Herbs & Spices not only add flavour to your meals, they also contain vitamins and minerals to help your body function better. 

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Basil

Some benefits of Basil:

Good for digestion

Anti-inflammatory

May help to fight depression

May help an upset tummy

May help with skin aging

Some of the Nutrients in Basil:

Vitamin A

Iron

Dietary Fibre

Antioxidants

Calcium

Vitamin K

Beta Carotene

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Chili 
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Some benefits of Chili: 

May help fight infections

Promotes digestive health

May help in weight loss

May help relieving nasal congestion

May with chest colds and cough

 

Some of the Nutrients in Chili:

Vitamin C

Vitamin B6

Vitamin A

Vitamin K

Manganese

Vitamin A

Vitamin B5

Vitamin E

Antioxidant

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Basil to your food and also you can use as an essential oil.

You can add Chili to your food or use as an essential oil

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Bay Leaf

You can include Bay Leaf in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Paprika:

May improve health blood 

May reduce inflammation 

May help Bone Health 

May help the immune system

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Paprika: Vitamin E

Vitamin B6

Vitamin A

Vitamin K

Choline

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Some benefits of Bay Leaf: 

May help blood sugar health

Antibacterial

May help balance Cholesterol

May help with diabetes

Some of the Nutrients present in Bay Leaf: Vitamin A

Iron

Niacin

Magnesium

Calcium

Vitamin B6

Zinc

Potassium

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Paprika
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You can add Paprika to your food or use as an essential oil

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Corriander

You can include Coriander in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Coriander: 

May help boost the immune system

May help brain health

May help skin ailments

May help digestion

Some of the Nutrients present in Coriander: Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Selenium

Vitamin K

Vitamin B9

Beta carotene

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Some benefits of Rosemary:

May help boost the immune system and improves blood circulation

It may help digestion problems, including heartburn

It may help against bacterial infections.

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Rosemary: Anti-oxidant

Anti-inflammatory

Iron

Calcium

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Vitamin B6

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Rosemary
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You can add Rosemary to your food or use as an essential oil

Mint
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You can include Mint in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Mint: 

may help boost the immune system

may help reduce acne

may help with morning sickness and nausea

may help common colds

Some of the Nutrients present in Mint:

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Rich in phosphorus 

Vitamin E 

Vitamin D 

Calcium

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Some benefits of Sage:

May help with memory loss

May help with reducing depression

May support oral health

May ease menopause symptoms

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Sage:

Anti-oxidant

Vitamin K

Iron

Copper

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Magnesium

Zinc

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Sage
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Turmeric
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Some benefits of Turmeric: 

May help improve heart health

May help with arthritis

May help with diabetes

May help with viral infections

May help with high cholesterol 

Some of the Nutrients present in Turmeric: Manganese

Iron

Potassium

Vitamin C 

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet, or before taking any vitamins or supplements especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Sage to your food or use as an essential oil

You can include Turmeric in your diet, you can use as an essential oil or supplements.

Some benefits of Thyme:

May help with boost the immune system 

May help soothe cough

May help with arthritis

May help with sore throat

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Thyme: Antibacterial

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Magnesium

Potassium

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

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You can add Thyme to your food or use as an essential oil

Ginger
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Some benefits of Ginger: 

Helps nausea

May help with arthritis

Help fight the common cold and flu

Can help with morning sickness

May help with weight loss

May help lowering blood sugars

Some of the Nutrients present in Ginger:

Anti-inflammatory

Antioxidant

Gingerol  

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet, or before taking any vitamins or supplements especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Marjoram
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Some benefits of Marjoram:

May help promote blood circulation

May help with digestive disorders

May help with migraines

May help with runny nose and cough

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Marjoram: Folate

Vitamin A

Vitamin K

Vitamin C

Beta carotene

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can include Ginger in your diet, you can use as an essential oil or supplements.

You can add Marjoram to your food or use as an essential oil

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Black Pepper

You can include Black Pepper in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Black Pepper: 

May help boosting the immune system

May help with better digestion

May help fight the common cold and flu

May help with morning sickness

May help lowering blood sugars

Some of the Nutrients present in Black Pepper: Vitamin C

Antioxidant

Vitamin K

Vitamin E

Vitamin A

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B5

Vitamin B6

Manganese

Copper

Anti-inflammatory

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Some benefits of Lemongrass:

May help improve levels of sugar in the blood

May help relieve pain

May help with lower cholesterol

May help detoxify the body

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Lemongrass:

Antibacterial

Antifungal

Antioxidant

Iron

Calcium

Vitamin c  

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Lemongrass
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Some benefits of Fennel:

May help boosting bone health

May help lower blood pressure

May help with digestion 

Some of the Nutrients present in Fennel: Potassium

Vitamin C

Antioxidant

Manganese

Calcium

Niacin   

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Fennel

You can add Lemongrass to your food or use as an essential oil

You can include Fennel in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt:

may help a sore throat

may help in promoting healthy PH balance in your cells 

may help with bone strength 

may help vascular health

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Pink Himalayan Salt:

Potassium 

Iron 

Calcium 

Magnesium

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Pink Himalayan Salt
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You can add Pink Himalayan Salt to your food or you can use when taking a bath.

Cinnamon
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You can include Cinnamon in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

Some benefits of Cinnamon: 

May help with type 2 diabetes 

May help lower cholesterol 

May help relief inflammation 

May help fight infections and viruses  

Some of the Nutrients present in Cinnamon: Anti-inflammatory

Antioxidant

Calcium

Potassium

Vitamin A

Magnesium

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Tarragon
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Some benefits of Tarragon:

May improve digestive health 

May stimulate appetite 

May help with bone water retention 

May help promote sleep

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Tarragon: Potassium

Iron

Calcium

Magnesium

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Vitamin B6

Folate

Antioxidant

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Tarragon to your food or use as an essential oil

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Some benefits of Black Cumin Seeds: 

May help reduce blood glucose 

May help lower cholesterol 

May help the immune system 

May help fight infections and viruses  

Some of the Nutrients present in Black Cumin Seeds:

Anti-inflammatory

Antioxidant 

Calcium 

Potassium 

Magnesium 

Iron

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Black Cumin Seeds

You can include Black Cumin Seeds in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil

Oregano
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Some benefits of Oregano:

may help to boost overall help 

may help with aching muscles 

may help fight bacteria 

may help relieve inflammation

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Oregano: Antibacterial

Anti-inflammatory

Vitamin C

Calcium

Potassium

Phosphorus

Vitamin E 

Vitamin A

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Oregano to your food or use as an essential oil

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Nutmeg

Some benefits of Nutmeg: 

May improve sleep 

May relieve stress 

May improve brain health 

May help lower cholesterol levels  

Some of the Nutrients present in Nutmeg: Manganese

Vitamin B6

Copper 

Thiamine 

Magnesium 

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can include Nutmeg in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

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Dill

Some benefits of Dill:

May help with sleep 

May help boost digestion 

May help with depression 

May help with diabetes

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Dill:

Anti-inflammatory 

Niacin 

Fiber 

Copper 

Vitamin B6 

Potassium 

Magnesium 

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Dill to your food or use as an essential oil

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Some benefits of Saffron: 

may help with type 2 diabetes 

may help with heart disorders 

may help with aging of the skin 

may help with depression 

may help with PMS symptoms  

Some of the Nutrients present in Saffron: Vitamin C 

Vitamin B9 

Vitamin B6 

Vitamin B5 

Vitamin B2 

Iron 

Manganese 

Magnesium 

Potassium 

Antioxidant 

Antimicrobial 

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

Saffron

You can include Saffron in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

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Parsley

Some benefits of Parsley:

May help with diabetes 

May help with allergies 

May help the liver 

 

Some of the Nutrients present in Parsley: Antioxidant 

Vitamin C 

Vitamin K 

Calcium 

Iron

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

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Mustard 

Some benefits of Mustard: 

May help with muscular pain 

May help with diabetes 

may help lower cholesterol 

May help during menopause 

May with detoxification

Some of the Nutrients present in Mustard: Calcium 

Potassium 

Vitamin K 

Magnesium 

Vitamin A 

Vitamin C 

Antioxidant

(Always consult with your doctor before introducing new food to your diet especially if you are taking medication. Inform yourself before using any essential oils)

You can add Parsley to your food or use as an essential oil

You can include Mustard in your diet and also you can use as an essential oil.

The content of this page is to provide information. Always consult with your doctor when introducing a new food to your diet, or you would like to take vitamins or supplements, especially if you are suffering from any conditions or taking any medication. Some foods may have a reaction with your medication. All above information has been sourced and researched and it is part of my vegan nutritional studies.