The health benefits of herbs and spices
June 10 is Herbs and Spices Day
Herbs, which consist of leaves, flowers, or stems of a plant, and spices, which are usually made of fruits, roots, and bark, have been used for flavoring and seasoning food since the beginning of humanity as we know it. They’re also some of the most effective sources of medicine that we have. Most alternative medicines utilize them, and although doctors of modern Western medicine wouldn’t usually prescribe a clove of garlic, the science is clear that maybe they should.
To learn more about the health benefits of herbs and spices, click through this gallery.
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