The Hidden Secrets 2012-09-28T11:57:43+00:00

The Hidden Secrets in Spices

Cinnamon

  • Boosts brain function
  • Assists with blood sugar control
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Antifungal properties
  • Anticlotting properties
  • Contains calcium, vitamins and fiber
  • Aids in digestion

Curry and Turmeric

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • May decrease arthritis pain
  • May decrease risk of certain types of cancers
  • May protect against Alzheimer’s disease
  • May decrease cholesterol
  • May boost brain function

Tarragon

  • Aids in digestion
  • May help with insomnia
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

Dill

  • Good source of calcium
  • Antibacterial properties
  • May have anticarcinogenic properties

Cilantro (coriander seeds)

  • May help control blood sugar
  • May help cleanse heavy metals from the body
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Rich in phyto-nutrients
  • May help decrease cholesterol
  • Aids in digestion

Cumin

  • Good source of iron
  • Anticarcinogenic properties
  • Aids in digestion
  • Believed to be a blood purifier

Saffron

  • Aids in digestion
  • May help with depressions
  • May have anticarcinogenic properties
  • Rich in antioxidants

Black pepper

  • Aids in digestion
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Antibacterial properties

Cayenne pepper

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Pain relief
  • May help prevent ulcers
  • May assist with weight loss efforts by increasing metabolism
  • Improves circulation
  • Decreases mucous production

Basil

  • Good source of beta-carotene
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants

Ginger

  • Aids in digestion
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Boosts the immune system
  • May protect against colon cancer

Mustard

  • Rich in phyto-nutrients
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • May improve cardiovascular health
  • Aids in digestion

Oregano

  • Antibacterial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Aids in digestion
  • May assist with respiratory problems

Peppermint

  • Aids in digestion
  • Useful in aromatherapy
  • Makes a wonderful tea
  • Rich in phyto-nutrients

Rosemary

  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Anticarcinogenic properties
  • Rich in vitamin E and minerals
  • A mild diuretic
  • May help to detoxify the liver
  • May improve brain function and memory

Sage

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • May improve brain function and memory

Thyme

  • Antibacterial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • May benefit respiratory health
  • Improves circulation
  • Strengthens the immune system

Parsley

  • Improves circulation
  • Prevents bad breath
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Mild diuretic
  • May improve kidney function

Garlic

  • Antibacterial properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • May help decrease cholesterol

Onion

  • Antibacterial properties
  • May improve respiratory health
  • May help decrease cholesterol
  • May improve cardiovascular health

Lemon

  • Lemon oil may be helpful for dissolving cellulite (phase 3 only)
  • Rich source of vitamin C
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Antibacterial properties
  • May be helpful for detoxifying the live