From the time of Middle Ages to current fast paced world, spices have played a prominent role in influencing the country’s trade and have been a major part of civilization. Generally spices add up delightful flavor to your favorite recipes and besides that, these spices even contain many secret ingredients that promote your health.
The spices that you intake in your daily food will provide some great health benefits by reducing weight, improving heart health, lifting up mood, boosting up the metabolism and preventing cancer. Due to their high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, spices serve as best medications to treat skin problems.
Each spice has its own aroma and some spices such as cloves, cinnamon, rosemary, saffron, basil and peppermint are added to enhance the flavor of any dish or recipe. In general, the heat generated through spices is measured in Scoville Heat Units. The level of spice that humans can handle is clearly depicted in the infographic. From the different spices, the Trinidad Scorpion Moruga that generates a spicy of around 2,009,231 SHU is considered as the world’s hottest peeper.
While many countries on the globe produce wide variety of spices, India with 1,051,000 tonnes of production is ranked high in terms of spices production.