Uses and Benefits of Vanilla

Uses and benefits of Vanilla

What Is Vanilla?

Vanilla is a lot more than an extract you throw into baked goods, it has a ton of health benefits. The flavor comes from the orchids of the Vanilla genus that bears fruit in pods, which are hand picked and harvested into extract, powder, and pods. Want to know the uses and benefits of vanilla? We got you!

What are the uses and Benefits of Vanilla?

1. Known as a Healing Remedy

Rich in antioxidants, vanilla helps prevent the breakdown of the bodies cells and stimulates natural regrowth. It may also protect your immune system and lower stress on the body, making it much easier to recover from injury or illness.

2. Shown to Relieve Anxiety

Inhaling Vanilla through aromatherapy directly alerts the brain and creates calmness. It's one of the best natural remedy for anxiety and stress, even taking the place of antidepressants. Cancer patients who underwent MRIs in a room scented with vanilla were 63% less prone to showing symptoms of anxiety than patients who breathed in normal unscented air, according to a study done at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

How do I use Vanilla?

You can use vanilla in dishes that you cook or order from restaurants, in supplement form, or through hot beverages (our favorites being SUTRA Gold or SUTRA Black).

Vanilla is also made in a vanilla bean infused oil that can be diffused.

vanilla Inspiration

Strawberry Vanilla Chia Pudding

Vanilla Protein Balls

Vanilla Baked Apples

Chocolate Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

Want more uses and benefits of vanilla?

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Health Benefits Provided By the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health