Thymus Mastichina replaces traditional salt in dishes

Thymus Mastichina Plant: Scientists have classified it as Thymus Mastichina and this plant is one of some 350 varieties of thyme that exist in the world, although this species can only be found in Portugal and Spain. This aromatic plant … Read More

Saffron strengthens the immune system

Saffron ( Crocus Sativus) Plant: The saffron flower is harvested from the crocus sativus, a plant in the Iridaceae family, which can be lilac, purple or white in color. It is the long orange stigmas, horn-shaped, which after being dried give … Read More

Cumin fights anemia, cholesterol and diabetes

Cumin  (Cuminum cyminum) Plant: Cumin, native to the eastern Mediterranean and Egypt, is a small herbaceous plant that belongs to the Apiaceae family, the same as parsley and fennel. The notoriety of this spice has grown over time because of … Read More

Cardamom relieves poor digestion and is an aphrodisiac

Cardamom  (Elettaria cardamomum) Plant: Cardamom is native to south-eastern India and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, just like ginger. The cardamom plant has large greenish leaves resting on small trunks that reach up to three meters in height. Its oval-shaped … Read More

Nutmeg boosts memory and reduces anxiety

Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) Plant: The Nutmeg tree is from the Maluku Islands in Indonesia and can reach 20 meters. Similar to apricot in shape (see photo below), its fruit – nutmeg – takes on a red or yellowish color which, … Read More

Black pepper fights pneumonia in 20 minutes

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) Plant: The pepper tree is an Asian vine, from the Piperaceae family, which produces the queen of spices: black, green, red, or white pepper. These berries have a flavor and intensity of properties that only vary … Read More

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