Kiwano Fruit

The Health Benefits of Kiwano Fruit

Kiwano Fruit

Kiwano also known as the African horned melon is a member of the cucumber family which is related to the melon, zucchini and cucumber. A native of the southern areas of Africa it has since been cultivated in New Zealand and Australia and renamed the kiwano, and is now More >

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Dieting: The Biggest Myths Busted

Dieting: The Biggest Myths Busted

Dieting is a difficult task for everyone, and the huge amount of dieting myths certainly does not help. In fact they just confuse many people and increase the chances of them giving up.

 

Many myths have left people afraid of carbs and practically starving themselves in order More >

Khella Herb

The Health Benefits of Khella Herb

Khella Herb

Ammi Visnaga, also known as Khella, has been used for many centuries for its beneficial affects on the treatment of certain affections, among others high blood pressure and kidney stones. Ammi visnaga is a natural substance long used in herbal medicine. Often referred to as “khella,” ammi visnaga is extracted from a More >

Sweet Lime

The Health Benefits of Mosambi (Sweet lime)

Sweet Lime

Mosambi or sweet lime is a citrus fruit found mostly in south-east Asia. Mosambi fruits are small green citrus fruit of round oval shape, which turns yellow when ripe as with most fruits. Mosambi is somewhat similar to lemon in appearance, but it has a sweeter taste similar to More >

Mullein Oil

The Health Benefits of Mullein Oil

Mullein Oil

Mullein (Verbascum densiflorum) is a fuzzy-leafed, yellow-flowered plant used primarily for fighting coughs and relieving congestion, native to Europe and Asia and is naturalized to North America.  Its healing properties are found in its roots, leaves, and flowers, and it has been effective in treating a variety of health More >

Manuka Oil

The Health Benefits of Manuka Oil

Manuka Oil

Manuka is a native shrub from New Zealand that has been used extensively by the indigenous Maori and later early European settlers for its ability to aid in healing and fighting infection, a member of the Myrtracae family. Its oil is extracted from the leaves by steam distillation, today, More >

Jiaogulan Herb

The Health Benefits of Jiaogulan Herb

Jiaogulan Herb

Jiaogulan is a plant that grows wild in China its leaf is used to make medicine. Jiaogulan is sometimes referred to as “Southern Ginseng” because it grows in south central China and is used in similar ways as ginseng. As a member of the Cucurbitaceae family of plants, it More >

Ashoka Herb

The Health Benefits of Ashoka Herb

Ashoka Herb

The Ashoka tree is a rainforest tree, a small evergreen herb. It was originally found mainly in the central part of the Deccan plateau and in the middle part of the Western Ghats in western India and belongs to the family of legumes and is a part of the More >

Boneset Herb

The Health Benefits of Boneset Herb

Boneset Herb

Boneset is a perennial plant that grows to about four or five feet tall with hairy stalks that branch at the top. The flowers are purplish-white and grow in compound umbels or clusters that bloom in June and July. The plant is very unusual looking, you see it you More >

Chirata Herb

The Health Benefits of Chirata Herb

Chirata Herb

Chirata is an herb. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine. The plant is an erect annual. The stems are robust, branching, cylindrical below and 4-angled upwards, containing a large pith; the leaves are broadly lanceolate, 5-nerved and sub-sessile; the flowers occur in large More >

Gentian Herb

The Health Benefits of Gentian Herb

Gentian Herb

Gentian is an herb. The root of the plant and, less commonly, the bark is used to make medicine. It is native to the European Alps at higher elevations. The roots and rhizomes are nearly cylindrical, sometimes branched, and are longitudinally wrinkled. The darker brown roots have a more More >