spices with healing powers

similar to the 8 healthiest spices & herbs article from EatingWell Magazine. here are 9 spices with “healing powers.” caring.com’s article provides an estimate of how much of each spice to have on a regular basis.

  1. Cinnamon
    Cinnamon’s health benefits make it worth adding to your daily diet — and cinnamon’s sweet, warming flavor makes it easy. Aim for a quarter to half a teaspoon most days of the week.
  2. Sage
    The spice has been shown to help with memory and mood. It recommends using a quarter to half a teaspoon of sage a few times a week.
  3. Turmeric
    Aim for a teaspoon of turmeric at least three times a week.
  4. Thyme
    Use a teaspoon of fresh thyme or quarter to half a teaspoon of dried thyme about three times a week.
  5. Ginger
    If your doctor approves it, it’s best to use ginger daily.
  6. Rosemary
    Aim for a teaspoon of rosemary a few times a week.
  7. Saffron
    As little as a tenth of a teaspoon has been shown to have benefits.
  8. Basil
    Aim for a tablespoon of fresh basil or quarter to half a teaspoon of dried basil three times a week.
  9. Chili Peppers
    As little as an eighth of a teaspoon can have positive health benefits.

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read article on Yahoo! Health by Megan Kempston for Caring.com: 9 Spices With Super Healing Powers

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