We love pumpkin spice stuff (most of us). This type of spice has been used by people for thousands of years and brings with it some physiological benefits. This article on CNN.com has a good review of this phenomenon. –Dr. Anderson
Each fall, as leaves turn golden and the crisp autumn air carries the scent of pine, Catherine Franssen awaits her husband to bring home the latest pumpkin spice-flavored concoction he has discovered at the grocery store.