Logan Berry

The Health Benefits of Loganberry

Logan Berry

There are many different types of berries in the world and in this article we will take a look at Logan Berry. Logan berry (Rubus loganobaccus) is a fruit belonging to the Rosaceaea family and was originated in the United States, a hybrid fruit between the blackberry and the More >

Tansy Oil

A Look at Tansy Oil

Tansy Oil

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) also known as cow bitter and bitter buttons is a perennial herb belonging to the aster family and is native to Europe and Asia with a long history of use. Tansy was used to treat intestinal worms, digestive problems, sores, fevers and rheumatism; it was also More >

Rue Herb

The Health Benefits of Rue Herb

 

Rue Herb

Rue (Ruta graveolens) also known as herb-of-grace is an herb that has been around for ages and is used in a variety of ways. It is cultivated as a condiment, insect repellent and a medicinal herb. Rue is highly poisonous and so it should be handled with utmost care. More >

Tiger Nut Oil

The Health Benefits of Tiger Nut (Cyperus esculentus) Oil

Tiger Nut Oil

Tiger nuts, also known as earth almond and zulu nuts are a tuber that grows below the ground’s surface just like potatoes with the same benefits as nuts. A member of the Cyperus family it is an excellent source of fiber, these nuts come from California, Europe, Northern More >

Lingon Berry

The Health Benefits of Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Lingon Berry

Lingonberry also known as cowberry is an evergreen shrub that bears edible fruit; the name lingonberry originates from the Swedish name lingon for the species. Lingonberry contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids. It also acts as an astringent, More >

Neem Plant

The Health Benefits of Neem Herb

Neem Plant

Azadirachta indica, known as neem, Nimtree or Indian Lilac, a tree belonging to the Meliaceae family and is native to Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil. Neem oil is used in soaps, lotions, facemasks, shampoos, and toothpastes. It helps treat fungal More >

Youngberry

The Health Benefits of Youngberry

Youngberry

There are many varieties of blackberry around the world and youngberry is just one of those. Youngberry is a crossbred blackberry variety with a red colour and juicy flesh. It is grown commercially in the western and south-western United States and is a cultivar of Rubus ursinus of the rose More >

Elderberries

The Health Benefits of Elderberry

 

Elderberries

Elderberry (Sambucus) is a member of the Adoxaceae and has been used medicinally for hundreds of years and was used as a folk remedy for centuries in North America, Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa. It contains organic pigments, tannin, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, viburnic acid, vitamins A More >

Pennyroyal Oil

The Health Benefits of Pennyroyal Oil

Pennyroyal Oil

Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium) is a plant in the Lamiaceae family; its oil is used to make medicine and in manufacturing, pennyroyal oil is used as a dog and cat flea repellent; and as a fragrance for detergents, perfumes, and soaps. Pennyroyal was traditional used as a folk remedy and More >

Babaco Fruit

The Health Benefits of Babaco Fruit

Babaco Fruit

Babaco (Carica pentagona), pronounced buh-BAH-co, is an unusual Papaya relative with a unique flavour, the babaco fruit is seedless and the smooth skin can be eaten, and is said to have tastes of strawberry, papaya, kiwi and pineapple. The fruit is star-shaped when sliced, so it makes an attractive addition to More >

Abiu Fruit

The Health Benefits of Abiu Fruit

Abiu Fruit

Fruits are an essential part of our everyday lives; it provides us with essential vitamins and minerals needed to keep our body healthy. They come in different shapes and sizes and names we are familiar with and some we don’t. One of those fruit is abiu fruit, the abiu More >