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Health benefits of kola nut

Health benefits of kola nut

With its beautiful brown colored shell and resembling a chestnut, kola nut (Cola acuminate) is actually a fruit of the Kola tree. A native to Africa and grown widely in…Read more
Health benefits of Chicory

Health benefits of Chicory

Chicory (Cichorium intybus), a popular substitute for coffee is a perennial herbaceous plant commonly found in Europe, Australia and North America. Ancient Egyptians cultivated chicory as medicinal plant, coffee substitute,…Read more
Health benefits of Mulberries

Health benefits of Mulberries

Highly nutritious and extremely delicious, Mulberries are loved and enjoyed by people throughout the world. These berries come from the mulberry tree that belongs to the genus Morus and Moraceae¬†family.…Read more
Health benefits of Anise

Health benefits of Anise

Anise (scientific name Pimpinella anisum) or aniseed, is known for its flavour, which resembles liquorice, fennel. Anise, like fennel, contains anethole, a phytoestrogen. Anethole, is the principal component of anise oil. The oil of anise is also used in toothpaste, chewing gum, cough syrups, and soap, among other products. Whole seeds of Anise are used in cooking. Anise is also available in tea, while also marketed as Anise extract.

The health benefits and medicinal use of Anise can be attributed to its properties like carminative, anti septic, anti spasmodic, decongestant, digestive, expectorant, sedative and stimulant. Health benefits and medicinal uses of Anise is summarized below: