Spices are derived from the seeds, fruits, roots, bark, berries and buds of plants grown in mainly temperate to tropical parts of the world, that are used for flavouring, colouring or preserving food. Spices are distinguished from herbs, which are parts of leafy green plants used for flavouring or as a garnish.
Spices have also been used for their health benefits as far back as 6000 years in India as part of the Ayurveda medicine tradition.
Modern science has in recent times identified many of the chemical compounds contained within spices. Spices have been used to treat many ailments throughout history, with spices having a range of effects on the body from anti inflammatory and calmative to blood thinning.
Why Use Spices?
Why Use Spices?
Spices can be used simply as a wonderful addition to your meals, creating interesting & appealing dishes from the most basic of ingredients.
Many people also include spices in their diet for the many health benefits spices have been reported to offer from easing the pain of rheumatism, to assisting with reducing the effects of stress on the body.
We encourage you to research the benefits that including spice in your diet can bring to your overall well being.
Through our 100% Australian owned spice businesses we offer a range of spices from recipe mixes ready to go to bulk spice orders and specific spice supplements.
Studies show that many different herbs and spices offer health benefits, you may care to read further about these benefits on the following websites: