Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavor and as a traditional medicine.
Cinnamon spice is one of the highly prized items that has been in use since biblical times for its fragrance, medicinal and culinary properties. This delightfully exotic, sweet-flavored spice traditionally obtained from the inner brown bark of Cinnamon trees which when dried rolls into a tubular-sticks, known commercially as “quill.”
Cloves are one of the highly prized spices, widely recognized all over the world for their medicinal and culinary qualities. The spices actually are the “flower buds” from evergreen rain – forest tree. Cloves are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice.
Turmeric powder is a bright yellow powder made by dry grinding of mature turmeric rhizomes. The use of turmeric for coloring & flavoring food, for cosmetic purposes and for medicinal properties. Turmeric is highly therapeutic and is used in various drugs and pharmaceutics mainly because of its immunity boosting and anti-oxidant properties.
White pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piper corns. Black and white peppercorns are both the fruit of the pepper plant, but they are processed differently. Black peppercorns are picked when almost ripe and sun-dried, turning the outer layer black.