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Bulk Spices

For the moment, we have spices in bulk but we hope to offer spices in many more types of packaging in the near future.

 
Cinnamon Powder

Cinnamon Powder, organic, half pound
Cinnamomum cassia

Cinnamon is,of course, a wonderfully aromatic and exciting spice, but it has potent medicinal value as well. In Ayurveda, it is used to kindle digestive fire and remove toxins from the gastrointestinal tract. It is an important ingredient in Chyawanprash, usually being added towards the end of preparation. It is used to promote deep assimilation of nutrients as well as to nourish the reproductive systems of both men and women. It is antibacterial and antiviral as well as antifungal.

Contains: certified organic Cinnamomum cassia bark powder.

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Coriander Seeds, whole, half pound
Coriandrum sativum

Coriander is used in many cuisines from around the world. It promotes digestion without aggravating the piita dosha. It is cooling and aids both the liver and kidneys. It is also one the favored herbs during menopause when hot flashes are a well known and unwelcome symptom of the change of life. It can be used whole or ground and is suitable for cooking, use in tea, and planting in the garden. There it will give rise to the famed cilantro leaf.

Contains: certified organic Coriandrum sativum seeds.

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Cumin Seeds, organic, half pound
Cuminum cyminum

Cumin seeds can be used whole or ground. They are a popular ingredient in the cuisine of many cultures and are one of the spices that aids digestion without aggravating the pitta dosha. Cumin can be used for flavor or to remove toxins in the digestive tract. They can also be chewed after eating to freshen the mouth and promote the complete digestion of foods. The seeds are mixed with saliva and the liquid part is swallowed while the seeds are normally spit out after the taste is gone.

Contains: whole organic Cuminum cyminum seeds.

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Fennel Powder, organic, half pound
Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel is also a cooking spice that is used both in European cuisine, especially aperitifs and cheeses, as well as Asian cooking, being found in the five seed mix of panch pharon as well as many medicinal preparations. Fennel is both a digestive spice and nervine. It is often candied and taken after meals to aid digestion. It promotes healthy urination and menstruation and makes a relaxing addition to tea taken before bedtime. Used orally, the seed decoction or extract prevents dental caries and periodontal disease.

Contains: certified organic Foeniculum vulgare powder.

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Fennel Seed, organic whole, half pound

Fennel is used in many ways and is an important ingredient in many digestive tonics. It can be used in cooking, in tea, in mouthwashes, or planted.

Contains: certified organic Foeniculum vulgare seeds.

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Ginger Root Powder, organic, half pound
Zingiber officinale

Ginger is both a culinary spice and medicine. It is most famous as the herb of choice for motion sickness and most types of nausea, including morning sickness and reactions to chemotherapeutic drugs. It is pacifying to vata and removes excess kapha and is therefore an excellent tonic for the lungs. It is an appetite and circulatory stimulant and is used in most joint formulas because of its anti-inflammatory effects. It is an inhibitor of platelet aggregation and prostaglandins.

Contains: certified organic Zingiber officinale root powder.

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Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder, organic, half pound
Curcuma longa

Turmeric is what gives curry its yellow color. It is a member of the ginger family and grows throughout the tropics. It aids digestion, especially the metabolism of fats which it also protects from oxidation and rancidity. Turmeric is a blood cleanser and is antitumoral and antiscarring. It is also hepatoprotective and provides moderate relief from pain by depleting pain receptors on nerve endings. Curcuma longa is the source of curcumin. Its action is enhanced when combined with long pepper.

Contains: certified organic Curcuma longa root powder.

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Sacred Medicine Sanctuary
Poulsbo, Washington

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