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Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. Ginger, which is scientifically referred to as Zingiber officinale. A member of the Zingiberaceae family, along with other medicinal superfoods such as turmeric, cardamom, and galangal. Ginger has been used as a spice and medicinal supplement in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In both Traditional Chinese Medicine and modern medicine in China, ginger is used in about half of all herbal prescriptions on the market today. Ginger is generally available in three forms, fresh ginger root, preserved ginger and dried ginger. General compounds found within ginger, such as Fe, Mg, Ca, vitamin...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a staple that is in almost every spice rack, however it has also been used for its medicinal properties for centuries in both traditional and modern medicines. Scientifically known as cinnamomum there are two main types used medicinally, Ceylon Cinnamon referred to as true cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon, known as common cinnamon found in both medicinal products and food items. Cinnamon is made by cutting the stems of cinnamon trees, the inner bark is extracted and the wood is removed. When the bark has dried, the strips curl into the “cinnamon sticks” you see in grocery stores and...

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Turmeric and Black Pepper - The powerhouse combo

Turmeric and Black Pepper - The powerhouse combo

Turmeric, known as the golden spice, has been used for thousands of years in traditional Indian medicine. Studies support these perceived traditional health benefits, specifically when combined with black pepper. Both turmeric and black pepper have key active ingredients that play a role in this powerful combinations health benefits The key bio active compound in turmeric is curcumin, a polyphenol that is a strong antioxidant with anti-inflammatory capabilities. Curcumin on its own is not well absorbed by the body, however the key bio active compound in black pepper is Piperine. Known for increasing the absorption of certain compounds during the...

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