Ingredients

Ingredients

Herbs and spices are used to flavour food and create our favourite recipes. Now, there is growing recognition of the nutritional benefits they provide.

Our nutrient-dense ingredients are designed to help you support and protect your health and wellbeing.

Cinnamon (Ceylon)

cinnamon sticks with powder isolated on white background

Action

antibacterial, antifungal • antiseptic • anti-parasitic • anti-inflammatory • antioxidant • analgesic • anodyne • diaphoretic • haemostatic • carminative • nootropic.

Traditional Use

bacterial, fungal and virus infections • coughs, colds, bronchitis, flu • autoimmune support • candida • sore throat • brain, colon, heart and dental health • diabetes, cholesterol and weight management • digestion • upset stomach • abdominal pain • gastric disorders • arthritis • urinary tract infections • pain relief •  menstrual pain • wound healing.

Anise Seed

Fenchel

Action

antibacterial • antifungal • antiviral • anti-inflammatory • antioxidant • antiparasitic • antioxidant • expectorant • carminative • diuretic • muscle relaxant • analgesic • anticonvulsant.

Traditional Use

bacteria, fungal and virus prevention • loosen phlegm lungs and throat • management common cold, asthma, bronchitis, influenza, pneumonia, and sinusitis • ease chronic cough • sore throat • inflammation • diabetes, cholesterol and weight management • brain, metabolic, oral, heart, respiratory and gut health • nausea, indigestion, stomach pain • immune support • fight infections • fatigue • migraine, candida • muscle relaxant • gastric ulcer • nausea • menopause symptoms • menstrual pain • indigestion • bloating • flatulence.

Ginger

Fresh ginger root or rhizome isolated on white background cutout

Action

anti-nausea • anti-inflammatory • antibacterial • antiviral • antifungal • antiseptic • carminative • warming • detoxifying • anti-emetic • antioxidant.

Traditional Use

common cold, chills, flu, fevers, coughs • pain • arthritis • candida • migraines • high blood pressure • digestion • travel/motion sickness • menstrual cramps • allergies • eczema • nausea and vomiting • digestion, bloating, flatulence, stomach pain • gut, liver, brain, joint , ovarian, colon and heart health • irritable bowel •  dyspepsia • arthritis • headaches • toothache.

Nutmeg

Nutmeg

Action

anti-inflammatory • antioxidant • anti-microbial • antiseptic • anti-depressant • cellular protective • anti-nausea • antispasmodic • carminative • digestive stimulant.

Traditional Use

immune system and liver protective • digestive aid • indigestion • nausea • flatulence and cramps • inflammation and pain relief • skin, circulation and heart health • cognition and memory • sleep aid • liver and kidneys detox •  bloating • bad breath • dental and gum disease • constipation • diarrhoea • diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight management • depression and anxiety.

Star Anise

Star anise in closeup, isolated on white background

Action

antiviral • antibacterial • antifungal • antimicrobial • anti-inflammatory • antioxidant.

Traditional Use

common cold, viruses, flu • respiratory congestion • bacterial and fungal infections • digestion • digestive ailments • immune system, brain, skin and bone health • stomach pain • constipation • indigestion • diabetes management • sleep aid • muscle, joint and arthritic pain • menopause symptoms • stress and anxiety • heart, blood pressure and circulation health.

Cardamom

dried cardamom seeds isolated on white background

Action

antacid • anti-inflammatory • antioxidant • antimicrobial • antiseptic • calmative • analgesic • antispasmodic • sedative • expectorant • anti-ageing.

Traditional Use

gastrointestinal protection • digestion • upset stomach • hyperacidity • cholesterol, blood sugar and weight management • gut, heart, liver, oral and blood circulation health • urinary tract infections • diuretic • bad breath • gum disease • respiratory conditions and sore throat • nausea and vomiting • cold and cough • insomnia • depression.

Cloves

Clove

Action

analgesic • antimicrobial • antiparasitic • antiseptic • antibacterial • antiviral • antihistamine • analgesic • anti-inflammatory • antibacterial • expectorant • antioxidant • hepatoprotective • anti-carcinogenic.

Traditional Use

bacterial and virus infections • inflammation • boost immune system • coughs • sore throat • expel mucous • liver protection • digestion  • indigestion • dyspepsia • upset stomach • diarrhoea • nausea • flatulence • urinary tract infections • diabetes management • breath freshener • toothache • gingivitis • periodontitis • clear sinus • arthritic pain • altitude sickness • tension, anxiety and depression • headaches.

Marshmallow Root

Marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis) in wooden scoop isolated on white background

Action

mucilaginous • anti-inflammatory • demulcent • relaxant • antispasmodic • diuretic • emollient • tonic • nervine • nutritive • vulnerary • endocrine restorative.

Traditional Use

pain and swelling of mucous membranes • respiratory, mouth and throat irritation • asthma • bronchitis • common cold • cough • inflammatory digestive disorders • inflammatory bowel disorders • urinary tract inflammation • indigestion • stomach ulcers • skin inflammation • diarrhoea • constipation • poultice for insect bites and mild burns.

Pimento (allspice)

Scattered allspice isolated on white background

Action

antibacterial • antiviral • antiseptic • hypotensive • anti-neuralgic • analgesic • carminative • antioxidant • anti-inflammatory • cytoprotective.

Traditional Use

colds, flu, fever • respiratory congestion • chest infections • toothache • bacterial infections • dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps) • dyspepsia (upset stomach) • joint pain • muscle ache • arthritis • gout • prostate, digestive system, nervous system and heart health • indigestion • flatulence • stomach-ache • gastric ulcers • colic • vomiting • diarrhoea • diabetes management • headache • stress • fatigue • nervous exhaustion.