Spices for health

Gopi, Radha A. K. (2006) Spices for health.

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Abstract

Spices constitute an important group of agricultural commodities which are virtually indispensable in the culinary art. In India, spices are important commercial crops from the point of view of both domestic consumption and export. Besides, huge quantities of spices are also being consumed within the country for flavouring foods and are also used in medicine, pharmaceutical, perfumery, cosmetics and several other industries The following are the list of herbs which are known to be spices and is a remedy for various ailments of the body. 1. Zingiber officinale 2. Syzygium aromaticum 3. Cinnamomum verum 4. Cinnamomum tamala 5. Elettaria cardamomum 6. Carum copticum 7. Coriandrum sativum 8. Myristica fragrans 9. Cuminum cyminum 10. Pimpinella anisum 11. Ferula asafoetida 12. Curcuma longa 13. Piper nigrum 14. Trigonella foenum graecum 15. Allium sativum

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:siddha,ayurveda, spices, condiments, medicinal plants,Traditional Indian Medicine,alkaloids, medicinal uses
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Food and Beverages > Food > Foods, Specialized
Heterocyclic Compounds > Alkaloids
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional > Medicine, Ayurvedic
ID Code:1468
Deposited By:Dr Gopi G Radha
Deposited On:15 May 2006

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