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Healthy Herbs

Healthy Herbs: The benefits of coriander

Coriander, also known as Cilandro and Dhania, is one of the most widely used herbs throughout the world. This popular herb has been used for centuries in regions such as Mexico, Africa, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. As we are incorporating world cuisine in our daily diet, herbs such as corriander are being increasingly used in western cooking. Read on...

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Healthy Herbs: Oregano

This series of articles the health benefits of herbs that are used in everyday cooking.  Herbs have been used for hundreds of years for their medicinal purposes. These herbs were then added to food to enhance flavours and to provide their health benefits. Herbs used in everyday cooking such as oregano, rosemary, basil, turmeric, sage, parsley and cinnamon all have...

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Tulsi (Indian Basil)

Tulsi is an Indian herb that is also known as Holy Basil. It is a powerful antioxidant and has adaptogenic properties. This herbal tea is also has the potential to strengthen the immune system and help to improve digestive health. Due to its action as an antioxidant, Tulsi has the ability to neutralise dangerous free radicals that can contribute to several...

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