Ruhunu Food

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Whole Spices
Code # 101
Cardamom
Scientific Name : Elettaria cardamomum M.

Ingredients : 100 % Cardamom

Nutritional Value :
  • Cardamom is therapeutic in nature, broadly used to treat infections in teeth and gums, digestive disorders, throat troubles, skin conditions etc.

Culinary Uses :

  • Used in adding flavors in both foods and drinks.
  • Used as cooking spice.
  • Oil of cardamom is used in processed foods, tonics, liquor and perfumes.
Product Range :
20 g

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Code # 102
Cinnamon Stick
Scientific Name : Cinnamomum verum.

Ingredients : 100 % Cinnamon

Nutritional Value :
  • Used cinnamon to treat diarrhea and to help circulation and depression.
  • Used to relieve head colds and nausea.

Culinary Uses :
Used as a flavoring for meat because of its antibacterial properties this helped to prevent spoilage.

Product Range :
20 g
50 g


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Code # 103
Cloves
Scientific Name : Syzygium aromaticum.

Ingredients : 100 % Cloves

Nutritional Value :
  • As an aid to digestion and to promote circulation.
  • Used as a mild anesthetic for toothaches.
  • Clove causes the blood vessels near the skin to dilate and bring blood to surface, thus giving a warm feeling to the skin.
  • Helps to get rid of intestinal gas and fights nausea.
  • Clove has antibacterial and antifungal properties because of its eugenol content.

Culinary Uses :

  • Adding flavor to meats, curries, and meat marinades. They are also used to create sweet dishes.
  • Clove also works as an ant repellant
Product Range :
20 g

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Code # 104
Coriander seed
Scientific Name : Coriandrum sativum L.

Ingredients : 100 % Coriander seed

Nutritional Value :
  • Traditionally used to treat migraines and indigestion, to help purify the blood and to relieve nausea, pain in joints, and rheumatism.
  • Referred to as an “anti-diabetic” agent.
  • Control of
    • Blood Sugar
    • Cholesterol
    • Free Radical Production

Culinary Uses :

  • Used to flavor meat, fish and vegetables.
  • Seeds can be likewise used in stews and soups.
  • Is an ingredient of curry powders, pickling spices and pudding spices and is used in cakes, breads
    and other baked foods.
Product Range :
100 g
200 g


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Code # 105
Cummin Seed
Scientific Name : Cuminum cyminum.

Ingredients : 100 % Cummin seed

Nutritional Value :
  • Used to aid digestion and to treat dysentery.
  • Used to relieve stress and lower blood pressure.
  • Cumin also stimulates circulation, dispels gas in the abdomen, and relieves cramping.
  • Minimize the abdominal pain during menstrual periods.

Culinary Uses :

  • An ingredient of most curry powders and many savoury spice mixtures, and is used in stews, grills - especially lamb - and chicken dishes.
Product Range :
50 g
100 g

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Code # 106
Dill Seed
Scientific Name : Trigonella foenum graecum L.

Ingredients : 100 % Dill seed

Nutritional Value :
  • Used to promote hair growth.
  • Soaked seeds used to aid digestion, as a laxative, to treat bronchitis, and to cure sore throats.
  • Used to prevent sharp rises in blood sugar and to lower cholesterol.
  • Take fenugreek to help with menstrual cramps and difficult childbirths and to promote lactation
    after the baby is born.

Culinary Uses :

  • Used in the preparation of pickles, vegetable dishes, daals, hot curries and spice mixes.
Product Range :
50 g
100 g


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Code # 107
Fennel Seed
Scientific Name : Foeniculum vulgare.

Ingredients : 100 % Fennel Seed

Nutritional Value :
  • Take to ease coughs, to stop hiccups, sharpen eyesight, and cure earaches.
  • Used it as a remedy for snakebites and scorpion stings.
  • Used as a diuretic, to increase bile production, and to relieve gastrointestinal pains.

Culinary Uses :

  • Essential ingredient of spice mixtures.
  • Used as a flavoring in some natural toothpastes
Product Range :
50 g
100 g


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Code # 108
Goraka
Scientific Name : Garcinia cambogia.

Ingredients : 100 % Goraka

Nutritional Value :
  • Gaining a reputation for assisting weight loss through appetite suppression and by reducing the body’s ability to form adipose (fatty) tissue during times of overeating.
  • Used to treat gastric ulcers.
  • Has a hepato protective ability against external toxins, such as alcohol.

Culinary Uses :

  • Use to make Fish curries, Bitter guard curry, Dried fish gravy etc.
Product Range :
100 g


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Code # 109
Mustard Seed
Scientific Name : Brassica nigra L.

Ingredients : 100 % Mustard Seed

Nutritional Value :

  • Used mustard for scorpion and snake bites.
  • Used to stimulate blood circulation and to warm up cold feet, to relax stiff muscles, and to treat arthritis and rheumatism.
  • Stimulates the flow of salivary and gastric juices and promotes appetite.

Culinary Uses :

  • As a condiment on meat.
  • Used as a base for salad dressing when combined with vinegar and/or olive oil.
  • Mustard can reduce the possibility of curdling.

Product Range :
50 g
100 g


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Code # 110
Nutmeg
Scientific Name : Myristica fragrans Houtt.

Ingredients : 100 % Nutmeg

Nutritional Value :
  • Traditionally, nutmeg has been used to treat digestive disorders, such as nausea and diarrhea, and kidney ailments. Southeast Asians also treat fevers, headaches, and bronchial problems with nutmeg.
  • The Chinese consider it to be an aphrodisiac.

Culinary Uses :

  • Usually associated with sweet, spicy dishes , pies, puddings, custards, cookies and spice cakes.
Product Range :
20 g


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Code # 111
Pepper Seed
Scientific Name : Piper nigrum L.

Ingredients : 100 % Pepper Seeds

Nutritional Value :

  • Used to treat headaches, constipation, and diarrhea.
  • Used to improve circulation and to improve hypersensitivity to cold, coughs, asthma, kidney inflammations, and muscle and joint pains.
  • Stimulating the taste buds (increase appetite).

Culinary Uses :

  • Pepper is best ground directly on to food.
  • Use to make pepper sauce.
  • Season seafood with black pepper
  • Add to mashed potato.
  • Use to flavor dips, salsas and cold sauces.

Product Range :
50 g
100 g


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