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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 …

18 Benefits Of Pineapple Guava (Feijoa)

Pineapple guava ( Acca sellowiana), also known as feijoa in many parts of the world, is widely cultivated for its sweet fruit and ornamental purposes. The pineapple guava plant is a shrub native to South American regions such as Columbia, Brazil, and Argentina. The taste of pineapple guava is quite unique. It has a distinct …

13 Health Benefits Of Chipotle

Chipotle peppers are a form of smoked-dried jalapeno peppers. Their nutritional constituents include; capsaicin, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, iron, and dietary fiber as well as vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamin B6. Chipotle is a popular spice in Mexican or Central American dishes and it’s commonly found in their salsas and barbecue sauces. Below …

18 Health Benefits Of Astragalus Tea

Astragalus tea is a form of tea that is brewed from the roots of the astragalus plant (Astragalus membranaceous). This root is rich in saponins, polysaccharides, and flavonoids which exhibit antioxidant, antimicrobial, immune-boosting, and adaptogenic properties. The dried astragalus root has been used in various traditional medicines especially in China. Below are various health benefits …