Category Archives: Wellness Wednesday

Paprika

Potent Paprika! Part of the Capsicum family of peppers (which include sweet bell peppers, hot red peppers and many other varieties), paprika is known for antioxidant activity and packs a potent punch. Just one teaspoon of this delicious spice contains 37% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A, and contains some iron. Paprika is […]

Garlic

Good, Better, Garlic! Not technically a spice, garlic (or garlic powder) is a delicious way to dress up your food, but with many added benefits. Compounds in garlic could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease risk and are sometimes used to assist the treatment of high cholesterol and blood pressure management. In addition, garlic may […]

Nutmeg

Despite its hint of sweetness, this spice may help prevent cavities! Nutmeg fights germs with antibacterial compounds. Additionally, nutmeg is rich in protective anti-inflammatory compounds that could lower your risk of cancer by potentially stifling tumour growth. Of course, Nutmeg is always in stock at Gorima’s! Share on: WhatsApp

Oregano

These little leaves boast many nutrients, including vitamins K and E, calcium, iron, manganese and fibre, and is sky-high in antioxidants – with up to 20 times more antioxidant power than many other herbs out there. Oregano is also known for fending off heart disease, strokes and cancers. All-round – that’s great news for your […]

Ashwagandha Powder

Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry is a plant known for its roots and berries. Traditionally used for natural medicinal purposes, Ashwagandha has many potential health benefits that might help calm the brain, reduce swelling and lower blood pressure, as well assist in easing back pain and insomnia. Find the […]

Baobab Powder

Brilliant Baobab! Baobab fruit is Africa’s true superfruit! The cold-pressed small dark seeds are tiny powerhouses of skin nutrients when the rich golden oil is released. Surrounding the seeds is a densely nutritious and nourishing baobab powder which contains high levels of Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and dietary fibres making it excellent for digestive […]

Parsley

Powerful Parsley!Parsley is a versatile herb that provides a concentrated source of nutrients, particularly rich in vitamins A, C, and K. These vitamins and beneficial plant compounds in parsley may improve bone health, protect against chronic diseases, and provide antioxidant benefits. You can incorporate dried or fresh leaves easily into your diet by adding them […]

Cardamom

Curative Green Cardamom!Also known as elaichi, cardomom hails from India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Indonesia. As well as being essential for your cooking, cardamom is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin C, calcium, iron, and zinc, this spice promotes heart health, helps in digestion, enhances oral health, helps in diabetes, helps fight depression, fights […]

Dill Seeds

Delightful Dill Seeds!Besides being a fresh and delicious flavour for a variety of cuisines, dill is also valuable in medicinal applications. Dill has many vitamins and minerals which are beneficial for the body, aiding digestion, managing insomnia and even a quick cure for hiccups! Dill is also known to regulate menstruation and helps take care […]

Black Pepper

Powerful Black Pepper! A pinch of black pepper is guaranteed to enhance flavour when added to any recipe. Known as the king of spices, black pepper promotes weight loss, helps relieve colds and coughs, improves digestion, boosts metabolism and treats many skin problems. In fact, a glass of haldi doodh becomes much more therapeutic with […]