41 Health Benefits Of Almonds

Almonds are the fruit/nut of the almond tree (Prunus dulcis). Almond trees are native to North Africa, India, and Middle Eastern Countries. The delicious seed/pit of the almond fruit is what is consumed once the fruit is cracked open. Almond trees come in bitter or sweet varieties. The sweet almonds are the ones that are …

16 Benefits Of Tart Cherry Juice

Tart cherry juice is juice obtained from tart cherry (Prunus cerasus) which is native to Europe and Asia. Tart cherry goes by other names such as dwarf cherry, sour cherry, or Montmorency cherry. Tart cherry juice is well known for its abundance of a particular antioxidant called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins have immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties. Nutritional …

52 Benefits Of Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng)

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a therapeutic and medicinal herb that has been used in traditional medicine, especially in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, for hundreds of years. It is highly popular for its ability to relieve stress with little to no side effects. Ashwagandha also exhibits anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidizing, sleep-inducing properties. It also helps in drug addiction …

17 Benefits And Uses of Chives

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) is the smallest member of the Allium genus. Chives are bulbous in nature but their stems are long and hollow. Both the bulbous part and the stem of chives are edible (the primary edible part of chives is the stem). Furthermore, the unopen flower buds of chives could be ground and used …

19 Benefits Of Cowpeas (Black-Eyed Peas)

Cowpeas are legume crops that are versatile and readily available in Africa, Asia, and numerous arid regions. They have been cultivated for more than 4000 years in various regions. Cowpea is capable of growing in harsh climates and provides people of such climate numerous nutrients. Cowpeas belong to the Vigna genus (Vigna Unguiculata). While the …

19 Benefits Of Cajuput (Cajeput) Essential Oil

Cajeput essential oil is obtained from the steam distillation of the leaves and twigs of the cajeput tree (Melaleuca Cajuputi). The major constituents of cajeput oil include;  beta pinene, limonene, alpha-pinene, myrcene, alpha-terpinene, alpha-terpineol, caryophyllene, gamma terpinene, cymene, Linalool, terpinolene, terpineol, and cineole. Due to these constituents, cajeput oil has numerous medicinal and therapeutic properties …