# Thursday, 13 September 2018
                 
Sweet marjoram, a member of the oregano family of herbs, is a very tasty, healthy and medicinal herb. Known for its sweet flavour, marjoram has been used for centuries in many different types of recipes, and was even used in ancient Greek and Roman times as a key ingredient in love potions! Read on for marjoram's historical uses, nutritional data, medicinal and health properties and for some cooking suggestions.
posted on Thursday, 13 September 2018 19:01:13 (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Monday, 30 April 2018
                 
Thyme is an aromatic spice that has been used by many civilizations for thousands of years. It is a potent anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-septic and anti-bacterial. In addition, thyme has high amounts of vitamins and minerals, making it a very healthy spice to consume. The historical usage of thyme is also very interesting!
posted on Monday, 30 April 2018 16:37:19 (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, 01 November 2017
                 
Allspice is a very nutritious and medicinal spice that is packed with flavour. It tastes and smells like a combination of nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon, and has been used by people for hundreds of years now. Originally used for flavouring chocolate and as an embalming preservative, allspice has now been found to have anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties! For more information please read on.
posted on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 20:51:10 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, 24 May 2017
                 
Cloves are a fragrant spice that have been used to flavour our foods for thousands of years. They are valued for their potent taste as well as their anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-septic and anesthetic medicinal qualities! Cloves have a rich history, and were one of the spices worth more than their weight in gold during the spice trade which drove exploration around the world.
posted on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 20:33:04 (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, 06 December 2016
                 
Cayenne pepper is a highly nutritious and medicinal super spice. It has been used to spice up food and treat various ailments by many cultures for centuries. Cayenne gets its heat from capsaicin, and it is this capsaicin that gives cayenne pepper its medicinal properties (e.g. an anti-inflammatory, a potent pain reliever and an anti-carcinogen just for starters)!
posted on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 21:22:20 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Tuesday, 13 September 2016
                 
Our latest "Healthy Spices" article is all about super cinnamon, which has been used by humans for thousands of years now. It is a sweet spice that originated from Sri Lanka that has a wide variety of medicinal properties. For starters, cinnamon is the most potent natural antioxidant that we know of!
posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 20:24:39 (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, 02 March 2016
                 
Oregano is an amazing spice that has been used by all sorts of societies throughout the ages. In this 2nd edition of our "Healthy Spices" series we look at oregano's historical use, its nutritional and medicinal properties, and finish up with some cooking tips along with some cautionary notes regarding oregano, a true super spice!
posted on Wednesday, 02 March 2016 16:12:12 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, 16 December 2015
                 
Welcome to this first article in our new "Healthy Spices" blog series. In this first addition we look at turmeric, the golden spice. Turmeric has a veritable plethora of medicinal properties, and has been used by numerous cultures for literally thousands of years!
posted on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 20:49:07 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Tuesday, 01 October 2013
                 
Ginger root's medicinal properties have been used for centuries to treat and prevent a wide variety of ailments. It is commonly used to promote good digestive health and is also an anti-inflammatory that helps ease joint pains among other things!
posted on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 21:29:52 (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
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