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The “Powerhouse” root of all: Turmeric

Turmeric, a spice used often in preparing curries, is gaining popularity as one of the most powerful herbs in fighting diseases. For centuries, it has been a staple of traditional Indian medicine (especially Ayurveda) and has been used as a wound healing agent. The number one active constituent of turmeric and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow colour is Curcumin. Curcumin is known to be one of the most powerful antioxidants and is also a potent natural anti-inflammatory agent of turmeric which has numerous health benefits associated with it. Here are a few of the aforementioned health benefits:...

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A Super seed in your Spice Box: Coriander

Coriander, popularly known as dhania in India, is extensively used across various regional cuisines to flavor curries, vegetables, snack items, etc. The spice is not only popular in India, but other foreign countries as well where it is used to flavor salsas, burritos and several meat dishes. Apart from being a popular spice, coriander seeds are also known for their medicinal properties. It is often recommended for stomach ailments and studies show that regular consumption of coriander can bring about various health benefits....

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