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Herbs and Spices

Cayenne Pepper & Joint Pain

Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, which gives the spice its heat. This chemical also has analgesic properties which have been doc...

Side Effects of Cayenne Pepper Capsules

Capsicum annuum, more commonly known as cayenne pepper, is a food used to spice up many styles of cooking. People also have been c...

Health Benefits of Dill Weed

Dill weed is scientifically known as Anethum graveolens and part of the same family as parsley, cumin and bay leaf. It’s nat...

Cayenne Pepper Remedies

Cayenne pepper has numerous medicinal and culinary benefits. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Native Americ...

Garlic as an Antifungal Agent

Although garlic is best known for its culinary uses, particularly in Asian and Mediterranean cuisine, this herb also has been used...

What Is Organic Unrefined Sea Salt?

Human beings have made salt a part of their diet and culture since at least 6050 B.C., according to sea-salt supplier SaltWorks. T...

What Is Fenugreek Seed Used for?

The plant Trigonella foenum-graecum, more commonly known as fenugreek, produces seeds useful as a spice and as an herbal remedy fo...

Can I Use Ground Ginger Instead of Fresh Ginger?

You might not always have fresh ginger on hand, whereas dried ginger is often a spice-rack staple. When you come across a recipe t...

The Advantages of Ginger in Diet

Ginger has a long history of use in treating several health issues. Many traditional medicinal systems have used it, including tho...

Sea Salt in the Bath Water

Sea salts dissolved in bath water create a spa-like experience at home. Sea salts--used alone or combined with aromatic flowers, h...
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