Hippocrates said….
"let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food"

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.12.57 AMGinger: Anti-inflammatory and great for digestion. Add fresh ginger to juices, teas, and pretty much any vegetable dish.

Screen Shot 2016-08-21 at 2.26.53 PMOregano: Two of the most important components of oregano are rosmarinic acid and thymol, both of which are powerful antioxidant compounds that have been closely linked to reducing oxidative stress in the body.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.17.35 AMTurmeric: Contains curcumin, plus it boasts anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-oxidant properties. Great in curries, rice and veggie dishes.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.26.06 AMGarlic: Helps to lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, control triglycerides (fats) and thin the blood, reducing clotting in high-risk heart patients. It also supports general immune function, has a natural antibacterial and anti fungal action, acts as an antiseptic, fights infection and contains chemicals that help to prevent cancer. Great in pretty much anything you cook!

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.25.09 AMCayenne: Destroys bacteria and enhances your immune system, improves blood flow, has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, diuretic, analgesic, expectorant, and diaphoretic properties. Add to soups, stir-fries, curries and rice veggie dishes.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.14.25 AMCumin: Supports healthy blood sugar levels and is an anti-oxidant. It’s a great mild spice for curry dishes.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.15.52 AMCinnamon: An anti-oxidant and supports healthy blood sugar levels. Add to cooking and healthy sweet treats.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.18.57 AMRosemary: Is an anti-oxidant and has anti-cancer properties. Add to veggie pizzas and tomato-based vegetable dishes.

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.21.05 AMThyme: Is a natural antibacterial, rich source of polyphenols and flavonoids and improves digestion. Great added to any vegetarian meal.


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Conventional herbs and spices are generally very highly sprayed so always try to buy organic varieties.

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Hippocrates of Kos, also known as Hippocrates II, was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine.


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