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Chiles

The capsaicin in chiles (like the ones at right) reduces inflammation, making it a natural pain reliever.

Mint

The menthol in most types of mint soothes an upset stomach and can relieve muscle tension.

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Rosemary

The scent is reputed to boost memory and stimulate circulation. Students in ancient Greece wore branches of the herb to help them study; mixologist Albert Trummer steeps rosemary in vodka as an aphrodisiac.

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Star Anise

The spice may have antiviral properties and is often used in alternative medicine to ward off cold and flu symptoms.

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