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Sing With Me: “Sugar and Spice With All Things Nice, and That’s What Herbal Remedies Are Made Of…”

Updated on February 26, 2020
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You may have noticed in my articles the various kinds of spices I like to include in my dish. Though spices bring that beautiful aromatic fragrance and flavour, it is packed with natural remedies. Not only does it give healing but also revitalises the body and mind. Here are some "good to know" information:

Pure Sugar (Jaggery)

A natural sweetener derived from sugarcane juice

  • Improves appetite and digestion
  • Strengthens muscles and gastrointestinal
  • Alleviates water retention
  • Relieves menstrual difficulties
  • Relieves palpitation and anxiety symptoms
  • Relieves a sore throat
  • Relieves a headache
  • Relief to common cold
  • Boosts immunity

Turmeric also known as “the golden spice”

A powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant

To alleviate:

  • Common cold and fever
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Liver disorders
  • Digestive disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Small pox
  • Chicken pox
  • Wound healing
  • Menstrual difficulties
  • Abdominal pain and tension
  • Colic

Garlic and Ginger

A Natural antibiotic to bacterial and fungal infections

  • Decreases blood clotting, promoting blood circulation in the body
  • Relief to common cold and flu
  • Assists in respiratory conditions
  • Relieves arthritis
  • Relieves motion sickness
  • Relieves headaches
  • Strengthens gastrointestinal
  • Maintains blood sugar levels for diabetes

Cumin seeds (Jeera)

An anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory

  • Aids digestion
  • Boosts immunity
  • Boosts energy
  • Aids the liver
  • Assists diabetics in reducing sugar levels if high
  • Aids respiratory
  • Regulates blood pressure
  • Treats anemia
  • Menstrual difficulties
  • Treats acne
  • Nourishes hair

Cardamon (Elachie)

An anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory

  • Aids digestion
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Treats bad breath and prevents cavities
  • Improves breathing
  • Maintains blood and sugar levels
  • Assists weight loss


An anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory

  • Enhances circulation in the body
  • Freshens breath
  • Regulates blood sugar and pressure levels, therefore a powerful anti-diabetic effect
  • Anti-fungal and Anti-viral
  • Strengthens memory stamina of the brain


Promotes healthy eyes and skin

  • Improves cardiovascular
  • Maintains body temperature
  • Relief to common cold

The list of benefits are endless, but the information provided is to give you a sense of its property benefits. I will soon publish additional articles on the optimal method to use each ingredient.


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