Health from your gardens -X, Pomegranate

Pomegranate fruit is a delicious red ball like fruit with great health benefits, culinary uses and also medicinal uses. Its botanical name is “Punica granatum” and it is a fruit…

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Health from your Gardens, IX – Papaya Fruit

Papaya is an exotic fruit with numerous health benefiting macro and micro nutrients. It is loved by one and all not only for its taste but also for many nutritive,…

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Health from your Gardens – VIII, Herbs

There are a large number of herbal plants with rich micro nutrients that can be used in our daily Cuisine, not only to enhance taste and flavor but also to…

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Health from your Garden – VII; Ladies Finger/Okra.

Ladies Finger or Okra is a common and popular vegetable used the world over in all types of cuisines. Also called as Bhindi, Bamia, Ochro or Gumbo, it is a…

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Health from your gardens –VI,Tulasi plant

Tulasi, sometimes called king of herbal plants or a holy herb is brimming with various minerals and medicinal phytochemicals and considered holy in some countries. Tulasi, Holy Basil or Ocimum…

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Health from your Gardens – V, Soya Beans

Soyabean / soya bean is a species of “legume” native to East Asia but widely grown in several parts of the world. The main producers of soyabeans are USA –…

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Health from your gardens 4 – Bread Fruit

Breadfruit called botanically as Artocarpus altilis is a flowering tree in the mulberry family , "Moraceae" growing in many parts of Southeast Asia, South India and many other countries. The…

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Health from your gardens – part III: Flax seeds.

Flax, also known as common flax or linseed, is called botanically as Linumusitatissimum (Latin usitatissimum means most useful). It is known as 'Alsi" in Hindi, Urdu,Gujarati and Punjabi, "Agase" in…

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Health from your Gardens – 2; Coriander Leaves and seeds.

Coriander, also known as Cilantro, Chinese Parsley or Dhania bears the botanical name of Coriandrum Sativum. It is called as "dhania" in Hindi, "Kothambri" in Kannada, "Kothamalli" in Tamil and…

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Health from your own gardens.

There are many plants and trees with great potential to promote good health, prevent diseases and even cure some diseases. Many are rich in some macronutrients like carbohydrates, proteins or…

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