What’s In It For Me? (and You?)

Realizing not all of these spices are available in all parts of the world or your country, you can still find some on this list that you haven’t even tried yet. Do you know these benefits?

What benefits in these spices will serve your health when you serve them up?


Cassia and Cinnamon are effective antibacterial and antiviral agents. They support the human immune system in the battle against influenza according to Jordan Rubin, author of the Maker’s Diet and other books, who has an incredible testimony of what the right nutrients can do to improve your health.

Cilantro                    Benefit: Metal cleansing. The chemical compounds in cilantro bind to toxic metals and loosen them from the tissue.


Cinnamon               Benefit: Cinnamon has been shown to help attention and blood sugar regulation it is high in anti-oxidants and is a natural aphrodisiac

garlic, oregano        boost blood flow to the brain

ginger                     the hot spicy test of ginger, cayenne and black pepper comes from ginerols, capsaicin and pepperine, compounds that boost metabolism                                    and have an aphrodisiac effect.


Saffron:              In multiple studies Saffron extract has been shown to be as effective as antidepressant medication in treating people with major depression

Rosemary, Sage, and  Thyme help boost memory according to scientific studies.

Turmeric:               Found in Curry has a chemical that has been shown to decrease the plaques in the brain thought to be responsible for                                                Alzheimer’s Disease.

Keep watching this blog for more spices and herbs and their benefits. It’s a growing list which is being updated and not by any means all-inclusive, nor will it ever be.