These 10 spices boost brain power

Some people believe that spices are bad for your health. Such people just don’t know what they are missing. Besides spices making food tastier, quite a number of them have health benefits since they come from natural plants. Today we take a look at those spices that help boost brain power.


#A study that combined ginger with ginkgo biloba suggested that ginger can make you smarter. Ginger root extract may also be helpful in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and migraines.

#Turmeric has the chemical curcumin that gives it its characteristic yellow colour. Curcumin activates a key antioxidant enzyme which helps reduce plaque in the brain thought to be responsible for Alzheimer’s disease.

#Garlic promotes better blood flow to the brain and “awaken” killed brain cancer cells.

#Thyme has been found to increase the amount of DHA “” an essential fatty acid “” in the brain.

#Sage is known to contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is said to contain compounds similar to those used to contain Alzheimer’s disease.

#A study reported that Rosemary helps diminish cognitive decline in people with dementia.

#The aroma of cinnamon boosts your brain power. Cinnamon enhances memory, recognition, attention and recognition and visual motor speed.

#Dried oregano has 30 times the brain-healing antioxidant power of raw blueberries, 46 times more than apples, and 56 times as much as strawberries, making it one of the most powerful brain cell protectors ever.

#Saffron is said to help fight depression and also to improve memory. It is said when taken in the right amounts , it has the same effects as Prozac  used to treat mild depression.

#Basil is a potent antioxidant which improves blood flow to the heart and brain and has anti-inflammatory properties that offer protection from Alzheimer’s disease.

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