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Chalta Fruit

Chalta or elephant apple is a fruit that is said to be native to China, a fruit that is also said to possess tonic and laxative properties, and is used for abominal pains. The bark and leaves are astringent.    Rubbing Read more [...]

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Cascara Sagrada Herb

Cascara sagrada is Spanish for “sacred bark” and was used for centuries by Native Americans as a laxative and it may also help to relieve constipation. It is also used in some sunscreens and as a flavouring Read more [...]

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Boxwood Herb Health Benefits

Boxwood is a plant it is an evergreen shrub or small tree that belongs to the family Buxacece. People take chemicals from the leaf to make medicine (boxwood extract). The trunk has yellowish-brown and Read more [...]

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Ashoka Herb Health Benefits

Ashoka tree belongs to the family of legumes and is a part of the subfamily Caesalpiniaceae. It was originally found mainly in the central part of the Deccan plateau and in the middle part of the Western Read more [...]

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Asafoetida Herb Health Benefits

Asafoetida has been used for abdominal tumours and as a carminative, intestinal spasmodic, abortifacient, aphrodisiac, diuretic, sedative, and stimulant.   It is used in respiratory conditions, Read more [...]

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Arame Vegetable Health Benefits

Arame is a type of sea vegetable; they have a sweet, mild flavour and pack in a good supply of calcium, iodine, potassium, vitamin A and dietary fiber. During preparation, rinse thoroughly, and then soak Read more [...]

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Centaury Herb Health Benefits

Centaury is a small, annual herb, native to Europe and naturalized in the United States. It thrives in boggy meadows as well as in dry dunes. The root is fibrous and woody.   It is reputed Read more [...]

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Key Lime Health Benefits

Lemons are oval in shape and feature a yellow, texturized outer peel. Like other citrus fruits, their inner flesh is encased in eight to ten segments. Usually smaller than lemons, limes are oval or round Read more [...]

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June Berry

June berries have higher level of antioxidants compared to other more common berries such as wild blueberries, strawberries or raspberries. They are great to make jams, muffins and cobblers.   June Read more [...]

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Guacima Herb Health Benefits

Guacima is a medium-sized tree that grows up to 20 m high, with a trunk 30 to 60 cm in diameter. Its oblong leaves are 6 to 12 cm long, and the tree produces small white-to-light-yellow flowers.   It Read more [...]

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