Medicine Woman

  (Waynesville, North Carolina)
dangerous herbs, medicinal herbs, culinary herbs
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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF USING HERBS IN OUR FOOD

 

Not only do herbs make our food taste great and give food more character and dimension, but, herbs help us in other ways. In this blog I will bring out a few of the advantages of adding herbs as seasonings to your food, either by themselves or in herbal seasonings such as the ones that I use and sell here on Local Harvest.


BASIL used in our salads or in our seasoning recipes may help to disrupt the dangerous chain of events that can lead to the development of cancer.


CAYENNE PEPPER, CHILE PEPPERS. Contain the alkaloid capsaicin which relieves pain by blocking the chemicals that send pain message to the brain. Cayenne perks up appetite, improves digestion, and relieves gas and indigestion.


Your salad isn't a salad until you've tried FENNEL SEEDS sprinkled on your salad. You'll wonder how you enjoyed your salad before! Simply put some fennel seeds in a pepper grinder and grind the seeds over your salad. Not only is this tasty in salads, but also in other herbal seasoning mixtures that I sell . Fennel seed helps one to loose weight as well as helping with digestion and thus avoiding gas.

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