Health

Turnip health benefits and therapeutic value

Native to Eastern and Northern Europe, the turnip or Brassica napus is a root vegetable that has long been appreciated for its culinary appeal and for its health benefits, too.
Turnips in a glass tray

Safe moldy food

Although mold on food is usually something to be wary of, there are many cases where it’s perfectly safe to eat
Block of moldy cheese.

Goji berry health benefits – hype or hoax?

Overloaded with vitamins and minerals, this red goji berry fruit is said to have innumerable health properties: anti-ageing effects, reinforces the immune system… but there is quite a lot of controversy regarding its benefits.
Controversy about goji health benefits

Black radish health benefits and therapeutic value

Black radish (Raphanus sativus) is a very ancient species. Its origins are lost in the dawn of time and its precise origin cannot be traced. However, today, it is grown almost everywhere, and offers health benefits and therapeutic properties for the body.
Black radish sliced and topped with healthy canapés appetizers

Mustard health benefits and therapeutic value

Mustard (Brassica), whether it’s black mustard, white mustard or Chinese mustard, is a bushy annual plant that is part of the Brassicaceae family. It is native to Europe, Central Asia and India.
Health benefits of mustard

Kiwi, it helps prevent heart disease

The kiwi, a world-famous fuzz-covered brown fruit has long been known to harbor many health benefits and a high nutritional value. It belongs to the Actinidiaceae family. For the past 2000 years, this fruit has been cultivated and grown, often to provide for tasty desserts. It’s among the few food items known to trigger allergy.
Kiwi sliced open and set upon a cloth

Boils, preventing them or treating them naturally 

Often quite painful, a boil is an infection due to a bacteria that develops in the cavity that a single hair grows from. Usually appearing on the face, thighs, armpits, shoulders, scalp, beard, back, tip of the eyelashes, neck or buttocks, this skin infection wrecks havoc because of the “premature death” of cells. First it […]
furoncle et plantes

Bell pepper health benefits and therapeutic value

Bell pepper, or Capsicum annuum, belongs to the Solanaceae or nightshade family. This fruit, well integrated into our cooking, has many different uses and benefits for health and beauty! It is native to Central America and is part of the pepper family.
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Chestnut health benefits and therapeutic value

The chestnut (Castanea sativa) is the fruit of the chestnut tree which is native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor. The Romans worked on selecting the best varieties from the wild. Nicknamed “the bread tree”,
Paper bag with a handful of chestnuts
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