There's a reason why turmeric is the John Travolta of spices.
A powerful superfood derived from roots in Southeast Asia, turmeric has been utilized for thousands of years for its benefits with over 300 nutrients including beta-carotene, ascorbic acid, calcium, flavonoids, fiber, iron, niacin, potassium, zinc among others.
The benefits of curcumin is best achieved through dietary consumption, at low levels, over long periods of time.
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I bet not even your grandpa knew this one… In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the value of a pound of ginger was equivalent to the cost of a sheep.
The amazing and mighty ginger has been used for thousands of years.
In addition to being an extremely popular natural food flavoring, Ginger is derived from the same plant family as cardamom and turmeric, and is widely used to stimulate digestion.
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Often called the Queen of Spices, derived from seeds and a member of the ginger family, cardamom is high in antioxidant properties.
Used commonly for thousands of years in cooking and medicine cardamom also just happens to taste f@%#ing amazing in coffee.
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Derived from flower buds of the clove tree in Indonesia, cloves contain manganese and Vitamin K & C which help boost brain function and support the immune system.
Cloves are good for digestive health and packed with fiber, and can help reduce constipation and line and protect the stomach lining.
In other words get ready for a good body cleanse…
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Nutmeg is the seed of a dark-leaved evergreen tree native to southeast Asia and the Caribbean. Its sweet aroma is used in dishes around the world.
When consumed in smaller doses, nutmeg has a calming effect and various ancient medicinal practices credit it for its sleep-inducing and stress-relieving effects.
Known as an aphrodisiac it helps to stimulate the nerves in the brain and can aid in overall brain health. It was commonly used by the Greeks and Romans as a brain tonic.
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Dating back 3000 years with Chinese origins, star anise is dark in color with a star shape appearance and licorice like taste that boasts a bold unique flavor.
Long used as a remedy for common ailments, as well as improving digestion and sleep quality, star anise is also a superfood loaded with antioxidants.
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Unlike basic b*itch cinnamon which comes from evergreen trees and found on every supermarket shelf we use Ceylon cinnamon in our coffee blends.
Native to Southeast Asia, Ceylon cinnamon comes from the branches of the Cinnamomum tree.
Today cinnamon is renowned for its incredible taste but can also be a benefit for mind and body.
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The most popular spice in the west and commonly used at dinner tables, black pepper also boasts many medicinal and health properties.
Black Pepper contains piperine which enhances curcumin (found in turmeric) absorption in the body by up to 2000%.
Often called the King of Spices, black pepper is rich in vitamins and minerals.
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