Oxidative stress is one of the fundamental root causes of disease that is within your grasp to reverse and prevent.
When there is an imbalance in the production of free radicals from the metabolism of energy, oxidative stress is the result. This is usually countered with antioxidants but there is often a deficit of antioxidant power in relation to an excess in free radicals. But consuming foods and herbs with a high ORAC score can elevate antioxidants and prevent oxidative stress, thus lowering free radical cellular damage even more.
Can you guess what spice has the highest ORAC score? You guessed it: cloves.
Cloves score 314,446 and are considered the top ORAC herb, followed by cinnamon at 267,537 and ginger at 28,811.
Cloves are also a great spice for boosting your immune system.