Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future

@article{Tapsell2006HealthBO,
  title={Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future},
  author={Linda C. Tapsell and Ian Hemphill and Lynne Cobiac and David R. Sullivan and Michael Fenech and Craig S. Patch and Steven Roodenrys and Jennifer B. Keogh and Peter M. Clifton and P G Williams and Virginia Ann. Fazio and Karen E Inge},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2006},
  volume={185}
}
UNLABELLED Herbs and spices have a traditional history of use, with strong roles in cultural heritage, and in the appreciation of food and its links to health. Demonstrating the benefits of foods by scientific means remains a challenge, particularly when compared with standards applied for assessing pharmaceutical agents. Pharmaceuticals are small-molecular-weight compounds consumed in a purified and concentrated form. Food is eaten in combinations, in relatively large, unmeasured quantities… 

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