Learning about new spices is a lot of fun, especially when you realize what health benefits you have been missing out on for so long! According to your spice fanatics here at The Great American Spice Company, we believe that including some sort of spice or herb in every dish you cook is a must! We’ve already told you about some interesting advantages of including cayenne peppers, fennel, cinnamon and ginger into your diet. Here are the final spices that you should be ingesting regularly.
Turmeric can be found in many cheeses, butters and mustards, but it’s not just for eating. Turmeric has been used as an over-the-counter pain relief remedy that is equal to ibuprofen. There are also many researchers who are investigating bigger advantages of including turmeric in your everyday life, like benefiting people who suffer from arthritis, cancer and even Alzheimer’s disease. Because Turmeric is an incredibly powerful antioxidant with a surplus of antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties, it’s becoming a spice that you shouldn’t ever leave out. Add turmeric to a curry dish, meats, salads and dressings.
Ahh, the spice that reminds everyone of pizza! This spice has some pretty amazing properties, including antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant, antibiotic and anticancer properties. The oil that is in an oregano leaf has been medicinally used to treat coughs, congestion, fevers, body-aches and many other illnesses. Add this spice and herb into your daily life by sprinkling it on pizza, tomato sauces, stews and your favorite soups!