This Plants Directory includes Superfoods, Herbs, Spices, Essential Oils, Mushrooms, Wines and the like.
They are powerful “medicine” that can help to avoid risky surgeries and prescription synthetic drugs, both of which kill over 700,000 Americans each year (See link on iatrogenesis). They can also help to avoid early death and complications from cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, autoimmune disease and the like (close to two million premature American deaths a year). If we are to celebrate “Life” (l’Chaim), then we should pay attention to what we choose to ingest. This Directory will be develop with time
Herbs and Spices are great adjuncts to culinary art, pleasure as well as the optimizing health. Herbs are derived from the leafy and green parts of a plant, such as its leave like basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, mint, and parley. On the other hand, spices are come from other parts of the plant, in particular roots, stems, bark, seeds and bulb. Both are usually dried before they are used as a seasoning. Sun drying being the best. Wild herbs also carry much more aroma and therapeutic energy.
The HM Institute recommends herb and spice seasoning as much as possible because this Mediterranean custom significantly increases the medicinal value or meals, including the digestion process and antioxidant regulation On a per-gram fresh weight basis, many herbs like oregano outperform most fruits and vegetables in terms of antioxidant activity. They also help to ward off inflammation, over-weight issues and mental fog. They are low calorie and super easy to grow, including in one’s home.
To Be continued