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Mammy Fruit

Mammy or mamey, is a fruit that is native to the West Indies, South and Central America. The fruit is an excellent source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C, and is a good source of riboflavin, niacin, vitamin Read more [...]

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Prune Plum

A prune is a dried plum, typically the European variety of plum. Prunes are a delicious and nutritious way to add sweetness into a meal or dessert. Prunes and plums are high in soluble fibre that helps Read more [...]

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Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple is a source of important vitamins and minerals such as thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, manganese and potassium and antioxidants and polyphenols, such as Read more [...]

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Physalis Fruit Health Benefits

Native to Central and South America Physalis, also known as the Cape gooseberry or Ground-cherry, the fruit is a small round berry, about the size of a marble, full of small seeds. The Physalis fruit is Read more [...]

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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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Asparagus Vegetable Health Benefits

Asparagus is considered to be one of the delicacies of the vegetable world. This herbaceous plant along with avocado, kale and Brussels sprouts is a particularly rich source of glutathione, a detoxifying 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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