What is the difference between Cooling & Heating Herbs & Spices?

COOLING & HEATING Herbs & Spices can have different effects on the body due to their qualities. The nature of the herbs & spices can be used to our benefit with the change of the seasons.⠀

HEATING/WARMING Herbs & Spices are good for the body in the midst of Winter.⠀

COOLING Herbs & Spices are good for the body in the Summer or for inflammation and heat in the body through-out the year.

Warming foods and spices have long been in use in Eastern cultures, both for culinary and medicinal purposes.⠀

Many of these flavour intensives are known to have compounds that help to raise our core body temperature, aid digestion, soothe the stomach, boost blood circulation, flush the skin with blood, and remove excess water from delicate tissues – all of which help us to stay warm and toasty in cool temperatures.⠀

Reach out for our KAHPA Seasoning mix this Winter! It is guaranteed to warm your belly, energise, stimulate & invigorate you. You also have the added benefits & qualities of each individual Herb & Spice in the Mix. KAPHA Seasoning on this Winter :).⠀

Known as PITTA (or fire season), the heat of the Summer can lead to excess skin irritation, acne, rashes, sweating, and even heat stroke. To keep the body cool during the summer months, ancient Indian medicine (Ayurveda) recommends consuming spices that promote COOLING. PITTA Seasoning on this Summer :).

Spices are one of the most potent plant foods in terms of antioxidants and bioactive compounds. According to Ayruveda’s 5,000 year old food philosophy, there are plenty of everyday spices that can even help cool the body. ⠀

Using our PITTA Cooling Mix in your diet will cool you down, calm your mind and make you feel fresh and comfortable.⠀

Please visit our website – www.spicetradingco.com for further information on our stockists that carry our latest range – Ayurvedic Seasoning Mixes or shop online!⠀

Herbs and Spices have been used for thousands of years. They each have their own benefit in supporting the body. Little do we know in the present day the amazing qualities they possess.⠀ ⠀

The Spice Trading Company do not claim to prevent, diagnose, cure or alleviate a disease, disorder or a condition. We are simply advising the benefits of herbs and spices and they may be therapeutic in nature.