Spices are good source of dietary fibre and they do not contain cholesterol. Spice like turmeric is a natural antiseptic. Cumin in particular has sleep inducing property and also acts as relaxant. It helps in digestion, treatment of diseases like asthma, arthritis. It improves memory and overall mental function, and helps in recovery from amnesia. Black pepper helps the body remove harmful free radicals and help protect from cancers and diseases.