Black pepper, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, ginger, parsley, oregano, garlic and thyme are all spices that many of us use on a regular basis especially black pepper. There are many more reasons to use these spices than t simply add flavor to a meal. Continue reading each spice link to learn more about the health benefits.

Basil Flakes

The king of herbs, basil herb is one of the oldest and popular herbal plant rich in many notable health benefiting phyto-nutrients. This highly prized plant is revered as "holy herb" in many traditions worldwide.

Black Pepper

Black pepper is an antioxidant that has antibacterial effects. It also improves digestion and helps stimulate the breakdown of fat cells. Isn’t it great when something you use daily turns out to be so good for you?

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper fights inflammation, prevents stomach ulcers, boosts immunity, offers pain relief, contains cardiovascular benefits and helps clear congestion. It also carries healthy dose of vitamin A. Spice up your food while improving your health !


Cinnamon contains healthy compounds that have been shown to relieve pain, improve circulation, fight inflammation and thin the blood.


Cloves are the dried, unopened, nail-shaped flower buds of the evergreen Syzygium aromaticum. They are reddish-brown in color and have a strong, aromatic flavor and aroma.

Garlic Powder

Garlic powder may be the most effective form of supplementation due to the way it has been processed - leaving much more of the allicin available when ingested.


Ginger contains antioxidants that help to prevent certain diseases. Ginger has been shown to be a good treatment for nausea associated with travel sickness, pregnancy and hangovers.


Oregano is an important herb in Mediterranean cookery. Often used dry rather than fresh. Used for flavoring salad dressings and vegetables, and frequently included in strongly flavored dishes with chilies, garlic, onions and other spices.


Parsley is one of the most popular culinary herbs, which is used to cure various health diseases. It is also known as “rock celery”.


Thyme is an important healthy herb but the health benefits go beyond warm soup on a cold night: Thyme is antiseptic and antibacterial. Recent studies show thyme can kill MRSA infections, which are resistant to other antibiotics.

Tomato Powder

Tomato powder packed with lycopene and vitamin C, is the perfect supplement to any dish needing tomato flavor. Add to eggs, soups, stews and sauces. It is also great for blending into smoothies.

Turmeric or Curcumin

Turmeric is rich in antioxidants, which may help in the fight against cancer. It also contains inflammation fighting compounds that may help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and joint inflammation.