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Spices and Health

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Most of the spices are grown and used in South Asian Region of the world. Sri Lanka also plays a major role in spice cultivation and exporting to the market. As the topic above spices are directly combined with the good health of the people living in South Asian or most Asian countries. Growing immunity to controlling many diseases and health issues are good health benefits of these significant spices. Many spices have their own antimicrobial properties which provides resistance to battle against diseases. Also they help to keep our body warm in many occasions. Lets take few Sri Lankan Spices one by one.

- Cloves:
Many are aware that cloves are one of the best agent that provide relief to the problems related to our teeth and gums. But there are more. Cloves are rich in antioxidants and has antiviral and anti-inflammatory which helps to avoid cold, cough and fever. Also they help to loosen your mucus in the throat helping to cough it up.

- Ceylon Cinnamon :
Cinnamon has been used for traditional medicines from thousand years back by Ancient Ayurveda Medicines in Sri Lanka and many other Asian countries. It is an excellent cold reliever and helps to dry out dampness and warming of the body. Cinnamon is specially great for people who are suffering from high blood sugar. It gives a sweet taste to food without adding sugar, and many studies indicate it can help to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Also cinnamon provides many heart healthy benefits such as reducing high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. However it not an replacement for a diabetes medication but it will be a helpful addition to a healthy lifestyle.

- Turmeric :
Turmeric is an a famous germ killing agent where people use in many occasions. It is a good home remedy for cold and flu, and repairing body cells. Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory antiseptic which helps to battle against cold and dry painful cough.

- Black Pepper:
Black pepper contains many nutrients like vitamin C, flavonoids, antioxidants and antibacterial properties, which acts as natural remedy for cough and cold along with a delightful spicy aroma. Drinking a cup of pepper tea in the morning or pepper with honey is the one of the best traditional medicine to prevent cold and related diseases. It fights dehydration of skin as well, keeping your skin baby soft in winter if consumed with hot water.



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