These 8 Middle Eastern Spices Have Medicinal Use Along With Flavours

1. Sumac is antibacterial and helps protect liver from damage.

2. Zaatar can cure inflammation and enhance mood.

3. Baharat has antioxidant properties which helps your immune system.

4. Aleppo Pepper helps with weight loss, improves eyesight and is also good to lower blood pressure. 

5. Saffron can help with menstrual cramps and Alzheimer's.

6. Cumin helps with cholesterol issues and also to lose weight.

7. Turkish Bay leaves lowers blood pressure.

8. Urfa Biber is an excellent source of B-complex vitamins.

Many spices from this list are not of Middle-Eastern origin but are commonly used in the cuisine's preparation.