Authentic Spices

Black Pepper Powder

Dried ground pepper is one of the most common spices in European cuisine and has been known and prized for ages for its flavor and use as medicine for a number of health problems, especially as an antacid and for digestion.

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne stimulates digestion and muscle movement in the intestines, which helps restore deficient digestive secretions and aids absorption of food nutrient; also, cayenne warms the body and stimulates the release of mucus from the respiratory passages. When it comes to nutrient, cayenne is relatively high in vitamin A, E, C. It also contains vitamin B6, riboflavin, potassium and manganese.

Chili Powder

Chili is mostly used in its powdered form in day-to-day food as well as making various seasonings like sauces, chutneys & pickles. Red chili powder is an indispensable ingredient in most Indian dishes.Chili Powder is loaded with vitamin C, also it had load of capsinoids.

Crushed Chili

Crushed Chili, which is also widely known as chili flakes or pizza chilli, is a semi-crushed form of whole chilies and is very commonly used throughout the world as a garnish over pizzas and other breads. It is preferably made from whole chilies, after removing the stalks, and has a seed content of 35-40 % in it.

Coriander Seeds

Coriander is one of the important spices in our day-to-day life. Coriander seeds are globular and almost round in shape with a greenish brown color and a strong aroma. They form an essential part of the curry powder & various spices blends in India. Coriander has many medicinal values & it promotes natural healing. Coriander leaves are also popular for garnishing a variety of Indian dishes.

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder is widely used in Indian cuisine. Coriander powder is prepared by grinding a high quality of matured, sun dried coriander seeds in natural form.

Cumin Seeds

Cumin, which was also called “Sugandhan” (good smell)  in ancient times, had its popularity spread from Latin America to Africa and all over Asia. The cumin seeds are uniformly elliptical and deeply furrowed. They have a very distinctive bitter, yet warm flavor and aromatic smell. It is one of the mostly widely used spices in our day-to-day life. Cumin, along with coriander, forms a major ingredient of curry powder and other spice blends. It also has applications worldwide in sectors other than food, like beverages, liquors, medicines, toiletries and perfumery. Indian cumin has a good demand in international markets and it is exported in both seed form as well as powder form.

Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek is used for digestive problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation, and inflammation of the stomach (gastritis). It is also used for conditions that affect heart health such as “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis) as well as high blood levels of certain fats including cholesterol.   Fenugreek is used for kidney ailments, a vitamin deficiency, mouth ulcers, boils, bronchitis, and infection of the tissues beneath the surface of the skin (cellulitis). As well as tuberculosis, chronic coughs, chapped lips, baldness, cancer, and lowering blood sugar in people with diabetes.For men, use fenugreek for hernia, erectile dysfunction (ED), and other male problems. Women who are breast-feeding sometimes use fenugreek to promote milk flow.Fenugreek is sometimes used as a poultice. That means it is wrapped in cloth, warmed and applied directly to the skin to treat local pain and swelling (inflammation), muscle pain, pain and swelling of lymph nodes (lymphadenitis), pain in the toes (gout), wounds, leg ulcers, and eczema.

Garam Masala

The composition of garam masala differs regionally, with many different spices from India. The spices components of the mix are toasted, then ground together some of them are Black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black and green cardamom are to name a few….

Ginger

Ginger is well known as a digestive aid to relieve nausea and upset stomachs, as well helps to stimulate circulation and relieve cramping.  It also work breaking up intestinal gas and blocking a receptor in the gut that induces vomiting.  Ginger is another natural aspirin impersonator and anti-inflammatory which can relief from migraines, arthritis pain, and muscle pain and aches if you use only ¼ teaspoon daily.

Himalayan Pink Salt

Sharpens vital brain functions, improves mental clarity, anti-aging; rids the body of acidic wastes that cause degeneration, ease cramps, constipation, digestive disorders, purifying, detoxifying to the blood, stronger libido, sexual vitality, more vigor. As well as nutrients are absorbed more efficiently by the body, an essential mineral replenishes vital electrolytes.

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric is my favorite anti-cancer spices that I use every morning, but it does more than that it helps speed up digestion with it anti-inflammatory properties also known as curcumin.
Scientists report that the Turmeric is as effective as ibuprofen in treating osteoarthritis.
“Turmeric can protect the body from tissue destruction and joint inflammation and also preserve good nerve cell function” for better benefits try to cook with black pepper which releases curcumin from the spice.Turmeric is my favorite anti-cancer spices that I use every morning, but it does more than that it helps speed up gestion with it anti-inflammatory properties also known as curcumin.Scientists report that the Turmeric is as effective as ibuprofen in treating osteoarthritis.“Turmeric can protect the body from tissue destruction and joint inflammation and also preserve good nerve cell function” for better benefits try to cook with black pepper which releases curcumin from the spice. *Turmeric’s ‘Smart Kill’ Properties Put Chemo & Radiation To Shame
The ancient Indian spice turmeric strikes again! A new study finds turmeric extract selectively and safely killing cancer stem cells in a way that chemo and radiation cannot. A ground-breaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world’s most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer treatment: the primary polyphenol in the ancient spice turmeric known as curcumin, has the ability to selectively target cancer stem cells, which are at the root of cancer malignancy, while having little to no toxicity on normal stem cells, which are essential for tissue regeneration and longevity.
By Contributing Writer Sayer Ji

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