The Most Common Household Spices

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Spices are plant substances mainly used in flavoring food. They are made from different parts of the plant.
They come from the root, stem, seed, leaf, fruit or flower. Throughout history, spices like cinnamon, turmeric, black pepper and ginger have been used for their health-enhancing properties especially in India, Middle East and East Asia.


Ceylon cinnamon, also called cinnamon, is used to flavor a variety of foods and is popular in bakery goods. One of the main health benefits of cinnamon is that it has high anti-inflammatory properties which help in preventing diseases like cancer and improving brain health.


Cloves are a natural remedy for bad breath. Indeed, they are one of the best remedies to eliminate, remove and neutralize the chemical elements responsible for bad breath. To do this, boil 200 ml of water with 30 g of fresh parsley and two spoons of clove powder, allow the preparation to cool and use in mouthwashes after each meal.


Cumin has been used for more than five thousand years. Today, it is used in the composition of many aromatics. Added to many ready meals, it can have many health benefits. Cumin seeds are a rich source of iron and dietary fiber as well as beta-carotene, magnesium and phosphorus.


Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a spice with multiple preventive and curative properties. Excellent for digestion, turmeric has also the ability to decrease inflammation, prevent cancer and protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease.
Curcuma can help detoxify and keep your body in good shape. It stimulates good digestion and treats gastric ulcers.
Looking for tasty recipes with turmeric? Here’s a traditional Lebanese sfouf recipe you can try:


Basil is a medicinal and aromatic plant famous for its multiple culinary and medicinal applications. It contains phenolic acids and flavonoids, and has been used as an alternative treatment for anxiety and some physical problems.
If you want to add some Mediterranean flavor to your dishes, basil is your go-to spice.


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