Plant benefits

Most plants are medicinal in some way, some of them have been used as such for centuries. Learn about what each plant can do for you.

Barbary fig health benefits and therapeutic value

The Barbary fig tree or Opuntia ficus-indica is a cactus that grows 6 ½ to 16 feet (2 to 5 meters) tall. Sweet fruit on the flat, paddle-shaped segments covered with bunches of needles are actually chock full of health benefits.
Benefits of barbary fig

Dog rose health benefits, bundles of vitamin C against ageing

Often thought of as a wild plant, dog rose –the rose-hips, specifically– has many health benefits that help cure body 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 […]
Dog rose benefits

Fennel health benefits and therapeutic value

Very easy to identify thanks to its soft sweet aniseed fragrance, fennel is a biennial plant of which the bulb is eaten for its culinary value as well as its health benefits and therapeutic value.
Fennel health benefits

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.
Health benefits of bell pepper

Lavandin benefits, a generous herb for beauty

This a hybrid plant is a natural offspring of spike lavender (Lavandula latifolia) and noble lavender (L. augustifolia, also known as Lavandula officinalis). It of course shares the health benefits of its parents, and also has a few benefits of its own, too!
Lavandin health benefits

Celery health benefits and therapeutic value

Celery (Apium graveolens) is a hollow-stemmed condiment full of health benefits. It belongs to the Apiaceae family (parsley family), native to Europe and Asia. Its cultivation
Benefits of celery

Burdock, an all-purpose healing herb

A biennial plant native to Asia, America and Europe (except for the Mediterranean region), burdock most often grows voluntarily on freshly turned plots of land,
Benefits of burdock

Mango benefits, vitamins packed in a sweet, juicy package!

Mango or Mangifera belongs to the Anacardiaceae family. This soft, sweet and very orange tropical fruit is native to Southern Asia, India more specifically. It’s possible to take advantage of mango and its health benefits all year long.
Benefits of mango
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