A resource to explore health effects of culinary spices and herbs
Spices and herbs are key dietary ingredients used in cuisines across the world. They have been reported to be of medicinal value for a wide variety of diseases through a large body of biomedical investigations. Bioactive phytochemicals in these plant products form the basis of their therapeutic potential as well as adverse effects.
SpiceRx is a systematic compilation of evidence-based knowledge pertaining to the health impacts of culinary spices and herbs. It provides a platform for exploring the health impact of culinary spices and herbs through a structured database of tripartite relationships, and facilitates disease-specific culinary recommendations as well as enquiry into molecular mechanisms underlying their health effects.