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Cinnamon Saffron Turmeric Sage
Cinnamon Name your favorite use
Cinnamon Ancient use Egyptians = embalming, cosmetics Egyptians imported 2,000 BC Arabs controlled keep as a secret Legendary phoenix built nest
Bible references: Moses – ingredient of holy oil Proverbs – lover’s bed perfume Song of Solomon - describe beloved incense in Tabernacle
Very expensive One year wages for commoner Nero 65 AD burned year’s worth of city’s supply for his wife’s pyre
Portuguese 1518 Dutch1638 English 1796 decline
True vs. Cassia True or Ceylon cinnamon Cinnamonum verum Cinnamomum zeylanicum Sri Lanka indigenous 80-90% world
Cassia cinnamon Cinnamomum iners native to Burma C. loureiroi Saigon cinnamon
80 nutrients manganese fiber iron calcium
Cinnamaldehyde essential oil
Food preservative antimicrobial antifungal
Memory loss gum before test more focus faster reflexes better scores
Type II Diabetes 1 g/day (1/4 tsp.) 20% drop in sugar Caution! Coumarin may cause liver problems
History Scent, purify temples Greece Bath waterRomans Cleopatra Medievaldye
Foodyellow Rice dishes Cakes
Saint Santa Lucia Dec. 13, saffron bread Lussekatter
Stigma of blue crocus
Most expensive spice 100,000 flowers/pound $5,000/pound
Harvesting saffron in Iran
90% produced in Iran 220 tons/year
Medical Use a.Depression 15 mg/day as effective as Prozac Works on serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine Boost and stabilize mood
b. Athersclerosis 100 mg/day decrease cholesterol c.Alzheimer’s 30 mg/day. Slows progress d.Cancer, Parkinson’s, MS still in trials, cell or animal
Turmeric Leading crusader against disease
Perennial Curcuma aromatica rhizome
Curcumin antioxidant anti-inflammatory Protects all organs
Antacid Bandages – speed healing Headache – in Tylenol Acne- topical paste Decongestant
Cancer Alzheimer’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease Arthritis Heart Disease and Stroke Skin Fat buster Etc.
How much? Indians eat 1 tsp/day in 3 meals
Yellow American cheese Mustard Butter and margarine Chicken broth Bread-and-butter pickles Yellow cake Popcorn
Best if cooked stir fry rice dishes vegetables Careful – stains counters, clothes
Ginger The best for nausea
Motion sicknes Morning sickness Chemotherapy Anesthesia
50% grown In India rhizome
Queen Elizabeth I gave to dinner guests
Gingersnaps Kimchi Jamaican jerk Curries Ginger ale Ginger tea
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General Information Location: South Asia Population: 1,205,073,612 Language: 14 official languages (depending on province) -Hindi -English.
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