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Hog Plum

Hog plums are native to Latin America and widely eaten in Southeast Asia. They are also called mombins, gully plums or Spanish plums and are often yellow or purple. Hog plums contain vitamins A and C.

 

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Star Fruit

Star fruit is also known as Carambola. Antioxidants and flavonoids content make is a healthy fruit to fight cancer and inflammation. Fiber makes highly effective to fight colon cancer.

 

Star fruit contains fiber which cleanses toxin stored in the colon. As these toxins are stored in colon it increases risk of colon cancer.

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Mace Herb Health Benefits

Nutmeg tree yields up to three times in a season. Once harvested from the tree, the outer coat or husk is removed and discarded. Just underneath the tough husk is the golden-brown colour aril, known as “mace,” enveloping nutmeg kernel.

 

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Gentian Herb Health Benefits

Gentian is an herb. The root of the plant and, less commonly, the bark is used to make medicine. The trumpet-shaped flowers are usually deep blue or azure, but can be white, cream, yellow, or red.

 

Many species are polymorphic with respect to flower colour, bearing flowers of different colours.

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Ice Plant Health Benefits

Ice plant also known as Ice fig is a native plant of South Africa. This plant loves summer and bears bright purple to magenta coloured flowers resembling the daisy flower.

 

Fresh Ice plant sap is used as a remedy to treat minor skin problems and is added to baths for refreshing skin.

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Ogen Melon

Ogen melon is a melon which is roughly oblong in shape, with skin which starts out dark green and pales to a yellowish gold as the melon matures, with deep streaks of green, yellow, or orange in the skin.

 

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Noni Plant

Noni is a small evergreen tree in the Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia, Australia, and India that often grows among lava flows. Today, noni fruit, leaves, flowers, stems, bark, and roots are still used to make medicine for a long list of ailments.

 

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Nectarine Fruit Health Benefits

Nectarine is a medium sized deciduous tree with arching branches. It requires very cold winter season followed by warm weather for proper development of buds.

 

White or pinkish-white flowers appear in early spring, which develop subsequently into attractive fruits by June.

 

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Naseberry Fruit

Naseberry is native to Central and South America. One of the most interesting and desirable of all tropical Jamaican naseberry fruit Jamaican naseberry trees, the Jamaican naseberry, a member of the family Sapotaceae, is now known botanically as Manilkara zapota.

 

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Naranjilla Fruit Health Benefits

Naranjilla Fruit contains lots of Vitamins A, C, B also iron, phosphorus, beta-carotene, magnesium, and calcium. The leaves and stems of the plant are covered in short purple hairs. Naranjilla are delicate plants and must be protected from strong winds and direct sunlight.

 

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