Turmeric: The active constituent in this root, curcumin, has been shown to decrease inflammation in a number of different clinical trials. While turmeric is a major component in curry powder, it does not have a very strong flavor when used alone. Turmeric has a vibrant yellow color that can be used to brighten up soups, sauces, or grains. Cynthia from Cookus Interruptus has a nice recipe for Golden Spice Rice here.
Cinnamon: This commonly used spice has both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. That means it can both soothe inflammation and deter harmful bacteria. Try using cinnamon in a savory dish, such as this Moroccan Vegetable Tagine recipe from Green Kitchen Stories.
Other spices that have demonstrated anti-inflammatory effects include ginger, cloves, black pepper, and red chili.
Most studies have shown that consuming just a few grams of all the spices above can have an anti-inflammatory effect. Help your body soothe inflammation by adding a dash here or there of different spices throughout your day.