"Medications" that intoxicate with smell

Fresh chili peppers are rich in vitamin C. Due to their analgesic effect, they are an integral part of various preparations for pain relief.
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Ažurirano: 20.11.2017. 14:14h

Spices and herbs in some dishes are more useful than the main ingredients. They preserve health, fight against diseases, and besides, they have an irresistible smell and taste.


Cinnamon is rich in very powerful nutrients, with antioxidant properties that help cells fight against harmful free radicals. Antioxidants help the body fight cancer, diabetes, senility...


Ginger is known as a means of combating nausea, speeding up digestion, and in general for alleviating digestive problems.

It is strong and should be taken in very small amounts, but daily.


Rosemary has been associated with memory since ancient Greece, when students would wear rosemary while preparing for major exams. It should be avoided by pregnant women, as it has been used as an abortion agent.


Basil is usually associated with Mediterranean cuisine, but it actually comes from India, where it is traditionally used to treat asthma, stress and diabetes. It has strong antimicrobial properties, and fights against very resistant microbes, such as Escherichia coli.

Black pepper

Its medicinal properties are attributed to the alkaloid piperine, which affects the better absorption of many nutrients. Studies have also shown its anti-cancer effect (lung cancer and melanoma).

Hot pepperoni

Fresh chili peppers are rich in vitamin C. Due to its analgesic effect, it is an integral part of various preparations for pain relief.


It is used to lower total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, and contributes to increasing HDL cholesterol. In traditional medicine, it is used for digestive disorders.


It is often used in combination with cinnamon and cumin. Its powerful antimicrobial effect is attributed to its ingredient eugenol, so it successfully destroys bacteria, fungi and parasites. It is also used as a local anesthetic.

ANIS - Helps with flatulence, rheumatic diseases and breathing difficulties.LAVENDER - It has a relaxing and soothing effect.LAUREL - Stimulates digestion and improves appetite.MOTHER'S SPIRIT - It has a beneficial effect on the respiratory organs, the stomach, improves appetite and calms the nerves. It helps with headaches and insomnia.OREGANO - Fights against cough, digestive and menstrual problems, and fatigue.RED PEPPER - It is useful for colds, it improves digestion, but it irritates the digestive organs, so you should be careful with it.PARSLEY - Fixes bad breath, acts as a diuretic, improves digestion and helps fight cellulite.VANILLA - It has a relaxing effect, reports Nezavisne.

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