo [...]
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Health Benefits of Linden

Linden TisaneColtsfootBenefits Health Benefits Is an aromatic herb that acts as a diuretic and expectorant, calms nerves and lowers high blood pressure, increased sweating, liberates spasms and improves digestion. The flowers and the leaves of the tree are known for their healing properties, as they containemollients, volatile oils rich in farnesol, several gluconate, astringents and [...]
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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Learn AboutCinnamonBenefits Health Benefits The high levels of antioxidants that it has, can contribute to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and muscular degeneration. Cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate and cinnamyl alcohol are the three basic ingredients of cinnamon, which are very helpful. The cinnamaldehyde helps to address harmful blood platelet coagulation, which can lead to [...]
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Health Benefits of Clove

Learn AboutCloveBenefits Health Benefits The active principles in the clove are known to have antioxidant, antiseptic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The spice contains health beneficial essential oils such as eugenol. It is a phenyl-propanoids class of chemical compound, which gives pleasant, sweet aromatic fragrances to the clove-bud. Eugenol [...]
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Health Benefits of Oregano

Learn AboutOreganoBenefits Health Benefits Oregano contains an impressive list of plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. The herb parts contain no cholesterol; however, they are a rich source of dietary fiber, which helps to control blood cholesterol levels. It contains health beneficial essential oils such as carvacrol, thymol, limonene, [...]