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Top 5 Spices And Its Benefits...

Updated: Aug 6, 2020

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Spices play an integral part in our life without spices there is no taste in the food also if you miss any of the spice the whole recipe goes for a toss..

There are so many spices in the world but few are the common spices which rules the entire world..

I am going to list down Top 6 spices which is very essential in our daily food recipes and what are the benefits it you consume daily...

So here I start...


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Turmeric is very common and you can find in every household specially in Asian countries. Its medicinal properties makes it a very unique and vital ingredients to add into your food.. Many western countries consume in the form of capsules to consume daily...Others use stem or powder to use in their recipes.. Its common use is to give a nice yellowish color to your food...

Well to start with turmeric is very warm and has a little bitter in taste...

  1. It curcumin content has proven anti-inflammatory properties and also acts as a very strong anti-oxidant for your body.

  2. Scientists are excited about curcumin's potential to ease depression but still has a mixed result...

  3. It helps to fight from seasonal flu and other viral infections. often people in asian countries drink turmeric milk to keep themselves warm during cold & flu.

  4. Studies also says it helps to lower bad cholesterol

  5. It helps to ease joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the body many asian countries is using turmeric to fight such problem and has proven good results.

  6. Some studies says turmeric could help improve IBS symptoms such as abdominal pain arises due to such disease

  7. Due to anti-inflammatory properties it helps to heal many wounds and starches.

  8. It is also used to treat acne and pimples, many face pack consist of turmeric content due to such medicinal effect on your skin.

Ceyenne pepper

Originated from south America and now grows in tropical climate. Ceyenne is the hot chilli in capsicum family and people often use it to enhance the food color and taste..

Cayenne pepper contains powerful anti-oxidant properties and Vitamin like vitamins C, B6, E, potassium, manganese.

Many people consume it in the form of capsules, some add it in to their food, some drink it with water and some also use it tropically.

Its benefits are abundant in nature...

  1. It helps to regulate digestion, heal upset stomach, slow intestinal gas, stop diarrhea and improve gut condition.

  2. It also helps to prevent heart disease and to reverse blood clotting

  3. It helps to relieve tooth ache

  4. It helps to detox your body many people consume ceyenne pepper along with lemon juice to improve gut condition.

  5. Its also works to lose weight by consuming cayenne pepper for breakfast creates less appetite.

  6. It helps to regulate metabolism and also helps the body lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides

  7. Cayenne pepper is a great source of vitamin A with is beneficial for eye health, boost immunity and foster cell growth in the body.

  8. Ceyenne pepper is also a source of vitamin E which promotes good skin condition and helps as a anti- ageing properties.


Cinnamon is one of my fav spice in the kitchen. It can be used in so many ways in your food recipes in the form of flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snacks, tea and beverages. Its is loaded with Anti-oxidant, Anti-Inflammatory and antibiotic properties.

  1. Cinnamon oil helps to treat some bacterial and fungus infection.

  2. It helps to lower blood sugar levels

  3. It helps to prevent Alzheimer disease as per some studies

  4. It may help to reduce fat components in the body due to high anti-oxidant contents

  5. It is a great laxative since it reduces stomach gas and induces bowel movements

  6. Some studies has also suggest that eating cinnamon may help in dealing with hypertension.

Sea Salt

Sea salt is loaded with natural minerals and extremely beneficial in keeping us hydrated..

Since ages people use salt for many essential purposes for skin, food, medicine and cleaning.

There are different types of unrefined and sea salt you will find in the market like Red, tray, pink. All are equally healthy and helpful in balancing the body and sufficing them with 24 vital nutrients presents naturally in the sea salt. Sea salt contains minerals like iron, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, magnesium, iodine, and potassium that help boost the activity of the immune system.

  1. It helps to keep you hydrated it satisfies our thirst and keeps us holding on to the fluids for longer period of time

  2. Sea salt is great source of minerals present naturally It has 84 minerals that nourish and strengthen our body.

  3. It is a great source of electrolytes like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and sodium. These electrolytes are vital for muscle, brain and heart health.

  4. Sea salt is extremely beneficial for acne, psoriasis, eczema, and anti-aging and many cosmetic companies are leveraging their business by adding sea salt in the products.

  5. It works wonder to your skin and great exfoliator, make a skin scrub.

  6. Sea salt is very good for oral health it helps to prevent tooth decay and also acts as an antiseptic which is good to reduce ulcers and sores.

  7. There are numerous benefits of topical application of sea salt can help increase the blood circulation.

  8. And last but not the least enhances your food taste.


Cumin is originated from Mediterranean and Southwest Asia. However people use this spice all over the world. Cumin comes from cyminum plant. Its compounds that are linked with potential health benefits, including terpenes, phenols, flavonoids and alkaloid. Cumin is sper beneficial for digestion and food borne infection.

Many asian countries add cumin in water and drink in the morning for weight loss and control blood sugar. Cumin has a very warm and earthy flavour which goes for many food recipes.

  1. Its a dense source of iron.

  2. Promotes overall digestion

  3. Helps to control bad cholesterols

  4. Good for weightloss as it decrease the insulin levels in the body

  5. Great source of anti-oxidants

  6. Cumin intake will help people from respiratory disorders such as asthma and bronchitis can benefit greatly.

  7. Study claims cumin when digested, it releases a component called megalomicin, which acts as an antibiotic in our body

  8. Cumin is great source of calcium and its major mineral that is essential for healthy bone development in youth.

Other spices are equally beneficial would suggest consumption of these universal spices all around the world will not only give you numerous benefits but also strive to keep you healthy.

And in all my recipes you will find this ingredients is present along with other herbs and spices...

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