Sapodilla or Sapota Fruits also called “Chikoo” is a most delicious tropical fruit in line with mango and kiwi. Sapota Fruits have joined the list of fruits that have proven anti-cancer properties. It also helps in the prevention of certain cancers, because it has vitamins A and B which helps in maintaining the health of the mucus lining of...
The best reason to grow beets is to make homemade borscht. But you can also boil them and serve them with butter or one of those gooey sauces, you can pickle them, or you can eat the green tops in salads or as cooked vegetables. Beets can be savored from the first tops in spring to the last dug roots...
Antioxidants in Pomegranate Juice
ANTIOXIDANTS IN POMEGRANATE JUICE Still, there can be other important mechanisms by which antioxidants in pomegranates can have imperative health effects. One key example is the antioxidant punicalagin, which is present in pomegranate juice. It may be able to assist stop preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). Both conditions have similar placental histopathology. They can cause improper remodeling of the...
The mysterious and rarely seen Butcher's Broom or (Ruscus aculeatus), is a low-growing permanent shrub. It has hard, erect, stems and very rigid leaves that lay off in a sharp spine. Thus, from the center of the leaves grow small greenish-white flowers. The flowers flourish in early spring and grow into red berries in autumn. The minute red berries...
The walnut shells are frequently used as an abrasive in sand blasting or other circumstances where a medium hardness grit is necessary.
Black Walnut, “Juglans nigra”, is a species of deciduous tree in the walnut family, Juglandaceae, native to North America. This is stately forest tree ranges from Massachusetts to Minnesota and Nebraska, south to Florida and Texas. It does best in rich loamy soil and is often seen along fences, roadsides, and the borders of woods. Squirrels and other animals...
How to Grow Basil Herbs "Ocimum Basilicum"? The Basil Herbs are all good for cooking and are handsome to look at. They’re only a snip and a taste of the vast world you can learn more about from the specialty herb of Basil that will give you the makings of a kitchen herb garden. Add to them any special...
Avocado (Persea americana) has been referred to as the most nutritious of all fruits. It has gained worldwide recognition and significant volume in international trade.
Avocado (Persea americana) has been referred to as the most nutritious of all fruits. It has gained worldwide recognition and significant volume in international trade. This unique fruit has been appreciated and utilized for at least 9000 years in and near its center of origin in Meso-America. The avocado tree, which is related to the laurel, grows in semitropical climates....
The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit”
The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit” and black snap apple. Black Sapote is a tropical fruit mostly grown in Mexico, Central America, The Caribbean, and Colombia. Sapote means soft edible fruit and has no relation with white sapote or mamey sapote. The tree can...
There are numerous health benefits of Papaya. This is a fruit that can be cooked, eaten raw, or used in recipes to provide flavor. The papaya is a tropical fruit and originated from Central America. It has been planted all around the world and is consumed by many people regardless of their culture and location. Papayas are also called...
What is Sauerkraut and its Benefits as many people do not know about this?
What are Sauerkraut and its Benefits many people do not know about this? A genius must have thought of this wonderful way of preserving the goodness of cabbage for months on end. In traditional European sauerkraut, raw cabbage is finely shredded and layered in a stone crock, with sea salt and spices such as juniper berries; each layer is...
Brussels Sprouts ! The Ultimate Cool Weather Crop
Some vegetables, like lettuce and asparagus, are grown for the thrill of an early harvest of fresh-tasting produce for the table. Brussels sprouts are a late thrill. The ultimate cool weather crop, their flavor is actually improved by a touch of frost. Hence, plantings are timed to mature just when days are still warm and sunny but night frosts...
Description Do you know, what is the Difference Between Turnips and Rutabagas? There is nothing in the garden quite as unromantic as a turnip unless perhaps it’s rutabaga. It is strongly flavored and good at storing root vegetables; they are rarely invited to sit at formal tables. But they are good earthy peasant food. Most people insist on a bowl...
Cabbage and Carrot – The Two Superfoods for your Health
Cabbage Indeed, Cabbage and Carrot are two superfoods that have to be taken by everyone in daily life. Cabbage has been the subject of an impressive amount of medical research. Not surprisingly: its healing powers — long attested in traditional medicine — cover a startling range of ailments. Cabbage contains healing mucilaginous substances similar to those produced by the mucous...
Why are tomatoes so healthy
Why are tomatoes so healthy? Our modern tomatoes are all descendants of wild cherry tomatoes that grew along South America's western coast. From Mexico, the Spanish introduced the fleshy tomato to Europe during the 16th century. It is believed that the Mexicans were the first to cultivate the tomato. It was only a matter of time before the tomato became popular...
There are countless health benefits of Pomegranate. This is a magical fruit that is often forgotten by most people when they buy their weekly groceries. This super delicious fruit contains tiny seeds that are actually richly healthy and assist in preventing the onset of particular common diseases. Pomegranate has a leathery texture on the outside that may be orange-yellow,...
Banana – Helpful in Inflammation of all Kinds
The banana is very useful in inflammation of all kinds. For this reason, it is very helpful in cases of typhoid fever, gastritis, peritonitis, etc. It may constitute the only food acceptable for a time. Not only does it in fact subdue the inflammation of the intestines, but, in the opinion of at least one authority, it consists of...
Amazing Benefits of Eating Apples. Fruits are one of nature's most invaluable health blessings, which cannot be denied at any stage. Continuous experience has shown that fruits act as a shield against epidemics and the body's immune system. There is an undeniable source of growth. Fruit nutrition has a hidden power to cure diseases that cannot be achieved by...
Sweet potatoes are tubers that grow under the ground just as white potatoes do, but there the resemblance ends. Above ground, the plants are sprawling vines that can take up a lot of room in the garden. Sweet potatoes are also a warm-weather crop. Hence it is needing four or even five months of fairly high temperatures to mature....
That is a "Moon Melon" scientifically called Asidus. This lovely fruit grows in some parts of Japan, and it’s recognized for its strange blue color what you most likely don’t know about this fruit, is that it can switch flavors after you eat it, everything sour will taste sweet, and whole thing salty will taste bitter and it gives...
Stemonitis axifera is a species of slime mold, and its fruits in clusters on dead wood, and has distinguishing tall reddish-brown sporangia, supported on slender stalks. This species was first described as Trichia axifera by Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard in 1791. Thomas Huston MacBride transferred it to the genus Stemonitis in 1889. Stemonitis fasciculata and Stemonitis smithii are...
Birds love the berries of the “Pyracantha” and take shelter from wintry blasts all through the long cold season and spring bloom is just the icing on the cake.
Pyracantha is the scientific name for firethorn plants, an evergreen plant that is easy to grow and provides seasonal interest and berries can handle the simple care of firethorn bush. Pyracantha is a genus of large, thorny evergreen shrubs in the family Rosaceae, with common names firethorn or pyracantha are native to an area extending from Southwest Europe east...
Garlic is supported both an ancient history and a wealth of modern research. Scientific cover its chemistry, pharmacology, and clinical uses.
The use of Garlic is supported by both ancient history and a wealth of modern research. More than 3,000 scientific papers cover its chemistry, pharmacology, and clinical uses. The therapeutic uses of garlic are extensive. But those specific to the cardiovascular system include reducing elevated cholesterol, preventing atherosclerosis and hypertension, treating poor circulation to the legs, and improving overall...
Cilantro - A Sweet-Smelling Herb to Healing Spices
Cilantro, also known as coriander or “Dhania”, is a sweet-smelling herb with wide, subtle lacy leaves and a pungent smell. It belongs to the apiaceous family also recognized as the carrot family which includes plants like celery, parsley, cumin, parsnip, and carrot. This delicate herb has its origin in the Mediterranean and Asia Minor (Turkey) regions. The nutritional profile...
The Black Diamond apple is located in the Tibetan region of Nyingchi and belongs to the Huaniu family.
Are you tired of red and green apples? There is a new variant available if that is the case. The Black Diamond apple is located in the Tibetan region of Nyingchi and belongs to the Huaniu family. In spite of its name, the apple is actually dark purple in color with white pulp inside. Apple cultivars like the rare...
The role of flavonoids in grapefruit is very important. It fights various viruses Increases the immune system.
Benefits of Grapefruit Allah Almighty has given His servants countless blessings. These are colorful vegetables and sour 'sweet' fruits and sweet water that are rich in nutrients. Nature has hidden countless benefits from these fruits and vegetables to mankind. Undoubtedly, the fruit of each year contains a variety of ingredients to enhance one's health. In this regard, talking about grapefruit is...