Author - Ismat Nathani

importance of spices
importance of spices

Importance of Spices as Herbs in Ayurveda

Ayurveda uses many spices to alter long-standing conditions by eliminating metabolic toxins. Also known as 'cleansers', certain herbs improve the immunity of the person, thereby reducing conditions such as fever.Herbs such as ginger, black pepper, long pepper, cinnamon, coriander and turmeric are known for their alternative properties.Spices such as cumin, fennel and peppermint are used as antacids, neutralizing the acid produced by the stomach, to retain healthy gastric acid needed for proper digestion.Antibiotic herbs like turmeric are useful in inhibiting the growth of germs, harmful microbes and bacteria.Ayurvedic practitioners [...]