Spices That Boost Your Health
Your kitchen counter might already hold the cure for what ails you.
By Nicole Frehsée
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the November 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Since time immemorial, humans have used spices to better their food—and their bodies. Our ancestors knew which spices would settle an upset stomach, relieve inflammation, and more. Now a spate of studies has finally proved that whether you've got achy muscles, a cold that just won't quit, or a case of the blues, reaching for a natural healer may be just what the doctor ordered.