Ajowan

These tiny, very pungent seeds are rich in calcium and iron; they contain thymol, an antiseptic, aids digestion and eases stomach aches.

Allspice

The flavor and fragrance of clove, nutmeg, black pepper and cinnamon rolled into one spice.

Amchoor(Green Mango powder)

Has a sweet, musky raisin aroma and tart flavor; used as a souring agent.

Anise

Its strong, aromatic licorice flavor with slightly bitter, zesty bite, anise benefits the liver, stomach, kidneys, spleen and pancreas.

Anardana (dried Pomegranate seeds)

Another souring agent with a tangy, slightly dry, astringent taste. Soothing to the stomach and good for the heart.

Asafoetida

Just a pinch imparts a truffle-like essence to any dish, as well as rounding out its flavor. Helps flatulence and respiratory problems - asthma and bronchitis.

Black Cumin

A traditional cure for the aches and pains of the flu. Also used in cooling digestive drinks.

Black Salt

Rich in minerals, and has a smoky, sulphureous aroma and a tangy taste that brings out and heightens the flavors in foods. Recommended for people with high blood pressure or on low-salt diets because it does not increase the sodium content of blood. Used to ease heartburn and flatulence as well.

Cardamom

A Strong camphorous fragrance and sweet, zesty flavor with a hint of eucalyptus, used for stomach disorders, and aids digestion.

Cayenne Pepper

Relieves sinus problems and bronchitis, reduces inflammation, relieves lung congestion, and strengthens the heart.

Celery Seed

A tonic for asthma and calms the nerves.

Cilantro

Supports the spleen, pancreas, stomach, bladder and lungs; it regulates energy, soothes inflammation, rheumatic pain and headaches, and quenches thirst.

Cinnamon

Relieves nausea and stimulates digestion.

Clove

The traditional toothache remedy, also relieves nausea and indigestion.

Coriander Seed

Has a mild distinctive taste similar to a blend of lemon and sage, with pine and pepper overtones. Helps reduce fever, fatigue and nervousness; combined with turmeric and cumin, coriander aids in the digestion of complex carbohydrates and the assimilation of proteins.

Cumin Seed

Has a distinctive warm flavor. Aids digestion and liver function and promotes the assimilation of other foods. Good for colds and fevers, as well.

Dried Chilies

Stimulates appetite, destroys toxins, and purifies the blood. High in vitamin C.

Fennel Seed

A sweet, licorice flavor; promotes healthy spleen, liver and kidney functions. Helps the body digest fatty foods.

Fenugreek

a medicinal herb with a robust aroma and a good source of protein, Vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, and D and minerals. It reduces cholesterol and tones the liver, kidneys and male reproductive organs.

Garlic

A natural antibiotic, good for the heart and circulation; lowers blood pressure, aids digestion, and builds the immune system. Garlic eliminates toxins from the body, promotes healthy intestinal flora, stimulates metabolism; and tonifies the organs.

Ginger

Normalizes blood pressure and supports the liver; eases congestion in the throat and lungs and aids in the digestion of complex carbohydrates and the assimilation of proteins.

Mint

Stimulating and refreshing; aids in stomach disorders, and is a kidney tonic.

Mustard Seed

Has a sharp, Bitter taste; used to stimulate appetite, relieves sinuses, and is good for the skin.

Nigella Seed

An appetite stimulant with an aromatic, nutty, faintly bitter, distinct, onion taste.

Nutmeg

Considered to be an aphrodisiac; has an intense, sweet, peppery, citrus aroma and bittersweet flavor with fruity overtones. Used for indigestion, rheumatism, and insomnia (it contains a mild hallucinogen- myristicin- that induces sleep).

Onion

Improves kidney function and lowers cholesterol; an exceptionally strong antioxidant and contains numerous anticancer agents. It is rich in Vitamins A, B-Complex and C.

Paprika

Adds sweetness and a bright red color but no added heat (because of no seeds).

Star Anise

Aids digestion, soothes stomach, and alleviates cough.

Tamarind

Tangy, tart sweet-sour fruity taste. Cools the system, cleanses the blood, and is a mild laxative.

Thyme

A natural immunity builder, Thyme aids in healthy lung, liver and stomach function, and is rich in B-Complex and Vitamins C and D.

Turmeric

This antibacterial blood purifier is the highest known source of beta carotene. It tones the spleen, pancreas liver, stomach, strengthens the immune system and enhances digestion.