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Spicy, Healthy, Delicious!!! Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs


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    Tamarind

    Tamarind is an edible fruit pulp and is used commonly in Indian cooking for its tangy acidic taste.

    Medicinal Use:

    • Tamarind has been found to be helpful for healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels



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    Saffron

    Saffron is a the stigma of a flower and is used for its unique flavor in lots of cuisines. It is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus. The stigmas of the flower are dried and used in cooking as a seasoning and colouring agent. It is the reason for the unique flavor and rich color in lot of sauces. Saffron is the world's most expensive spice by weight.

    Medicinal Use:

    • Saffron has a substance which is believed to help boost the mood.
    • Saffron has having anti-carcinogenic or cancer preventing properties.
    • Helps purify blood
    • Usually given to pregnant women in India during pregnancy for a healthy baby. A pinch is added to warm milk before bed.



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    Re: Spicy, Healthy, Delicious!!! Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs

    Thanks for the nice info nisha dear

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    Very gud and informative posts Nisha

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    Nisha.. superb and very useful sharing... way of your presentation also very good dear

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    Re: Spicy, Healthy, Delicious!!! Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs

    Dear Nisha hameetha, you have educated us with new facts and usefulness of these tamarind and saffron. thanks for providing such useful information

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    Useful information Nisha Hameetha. Thanks for sharing.
    Anpudan,
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    Re: Spicy, Healthy, Delicious!!! Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs

    Quote Originally Posted by akshu.anitha View Post
    Thanks for the nice info nisha dear
    You're most welcome anitha....

    Quote Originally Posted by deepa bala View Post
    Very gud and informative posts Nisha
    Thanks Deepa....

    Quote Originally Posted by Parasakthi View Post
    Nisha.. superb and very useful sharing... way of your presentation also very good dear
    Thanks for your compliments Shakthi....

    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha hameetha, you have educated us with new facts and usefulness of these tamarind and saffron. thanks for providing such useful information
    Thanks for your compliment and welcome Sumi sis....

    Quote Originally Posted by gowrymohan View Post
    Useful information Nisha Hameetha. Thanks for sharing.
    Anpudan,
    Gowry.
    Thanks and welcome Gowry....


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    Re: Spicy, Healthy, Delicious!!! Health Benefits of Spices and Herbs

    Black pepper

    Black pepper is produced from the still-green unripe berries of the pepper plant and is is the most popular and widely used spice in the world. It is used to season all kinds of savory dishes.

    Medicinal Use:

    • Stimulates taste buds and helps improve digestion
    • Has antioxidant and antibacterial effects
    • Helps relieve constipation, diarrhea and indigestion.
    • Provides remedy for ear and tooth aches
    • Provides Joint Pain relief
    • Remedies insomnia.



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    Nutmeg

    Nutmeg is an egg shaped seed used in many cuisines for its sweet and delicate flavor and taste. Actually there are two spices from the nutmeg tree, nutmeg and mace. Nutmeg and mace have similar taste qualities, nutmeg having a slightly sweeter and mace a more delicate flavour. Both are used in small quantities in to add a unique aroma and flavor to dishes.

    Medicinal Use:

    • Nutmeg provides joint inflammation relief
    • Helps with toothaches
    • Helps relieve upset stomach and stomach aches.
    • A pinch of mace added to warm milk before bed can help with insomnia

    Used In:

    • Sweets and Desserts
    • Used when cooking green leafy vegetables
    • Garam Masala
    • Indian sauces and gravies




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