Our purpose at Griffith Foods is that “We Blend Care and Creativity to Nourish the World.” Herbs and spices have been used for centuries to nourish the world. Medicinal uses for herbs and spices date back millions of years. Early Egyptians used herbs and spices in medicine, cosmetics, perfumes, cooking, and as insect repellent.
Today we have access to herbs and spices from around the world which we can use every day to enhance our foods and experience different cuisines. Using herbs and spices not only creates flavorful dishes, but can add a variety of vitamins and nutrients to your foods while decreasing salt, fat and sugar. Studies have shown health benefits for cinnamon, chili peppers, turmeric, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, sage and rosemary, just to name a few.
Click on the infographic below for some of the specific health benefits of common herbs and spices we use every day!