Cherry – Properties and medicinal uses

Botanical name: Prunus Avium L. Cherry is the fruit of the cherry tree, Prunus avium L., of the botanical family Rosaceae. The tree usually reaches a height of about 20 meters, and the fruit which is a drupe varies in color from red to deep purple. What are the properties of cherry The following represents…… Continue reading Cherry – Properties and medicinal uses

Loquat – Properties and medicinal uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Eriobotrya japonica Lindl. BOTANICAL FAMILY: Rosaceae OTHER NAMES: Tanaka, Japanese medlar, japanese plum. Loquat is a fruit of Eriobotrya japonica Lindl., an evergreen tree of that reaches a height of about 5 meters. It belongs to the botanical family Rosaceae. PROPERTIES OF LOQUAT Loquat is a highly tasty and nutritious fruit. It contains…… Continue reading Loquat – Properties and medicinal uses

Chard – Properties and medicinal uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Beta vulgaris L. cv. vulgaris BOTANICAL FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae OTHER NAMES: Sea kale chard, Swiss chard, Seakale-beet, leaf beet. DESCRIPTION Chard is the stalks and green leaves of ‘Beta vulgaris’ L. ssp. vulgaris’ cv. ‘Vulgaris’, a herbaceous plant of the botanical family Chenopodiaceae. Even though chard is among the oldest green leafy vegetables, very…… Continue reading Chard – Properties and medicinal uses

Breadfruit – Properties and medicinal uses

Breadfruit is a highly nutritious and energy-producing fruit, whose other names are: * Sukun, and * Breadnut. It is the fruit of the breadfruit tree (Arctocarpus communis Forst.), a tree of the botanical family Moraceae that reaches a height of about 20 meters. The British colonies in the Caribbean, though that breadfruit would be a…… Continue reading Breadfruit – Properties and medicinal uses

Mushrooms – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Mushroom, whose other names are * forest mushroom * field mushroom * portabello * morel * vegetable meat * pink-bottom, is the fruiting body of the fungus Agaricus bisporus L., which belongs to the botanical family Agaricaceae of the class Basidiomycota. Mushrooms are made up of three distinct parts, namely: ยค The STIPE, a cylindrical…… Continue reading Mushrooms – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses