Amazing Health Benefits of Jaiphal or Nutmeg

Jaiphal or Nutmeg is a popular fragrant spice that is normally used for flavoring many dishes. It is one of the two spices (nutmeg and mace) grown on an evergreen tree ‘Myristica fragrans’. Mace is the inner case of the nutmeg and looks like webbing. Nutmeg is the seed of the tree that is looked […]

40 Benefits of Carom Seeds or Ajwain

Ajwain or Carom Seeds: Carom seeds or ajwain (Hindi name) is an evergreen herb which we use for culinary, medicinal, and ornamental purposes. Its botanical name is ‘Trachyspermum ammi’. It is a wonderful spice and an important part of every kitchen which garnishes many cuisines around the world. In fact, our ancestors used it as […]

14 Benefits of Fennel Seeds or Saunf

Fennel (Saunf in Hindi) is a flowering plant species in the carrot family which has medicinal as well as culinary uses. They are sweet and woody in taste and frequently used in Indian cooking. Fennel seeds have a cooling effect on the body. They are a rich source of protein, dietary fiber, vitamin B and […]

20 Health Benefits of Cloves or Laung

Cloves or Laung: Cloves or laung are aromatic flower buds of an evergreen tree in the family of Myrtaceae from which oil is also extracted. Clove is one of the costliest spices, commonly used in the cuisines for its fragrance. Flower buds of clove (laung) tree are initially pale in color which gradually turn into […]