Mayo Clinic offers appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System locations.
Herbs are fragrant leaves of plants that grow in temperate climates. Herbs, such as thyme, can be used fresh or dried. Spices are seeds, fruits, roots, buds, stems or bark of plants and trees. They're typically dried.
Herbs and spices can boost flavor and lessen the need for salt in many recipes. Some herbs and spices may even provide health benefits because they're good sources of antioxidants.
Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic Press.
Join our Year-End Challenge and triple your gift to help shape the future of healthcare!