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

  title={Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future},
  author={Linda C Tapsell and Ian Hemphill and L. Cobiac and David R Sullivan and M. Fenech and Craig S Patch and S. Roodenrys and J. Keogh and Peter M Clifton and Peter G Williams and Virginia A Fazio and Karen E Inge},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  • Linda C Tapsell, Ian Hemphill, +9 authors Karen E Inge
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Medical Journal of Australia
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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