Eating healthy can sometimes be a challenge to many people. More often than not, you’ll hear people complain that healthy foods are unsavoury and not entirely enticing to the palette.
Enter spices and herbs—the aromatic flavourings that can transform even the blandest tasting dish into something really palatable without adding a load of fat or calories into it. For the most part, many people did not know that these things pack a lot of surprising health benefits. From promoting longer life, to fighting pain and more, below are some of the healthiest herbs and spices of all time.
Black Tea leaves.
Black tea leaves are known to have a way of reducing the risk of having heart-related complications.
Mint is great at relieving an upset stomach. It is used as an effective diuretic and also aids in the relaxation of the entire body.
Eucalyptus appears to have mucolytic properties which enable it to help people with nasal congestion. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that seemed to work well in a lot of areas. So yes, this food of choice of koalas indeed has more medicinal value than a lot of people would have imagined.
Parsley packs a lot of punch when it comes to treating halitosis or more commonly known as simply ‘bad breath”.
Ginger is a sure way to treat nausea and motion sickness. If you are easily sea, car or even air sick, chew a ginger gum before you start boarding you vehicle of choice to effectively stave off nausea once on the road.
Licorice is an effective cure for sore throat thanks to its anti-inflammatory effects which helps relieve the itchiness and discomfort that sore throat can bring.
Ginseng has been used widely (even commercially) as an energy booster. It effectively fights fatigue with very significant results. Notice how ginseng is always a component of almost every commercially marketed energy drink?
Insomnia or sleeping difficulty can be a problem for most people. Good thing there’s chamomile to help them put their minds and bodies to rest mode.