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Moringa leaves with paste

Moringa: The power of the Miracle Tree

A high valued plant distributed in countries all over the world, Moringa or better known as the miracle tree, has notable medicinal uses. Moringa’s extraordinary properties make it exceptional among other plants. Moringa is also called Miracle Tree, Drumstick tree, horseradish tree, …

The bitter taste and the sweet benefits of Momordica

Originating from the Indian subcontinent, Momordica chanrantia or known as bitter melon is a vine which is widely distributed and grown in Carribean, Africa and Asia. This tropical/subtropical vine is commonly used medicinally wherein Momordica’s different parts are processed into brews and …

The wonders of Spirulina

Spirulina is a microalgae that comes from two types of cyanobacteria, namely Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima. Initially classified as a plant because of its pigment, it was later reclassified as a type of bacteria. It was a staple food among the …

Juniper not your usual berry

Everyone has probably eaten their fair share of blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. But have you ever heard of cedar berries? Also known as the one-seed Juniper, Cherrystone Juniper, Redberry Juniper, and many other aliases, cedar berries grow in trees of the same …

Bupleurum: You need to learn about this root.

Bupleurum plants are native to East Asia. Their leaves are long and narrow, and their roots are known for their medicinal benefits. Although only rarely used by Western herbalists, Bupleurum root is considered an important herb in traditional Chinese medicine. It is …

Echinacea AKA Purple Coneflower

Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, belongs to the sunflower family. It is a highly sought-after medical herb, especially at the onset of the cold and flu season, when people are exposed to these ailments on a daily basis.  When properly used, …

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