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Miracle of Spices, Benefits and temperament of spices

Benefits, harms and temperaments of spices in traditional medicine

Different kinds of spices which are distinguished from herbs have been used for coloring or flavoring foods . According to some researches done by traditional medicine, spices can have many good benefits for human body which are really important to know and gain valuable knowledge about it. Here are benefits, harms and temperaments of spices which can help you to choose and use the best spice in your foods according to your temperament and personal preference. Try to share this valuable information with your friends and family members too.

Nutmeg (warm and dry)

  • Improving kidney function
  • Treating insomnia
  • Detoxifying the body
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Strengthening and improving cognitive function
  • Treating infertility
  • Being good for skin health
  • Fighting against depression
  • Being good for liver health
  • Being natural pain killer
  • Treating menstrual cramps
  • Facilitating digestion
  • Being anti inflammatory

Harms: Over consumption of nutmeg can cause vomiting, nausea or hallucination.

Tamarind (cold and dry)

  • Lightening skin
  • Boosting metabolism
  • Purifying blood
  • Preventing sun strokes
  • Improving immune system
  • Fighting against cancers
  • Improving heart health
  • Controlling and managing diabetes
  • Reducing weight
  • Treating cold
  • Treating asthma
  • Healing wounds
  • Being good for pregnant women
  • Controlling cholesterol level
  • Anti aging
  • Preventing hair loss
  • Treating oily and greasy scalp
  • Curing acne

Harms: It may cause some allergic reactions, acid reflux or damage tooth enamel

 

Turmeric ( warm and dry)

  • Treating stomach ulcers
  • Improving asthma
  • Being natural antibiotic
  • Preventing skin, colon and breast cancers
  • Improving digestion
  • Preventing bloating
  • Stopping progression of the Alzheimer
  • Reducing the progression of MS
  • Strengthening ligaments

Harms: It can increase the risk of kidney stones and cause some digestive problems like gallstones and acid reflux.

 

Cumin seeds (warm and dry)

  • Boosting immune system
  • Eliminating mucus
  • Being good for lactating mothers
  • Increasing cognitive performance
  • Treating renal coli
  • Reliving stress and also anxiety
  • Preventing colon cancer in humans
  • Treating bronchitis
  • Curing insomnia
  • Preventing anemia
  • Treating piles
  • Lowering blood pressure level
  • Boosting energy level
  • Increasing urine production
  • Treating rheumatism
  • Aiding sleep

Harms: It may have narcotic effects (mental clouding, nausea) and belching

 

Cinnamon (warm and dry)

  • Aiding weight loss
  • Treating cough, cold and sore throat
  • Anti clotting
  • Being anti bacterial
  • Preventing different cancers
  • Regulating blood sugar
  • Reliving toothache
  • Treating infertility
  • Preventing type 2 diabetes
  • Treating infections caused by virus

Harms: It can cause liver damage and breathing problems in humans

 

Cloves (warm and dry)

  • Boosting bones health
  • Reducing gas
  • Reducing nausea
  • Treating oral diseases
  • Improving digestive system function
  • Treating bad headaches
  • Fighting against lung cancer
  • Protecting liver
  • Being anti septic
  • Increasing blood circulation
  • Banishing bad breath
  • Removing dark circles
  • Treating acne

Harms: May cause itching, rash, skin irritation and erection problems.

 

Bay leaf (warm and dry)

  • Resisting cancer cells
  • Fighting against inflammatory diseases
  • Regulating menstrual cycles
  • Treating digestive disorders
  • Promoting insulin production in diabetics
  • Reducing stress and anxiety
  • Improving hair growth
  • Improving heart health and function
  • Being good for respiratory system

Harms: If logged in the throat, It can cause some damage to the intestinal tract.

 

Saffron (warm and dry)

  • Improving digestion
  • Lowering blood pressure level
  • Being a natural pain reliever
  • Helping with weight loss
  • Reducing food cravings
  • Fighting against Alzheimer disease
  • Reducing the symptoms of OCD
  • Reducing anxiety
  • Curing asthma
  • Improving eyesight
  • Boosting the function of the brain
  • Treating insomnia
  • Improving hair growth
  • Reliving sore gums
  • Helping with menstrual problems

Harms: It may cause allergic reactions in some people. Also it can cause headaches, flushing, nausea too.

 

Sumac (cold and dry)

  • Calming muscle aches
  • Reducing bad cholesterol level
  • Balancing blood sugar level
  • Being anti inflammatory

Harms: Dry mouth, sleeping problems, constipation, dizziness, blurred vision and headaches

 

Cardamom (warm and dry)

  • Curing muscular spasms
  • Improving digestive system
  • Curing sexual weakness
  • Helping with weight loss
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Reducing anxiety
  • Preventing many liver diseases
  • Treating anemia
  • Detoxifying the body
  • Fighting against depression
  • Regulating heart rate
  • Being good for oral health

Harms: allergic reactions, gallstone

 

Black pepper (warm and wet)

  • Preventing different cancers
  • Treating ulcers
  • Curing sinus
  • Treating asthma
  • Treating depression
  • Being good for skin
  • Improving digestion
  • Alleviating toothache
  • Reliving gas
  • Increasing nutrient absorption
  • Facilitating weight loss
  • Fighting against cancer

Harms: It may upset stomach and cause allergic reactions in some people.

 

Red pepper (warm and dry)

  • Stopping hair loss
  • Stopping bleeding
  • Increasing libido
  • Decreasing blood pressure
  • Promoting digestion

Harms: Liver damage, flushing, cough, stomach flu and abdominal irritation

 

Fennel (warm and dry)

  • Aiding digestion
  • Inducing menstruation
  • Working as an antacid
  • Controlling cholesterol level
  • Preventing anemia
  • Reliving menstrual cramps
  • Reducing asthma symptoms
  • Preventing cancer

Harms: chest pain, nausea, vomiting, tiredness and difficulty in breathing can caused by fennel

 

Curry (warm and dry)

  • Treating digestive disorders
  • Treating morning sickness
  • Stimulating hair growth
  • Treating kidney disorders
  • Preventing diabetes
  • Preventing graying of hair
  • Treating burns

Harms: It may cause kidney stones and  increase bleeding

 

Heracleum persicum (warm and dry)

  • Treating fungal diseases
  • Being anti microbial
  • Improving immune system of the body
  • Reducing the symptoms of diabetes
  • Helping with weight loss
  • Improving memory
  • Being good for skin
  • Being good for hair growth

 

Harms: The juice of the Heracleum persicum is toxic for skin and causes redness and itching.

 

Ginger (warm and dry)

  • Helping with morning sickness
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Cleansing skin
  • Improving immune system
  • Healing Frostbite
  • Reliving gas
  • Fighting against cancer
  • Reducing the risk of heart attack
  • Treating menstrual cramps
  • Preventing motion sickness
  • Protecting against radiation
  • Reliving muscle tightness

Harms: heart burn, burping and also diarrhea can caused by ginger

 

Sesame (warm and wet)

  • Improving bone health
  • Reducing hypertension
  • Improving digestion
  • Keeping the heart healthy and strong
  • Preventing deadly cancers
  • Preventing arthritis
  • Keeping hair healthy
  • Reducing anxiety
  • Keeping skin healthy
  • Lowering cholesterol level

Harms: It may cause allergic reaction in some people

 

Dill (warm and dry)

  • Improving bone health
  • Improving eyes health
  • Increasing immune system
  • Helping in weight loss
  • Being good for skin
  • Promoting digestion
  • Preventing insomnia
  • Calming hiccups
  • Curing diarrhea
  • Managing diabetes
  • Helping with milk production in nursing mothers
  • Improving appetite
  • Reliving gas
  • Preventing infection
  • Being good for kidney

Harms:  vomiting, oral pruritus, urticaria and diarrhea are some of allergic reactions caused by dill

 

Barberry (cold and dry)

  • Treating anemia
  • Controlling cholesterol level
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Regulating menstruation periods
  • Fighting against metabolic syndrome
  • Treating sore throat
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Cleansing the liver
  • Detoxifying blood
  • Being good for food poisoning

Harms: decreased heart rate, hypersensitivity, dizziness and nausea

 

Flax seeds (warm and dry)

  • Helping with weight loss
  • Preventing cancer
  • Promoting weight loss
  • Lowering bad cholesterol level
  • Enhancing mood
  • Balancing hormones
  • Boosting immune system
  • Keeping heart healthy
  • Making hair and skin healthy

Harms: constipation, gas, bloating, stomachache

 

Paprika (warm and dry)

  • Regulating blood pressure
  • Improving immune system
  • Lowering the risk of deadly cancers
  • Promoting cardiovascular health
  • Aiding digestion
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Preventing hair loss
  • Preventing anemia

Harms: coughing, itching in the mouth

 

Thyme (warm and dry)

  • Treating muscle cramps
  • Keeping bones healthy and strong
  • Improving hair growth
  • Treating acne
  • Treating cold
  • Improving eyesight

Harms: headaches, dizziness or digestive system problems

 

Dried oregano (warm and dry)

  • Improving metabolism
  • Detoxifying body
  • Treating stomach problems
  • Reducing fever
  • Reducing menstruation pain
  • Being antibacterial
  • Improving digestive system function

Harms: may cause allergic reactions in some people.

 

Garam masala (warm and dry)

  • Helping with digestion
  • Defending against diabetes
  • Lowering the risk of cancer
  • Improving and controlling blood pressure
  • Fighting against oral bacteria
  • Protecting nerve system
  • Preventing diabetes
  • Preventing depression
  • Preventing cancer

Harms: allergic reactions such as cough and edema

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