Potato – Properties and Medicinal uses

As a staple food in many parts of the world, potato or Solanum tuberosum is used to fight stomach disorders, boost heart health, prevent cancer, improve circulation, lower cholesterol, and boost skin health. It has a long history of use in folk medicine. In terms of culinary uses, it is used worldwide to prepare various kinds…… Continue reading Potato – Properties and Medicinal uses

Pineapple – Properties and medicinal uses

Botanical name: Ananas comosus Merr. Other names: Nana, Ananas, Cayenne pineapple. Pineapple which is a compound fruit is a fruit of the pineapple plant, Ananas comosus Merr., a herbaceous plant of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, which usually reaches a height of 50 cm. Pineapple was first cultivated commercially in Hawaii in the nineteenth (19th) century,…… Continue reading Pineapple – Properties and medicinal uses

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, chinese cabbage etc. </p PROPERTIES Cabbage contains * Proteins – It contains proteins ranging from 3.38% – 1.39%, these proteins do not contain all amino acids in proper proportions, thus…… Continue reading Cabbage’s health benefits / medicinal uses