Cashew nut – Properties and medicinal uses

As one of the most highly prized nut, cashew nut is of great medicinal importance. The fact that it is only produced in tropical climates increases its value. Botanical name: Anacardium occidentale L. Other names: Cashew fruit, cashew apple French name: Pomme de cajou, Anacarde Spanish name: Anacardo Cashew nut is the seed of the…… Continue reading Cashew nut – Properties and medicinal uses

Almonds – Properties and medicinal uses

Botanical name: Prunus amygdalus Batsch. Other names: Sweet almond, Amygdalus communis L. Almond is the seed of the fruit of the almond tree, Prunus amygdalus Batsch., of the botanical family Rosaceae, which usually reaches a height of about 3 to 6 meters. Today, almonds are a precious part of the human diet, due to its…… Continue reading Almonds – Properties and medicinal uses

Pine nut – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

In this article, the properties and health benefits / medicinal uses of pine nuts are discussed below. Botanical name: Pinus pinea L. Other names: Indian nut, Mexican nut pine, Nut pine, Pine kernel. Pine nut is the seed of the pine nut tree, Pinus pinea L., of the botanical family Pinaceae. The pine nut tree…… Continue reading Pine nut – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Brazil nuts – Properties and medicinal uses

Brazil nuts, which is also called * Creamnuts, or * Paranuts, is the seed of the tree ‘Bertholletia excelsa’ humb. of the botanical family Lecythidaceae, that reaches a height of about 40 meters. The brazil nut tree is a beautiful huge tree that stands out among others in the tropics. This particular property has made…… Continue reading Brazil nuts – Properties and medicinal uses