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.
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 […]
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.
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”,
Coffee is a drink prepared from the seeds of the coffee tree (Coffea arabica), a shrub with evergreen leaves growing in tropical areas. It is one of the beverages that is most drunk in the world, and it is credited with many health benefits.
Often thought of as a wild plant, dog rose has many health benefits that help cure many ailments. Dog rose is a plant native to North Africa, the Middle East and Europe. It grows in forest clearings and along forest edges, in hedges along grazing prairies and on rather dry soil (especially chalky soil). This […]
Fever, this common and frequent ailment that everyone has experienced, is a symptom revealed through abnormally high body temperature in the absence of any intense physical effort. Plants can help treat it.