Updated: Jan 28
Apart from adding flavor to food most spices Kindles the Agni or the digestive fire. Ayurveda* the Vedic tests have seen the body's Agni as a symbol of element of fire. A strong Agni not only helps in digestion but has also helped to process food, experiences both good and bad and even emotions.
*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health. Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health .