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Benefits of Winter melon

Benefits of Winter melon

Winter melon, also known as ash gourd is not just a vegetable but is also a medicinal food. Packed with plenty of phytonutrients, winter melon is an important ingredient used…Read more
Succulent Surinam cherry benefits

Succulent Surinam cherry benefits

A member of the myrtle family and adorning the landscapes of many parts of the United States, Surinam cherry or Brazilian cherry is a very flavorful fruit that possess many…Read more
Health Benefits of Frankincense

Health Benefits of Frankincense

Frankincense, also known by the name Olibanum is a white colored resin obtained from trees belonging to the genus Boswellia.  These trees are mostly found in the cool and arid…Read more
Health benefits of Rowan berry

Health benefits of Rowan berry

Native to the cool and temperate areas of the Northern hemisphere, rowan berries are the fruits of rowans or mountain ashes, which are mostly small trees although some of them…Read more
Health benefits of saffron

Health benefits of saffron

Considered to be one of the most expensive spices in the world, Saffron not only adds a beautiful yellow color and flavor to food but is also filled with numerous…Read more
Health Benefits of Damiana

Health Benefits of Damiana

Damiana, scientifically known as Turnera diffusa is a shrub that produces aromatic flowers and is well known for its aphrodisiac properties. Although there is no scientific evidence to prove the…Read more
Health Benefits of Mucuna pruriens

Health Benefits of Mucuna pruriens

Mucuna pruriens or the velvet bean has been recognized for hundreds of years for its aphrodisiac properties, ability to enhance mood, improve libido and increase the production of testosterone. Native…Read more
Health benefits of tiger nut

Health benefits of tiger nut

Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is often mistaken to be a nut but it is actually a tuber that has its origins in the subtropical and warm temperature regions of the…Read more
Health benefits of Chayote

Health benefits of Chayote

Chayote, also known as vegetable pear or Christophine is a green colored squash that is highly nutritious and a perfect addition to your diet. All parts of the chayote plant…Read more
Health benefits of Juniper

Health benefits of Juniper

The name juniper berry is confusing, as people sometimes mistake it for a berry or fruit. Rather it is a small cone that develops in shrubs belonging to the juniper…Read more
Health benefits of Sumac

Health benefits of Sumac

Health Benefits of Sumac(French: Sumac German: Sumach Italian: Sommacco Spanish: Zumaque Arabic: Sammak):

Scientific Name: Rhus Coriaria

Sumac is native to North America, Iran and Turkey. There is also a poisonous variety of Sumac known commonly as ‘Poison Ivy'. Sumac is used as a substitute for lemon because of its sourness and astringency. Sumac also is used as a substitute for Vinegar.