opefully, this blog will assist the beginner in terms of what Antioxidants are and which 5 herbs are the Best and Highest Herbs In Antioxidants. Antioxidants are the bodies 1st line of defense against free radicals, which cause damage to our body by creating pathways to various diseases, cancer and aging. The good news is there are many plants that produce antioxidants!!! People usually eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains for this source of antioxidants. Some of those foods include, prunes, various berries, walnuts, pinto and red beans.
Herbs and Spices have been used for thousands of years to enhance flavor and promote healing. Researchers have begun to formally study the health benefits of herbs and spices. Herbs typically come from the leaves of plants. Spices come from the bark, stem and seeds of plants.
Research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has revealed that herbs have a concentrated source of powerful antioxidants. Some herbs surpassed foods high in antioxidants found in vegetables and fruits and some spices. The highest herb in antioxidants was found to be Oregano. In addition ranked by order are:
- Rosemary and
A common use for herbs and spices are to enhance flavors of foods and researchers recommend using herbs instead of salt and artificial chemical additives. Avani Herbals uses many herbs, topically, that are high in antioxidant properties. They can be found in Avani’s Bath Teas, Salves, Cremes, Body Oils and Balms.
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