Paprika spice is high in vitamin A & C as well as bioflavonoids, antioxidants, and carotenes. Paprika can help to relieve sore throats, runny nose, congestion, and headaches that often accompany the common cold. Paprika is in the same capsicum family as chili and bell peppers, but is unique in flavor and can range from very sweet to extremely hot.
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Green peas are one of the most nutritious of the leguminous vegetables and are rich in antioxidants, vitamins A, C, K, and B-complex and minerals such as zinc, iron, calcium, and manganese. They are a great source of protein, fiber, and omega-3 fats in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). These essential fatty acids makes green peas an ideal food for brain and cardiovascular health and their phytosterols are vital for helping to lower cholesterol levels in the body.
Meadowsweet is a wild herb and flower that is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and bioflavonoids and works as a natural digestive aid and pain reliever. It has been found to decrease the amount of acid build up in the stomach by soothing the mucous membranes and digestive tract which makes it an excellent remedy for digestive issues such as nausea, ulcers, heartburn, gastritis, indigestion, ibs, and diarrhea.
Mustard seeds are a medicinal spice that have been used therapeutically for thousands of years. Mustard seeds are rich in antioxidants, phyto-nutrients, and vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C, K, E, B-complex, calcium, iron, selenium, and zinc. They are also high in essential fatty acids such as omega-3, omega-6, and oleic aci. Omega-3, omega-6, and oleic acid which prevents indigestion and bloating. Mustard seeds are highly beneficial for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, speeding up metabolism, reducing the frequency of migraines, and preventing atherosclerosis and cancer.