Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease by Bharat Aggarwal with Debora Yost, 2011. Winner of the ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award for 2011: consumer/popular category. Written by the world’s foremost expert on the therapeutic use of culinary spices, this book takes an in-depth look at 50 spices and their healing qualities. Using language both accessible and enjoyable to the general reader, the author seeks to share his passion for the healing spices and to encourage the reader to incorporate more of them into their meals. Includes chapters on buying, storing, and using spices, their history, where they are grown and their effects on health. Organized by health condition to match the right spice to a specific ailment. Hardcover, 336 pages.