Spices - An imperative melange - back to the roots

  • Dr. Noora Beegum Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • Reshmi R. Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • Nandan N. Reader, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • Sunil Raj N. Professor & Head, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • Soundarya Vishwanathan Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, INDIA.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Spices, Dentistry, Natural products


Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest medical systems and remains one of India’s traditional health care systems. Natural products have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine for many purposes. Ayurveda has many evidences for the utilization of spices to cure various diseases. They not only increase the flavor of food but also have several therapeutic values. The objective of this article is to provide an overview regarding the health benefits of most commonly used spices and their applications in dentistry.


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Dr. Noora Beegum, Reshmi R., Nandan N., Sunil Raj N., & Soundarya Vishwanathan. (2019). Spices - An imperative melange - back to the roots. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 4(06), 93-103. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/769
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