Herbs for cooking

 Herbs have a long story in the history of mankind, since man was found on earth while eating and dealing with them, whether in health or disease.

We eat herbs, whether fresh green (such as parsley and lettuce) or dried (such as chamomile and lemonade), and many herbs are used to add a special flavor in our kitchens (such as thyme and rosemary).

In this article, we will learn about the benefits of the most famous herbs that we use in our daily life:

1- Thyme

A very popular herb, it is added to fish and ch

icken with lemon to give them a wonderful flavor, and thyme is available green or dried, and unlike basil, thyme retains its flavor very well when dried. Eating thyme contains minerals and vitamins, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, and iron, and it is low in calories, and has no cholesterol, carbohydrates, and saturated fats.

2- oregano (or marjoram)

A strong-flavored herb that is especially popular in the Mediterranean cuisine, and it is a type of aromatic and bitter thyme at the same time, and its flavor is intense when it is dried, and oregano is useful in protecting against Alzheimer's and facilitating the retrieval of information from the memory, and it also benefits the skin soaked due to its antioxidants, And it benefits the digestive system and works to expel gases.

3- Parsley

A herb that most people prefer when it is green and fresh, it is not very desirable and it is dried, and it is tastier when it is uncooked; And parsley is used to treat urinary tract infections, and it contains antioxidant compounds, germs and infections, and helps improve blood sugar in cases of diabetes, and maintains cardiovascular health. And it has an effective role in maintaining the health of the digestive system and preventing its diseases. It also improves ear health, as it helps treat ear infections and deafness.

4- Rosemary

A very popular herb used in fillings, grilled meats and cooked potatoes, this herb is very aromatic, and it is eaten either fresh green or dried, and a study found that aromatherapy using rosemary oil reduces the level of cortisol in the blood and may contribute to relieving anxiety. Another study found that using aromatic bags of rosemary oil and lavender oil reduces the heart rate, without lowering blood pressure, and this is useful for students while taking exams, and rosemary contains antioxidants and germs and is useful in the long term in preventing blood clotting.

5- Green Chives

It has a light onion flavor, it is used in salads and decorating soups, and it is easy to grow and comes year after year, and among its health benefits is that it contains vitamin A and C; It also contains trace amounts of sulfur and is rich in calcium and iron. It is used as a diuretic and has antiseptic properties.

6- basil (or basil)

An aromatic herb used in decorating, cooking and treatment, and from the health point of view it contains antioxidant and inflammatory compounds, and helps to burn body fat and get rid of laziness, and protect the eyes from seasonal diseases and boils, as it contains vitamin A necessary for eye health.

7- Milk thistle (or artichoke or milk thistle)

This herb has been used for a long time as a tonic for the liver, and its extract contains a substance called silymarin that is distinguished by its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Research promises that supplements of this herb can be used on their own to treat diabetes.

8- Chrysanthemums

A herb belonging to the Asteraceae family, chrysanthemum has been used for centuries to treat migraines and arthritis, especially when chrysanthemum extract is mixed with ginger, but its most common use is to relieve fever. This herb contains a large amount of antioxidants, such as flavonoids and carotene, which help sensitive skin to combat free radicals responsible for cell aging.

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