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

Butterbur, an anti-allergy plant

A dioecious herbaceous perennial plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family, butterbur can be identified thanks to its scale-like floral scapes bearing flowers
Health benefits of butterbur are numerous

Scutellaria skullcaps to treat anxiety

Native to North America, blue skullcap or mad-dog skullcap is a herbaceous plant of the mint family that, if well exposed to sunlight, will grow very well in moist and rich soil – storing nutrients and compounds that share excellent health benefits.
Skullcap (scutellaria) health benefits

Moringa, dried leaves loaded with vitamins

Moringa is a plant that historically originated in India and in other Southeast Asian countries. It is now grown throughout the world in tropical and sub-tropical climates for its medicinal benefits and because it’s so easy to cultivate.
Moringa leaf and powder in bowl and spoon on a wooden tray

Basil health benefits and therapeutic value

Basil, from the latin root word Ocimum basilicum, is a spice that is native to India and Southern Asia. Not hardy at all, it is usually grown in the summer, directly in the ground or in pots.
Yellow basket with a healthy basil harvest.

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

Spring Detox course

Cleansing and boosting the body at winter’s end is the goal of a detox course. Feeling light and full of energy as days grow longer and more beautiful is only a few bites away!
Vegetables that help detox the body in spring

Diarrhea, natural remedies to treat it

Symptom of digestive troubles that are quite frequent even though they aren’t severe, diarrhea disturbs the patient’s daily schedule to the point of becoming a nightmare when it lasts for too long.
Close-up of a black currant

Nutmeg health benefits and therapeutic value

Nutmeg (or Myristica fragrans) is the seed kernel of the nutmeg tree‘s fruit. This plant is an exotic spice condiment that belongs to the Myristaceae family. It is native to Indonesia.
Health benefits of nutmeg, here a few layed out to dry

Lentil health benefits and therapeutic value

Lentil is a very significant nutrient. Lentil has been cultivated since the earliest civilizations for its seeds which are particularly rich in nutrients, especially protein.
Lentils spilling from a jar
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