This Holiday Season, brighten up your taste buds with herbs that not only benefit your health, but that taste great, too!
Some Cedar Bear herbs taste so great that you can use them to spice up, perk up, and flavor your winter drinks, smoothies, etc. Use them as flavorings, mix them together for a health tonic, or just take a few drops of deliciousness whenever you want. These tasty Cedar Bear herbs make great gifts for family and friends, to!
Here are some fabulously yummy Cedar Bear single herbs we have put on special for the rest of 2015. You'll be surprised at how much they can do for your health, to! these herbs are important digestive supports.
10 Great Tasting Herbs from Cedar Bear for your Kitchen
Anise seed improves digestion, helps reduce occasional gas, belching, calms stomach and nerves. A member of the carrot family. Smells and tastes like licorice root and has been used for centuries for flavoring foods in many parts of the world. Native to Mediterranean and Southeast Asia.
The roasted and shelled cacao bean is the source of chocolate; it has health building antioxidants, is known as a circulatory tonic(strengthening), and promotes a sense of well-being. Cacao is native to the Americas, and was used by Aztec royalty.
(Elettaria cardamomum) Cardamom improves digestion, reduces gas, helps maintain the respiratory system. Supports urinary integrity. Has magnesium, manganese, calcium, phosphorus. Used as a culinary spice in foods and drinks. Native to India.
Chinese Cinnamon – Cassia Bark
Cassia strengthens digestion and stomach tissue. Reduces gastrointestinal gas and intestinal flora imbalances. Supports heart function and healthy blood sugar balance. May help balance already healthy blood sugar levels. Native to China. Used in Traditional Chinese herbalism for many centuries. Most cinnamon bark available in the culinary market is actually cassia bark.
Clove gives a strong cleaning action in the body. Warming, improves digestion, settles upset stomachs and nausea, clears gas. Slightly numbing in the mouth. Native to Indonesia, used in cuisines throughout the world.
Ginger is one of the best herbs to relieve motion and pregnancy based nausea; aids digestion, supports healthy balance of cholesterol levels. Warming to digestive tissues, promotes perspiration, detoxifying. One of the most widely used herbs in the world. Ginger is native to southern Asia.
Nutmeg seed reduces irritation and tension in the body, relaxes the nervous system temporary aids sleep and encourages sweating. Reduces gas, digestive and muscle tension. Stimulates digestion. Mace also comes from Myristica fragrans tree, and is the covering of the Nutmeg Seed. Native to Indonesia, and was one of the original spices of the Spice Trade of the Middle Ages.
Orange Peel has more nutrients than the orange fruit itself. Has antioxidants, vitamin C flavonoids and important cleansing aromatic components. Used for health in Traditional Chinese Medicine for nearly 2,000 years. Also called Sweet Orange. Originated in China, most likely cultivated around 2500 BCE.
(Mentha x piperita)
Peppermint leaf supports digestive system health, decreases gas, relieves nausea during pregnancy and travel. Supports healthy digestive, lower bowel, and gallbladder functions. Has natural menthol. Native to Europe, its use goes back thousands of years.
Spearmint leaf is a member of the mint family that has been used for thousands of years to support health. The name Spearmint is for the pointed leaf tips that look like spears. Used in many flavorings, drinks, and cuisines, Spearmint leaf helps stimulate digestion, soothe the stomach and relieve gas. Excellent for children. Also known as Common Mint. Originally native to the Mediterranean areas.