Za’atar is a blend of herbs, sesame seeds, dried sumac and salt.
It has an amazing and unique flavor that is aromatic, and tangy at the same time. The herbs are mostly found in Middle Eastern District and often used in Arab cuisines. For example. it is commonly eaten with pita, which is dipped in olive oil and then za’atar.,Its major health benefit is that it eliminates internal parasites because it contains phenolic and antiseptic compounds.,
Other benefits include:,*Thyme: an antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties that benefit brain function and the heart. (When i was a kid my parents used to tell me to have Zaatar in the morning before school, it opens up the brain!),*Sesame seeds: contains calcium, copper and a type of phystoterol that can reduceblood cholesterol levels and boost immunity.,*Sumac: this spice is a burgundy red powder with a somewhat lemony flavor. It is an antioxidant as well and is known to soothe stomach upsets. Storage Instructions: Store in a cool dry place. Away from sunlight.