Here is the list of most popular Indian spices, herb and seeds that are used in every house to make delicious dishes. Spices are also been used in Ayurveda to treat various common problems.
Cumin Seeds are used as a spice in India for flavour and aroma. The seeds have been used in culinary preparations and help to improve your digestive system by drinking warm water with cumin seeds.
Mustard Seeds from mustard plants are important spice of Indian regional foods and rich source of oil and protein. Additional information that it has healing properties, mustard seed paste is good source of magnesium and selenium.
Fenugreek Seeds are good for the body and to boosting immunity. The Ayurveda herbs and seeds are excellent to regulate blood sugar levels, weight loss and digestive system.
Carom Seeds derived from a herb plant which is known as Ugragandha in Sanskrit. They treat your digestive health, increases the appetite, tooth ache and common cold.
Sesame Seeds improve the heart health, improve digestion and manage diabetes. The edible sesame seeds also has one of the highest oil contents of any seed and common ingredient in various cuisines.
Flax Seeds are rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and some vitamins and minerals. The seeds helps in weight loss, improves digestion, hair breakage and for healthy skin.
Basil Seeds/Sabja Seeds
Basil Seeds or Sabja Seeds is different from the holy basil plant, which is native to India. The soaked seeds are very good to control heat in your body, blood sugar regulation, appetite and digestion help.
Fennel Seeds are very useful for digestion, stomach gas and a natural mouth freshener. Chewing of fennel seeds helped Indigestion, Asthma and have a cooling effect on the body.
Nigella Seeds or Kalonji are used as spice in many cuisines around the world and a natural home remedy for healthy heart. Kalonji help to manage diabetes, weight loss, strengthen your immunity and take care of dental trouble.
Chia Seeds from a flowering plant is commonly used as food in several countries. The small oval shaped seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and good source of thiamine, niacin and minerals.
Poppy Seeds are one of the main ingredient in many foods and added for thickness and flavor to recipes. The poppy contains anti-oxidants and good source for folic acid,minerals and a natural medicine for skin care.
Coriander Seeds are used raw for culinary preparations and also known for their medicinal properties. In Ayurveda, coriander seeds, coriander powder and coriander leaves are quite effective for skin, hair growth and host powerful antioxidant.