Aguaje Fruit

The Health Benefits of Aguaje Fruit

Aguaje known as Buriti in Peru is grown on a tree called the Mauritia Flexuosa, also known as the moriche palm. Aguaje is an oval-shaped fruit no larger than the average fig. It is an elegant tree which can reach up to 35 metres in height.

 

The large leaves form More >

Boxwood Herb

The Health Benefits of Boxwood Herb

Boxwood, commonly known as box in England, is a strong smelling plant that is sometimes used to treat a number of ailments.

 

The boxwood’s trunk bark is gray, and its branch bark is a yellow colour and is native to southern and western Europe (particularly the Mediterranean countries), West Asia More >

Broccolini Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Broccolini Vegetable

Broccolini, a popular vegetable said to be a cross between broccoli and the Chinese broccoli a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin C and is of course cholesterol free which may prevent heart disease, cancer and aging by inhibiting the DNA-damaging effects of free radicals.

 

Vitamin C and vitamin More >

Celosia Herb

The Health Benefits of Celosia Herb

Celosia, also known as woolflowers and cockscomb, is a member of the amaranth family, and originated from the native regions of Asia and Africa. The leaves and the young shoots can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable.

 

The leaves also have a soft texture and a mild spinach-like taste. More >

Larkspur Herb

The Use of Larkspur Herb

Larkspur is a tall flower and the colours of the flower vary including purple, blue, red, yellow, and white. The petals of the flower grow together forming a spur at the end and thus giving the plant its name, Larkspur. Larkspur is actually classified as a poisonous hardy annual Delphinium More >

Pepino Melon Fruit

The Health Benefits of Pepino Melon Fruit

Pepino melon, a fruit touted as a super fruit and is native to Peru, it has lots of Vitamin A, C and K and also B Vitamins, protein, plus iron and copper, which are essential for a healthy immune system and calcium for bones, potassium which is needed for relaxing More >

Horsetail Tea

The Health Benefits of Consuming Horsetail Tea

Shave grass also known as horsetail is a very popular herb that can be found throughout Europe, Asia and other countries. Historically, the young shoots of this plant were eaten both raw and cooked.

 

The stems of shave grass have been used medicinally as well and may even be found More >

Chrysanthemum Tea

The Health Benefits of Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum tea is made from chrysanthemum flowers a plant belonging to the Chrysanthemum morifolium species. The tea tastes slightly sweet without adding any sweetener. The colour may vary from a bright golden colour to a little bit green.

 

Leave 1/3 of the tea in the pot and add some more More >

Brown Rice Tea

The Health Benefits of Brown Rice Tea

Brown rice tea also known as Genmaicha in Japan is a special blend of green tea and roasted brown rice. The health benefits of brown rice tea are comparable to that of green tea. The tea is a fusion of steamed green tea leaves combined with roasted brown rice and More >

Lovage Tea

The Health Benefits of Lovage Tea

Lovage is an herb that has been used for centuries because of its culinary and medicinal properties. A culinary herb used in stock cubes, lovage is also used for treating various digestive, respiratory, and urinary problems, and is generally warming for the circulation. Its tea is known for a number More >

Barley Herb

The Health Benefits of Barley Herb

Barley is a popular plant. The grain of barley is used to make medicine. It is derived from a grass that is commonly seen in temperate regions. The United States, Germany, France, Spain and Canada are extensive cultivators of barley today.

 

This cereal has a rich, nut-like taste and a More >