Feb 19, 2013

Onion – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Botanical name: Allium cepa L. Botanical family: Liliaceae. Onion is a bulb of the onion plant, Allium cepa L., of the botanical family liliaceae. It is […]
Dec 5, 2012

Broccoli – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

As a great medicinal food with lots of values to the human body, broccoli is discussed below. The broccoli, also called * Asparagus broccoli or * […]
Dec 5, 2012

Artichoke – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

In this article, we will be looking at the properties and health benefits / medicinal uses of artichoke. Artichoke is a herbaceous plant of the botanical […]
Nov 16, 2012

Cabbage’s health benefits / medicinal uses

Cabbages belong to the botanical family CRUCIFERAE. There are more than one hundred types of cabbages, some are: White cabbage, red cabbage, broccoli, collard, savoy cabbage, […]
Nov 9, 2012

Leek – Medicinal uses and Nutritional value

Leek or Allium porrum is a vegetable that provides high quality nutrients in significant amounts. As a close relative to onion and garlic, it has similar medicinal […]
Nov 9, 2012

Turnip – Nutritional value and medicinal uses

  Turnip or Brassica rapa is a root vegetable with numerous health benefits. It has been found to prevent cancer, improve cardiovascular health, aid digestion, prevent arteriosclerosis, […]