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Health Benefits of Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Carrot seed essential oil is the essential oil which has been derived from the dried seeds of wild carrot through steam distillation. Scientifically, it is called Daucus Carota. Its vital components are Alpha Pinene,...

Health benefits of Boldo essential oil

Boldo essential oil is the oil which has been extracted from the leaves of Peumus boldus (also called Boldoa fragrans and Boldu boldus) belonging to Monimiaceae family. The oil is extracted though steam distillation...
Ucuhuba nut butter facts and benefits

Ucuhuba butter facts and benefits

Ucuuba scientifically known as Virola surinamensis is a tall tree that produces a small red fruit. It is a native tree of the floodplains found throughout the Amazonian region, but it is found...
Cupuassu facts and benefits

Health benefits of Cupuacu Fruit

Cupuassu commonly known as Brazilian Cocoa, Copoasu, Large-Flowered Cocoa, Cupuasu, Cupuacu, cupuazú and cupu assu is actually a tropical rainforest tree that is related to Cacao. Common throughout the Amazon basin, it is...
Fire Flame Bush facts and benefits

Fire Flame Bush facts and benefits

Woodfordia fruticosa L. belonging to family Lythraceae is an ecologically as well as economically important shrub species of tropical dry mixed forests.  It is endemic to India and is also available in Madagascar,...
Babassu oil facts and health benefits

Babassu oil facts and health benefits

Babassu is actually a tall, evergreen feathery palm tree which is native to the northeastern part of Brazil. This palm is the source of babassu oil, which is extracted using the cold press...

Grape Seed Oil facts and health benefits

The oil which has been derived from the grape seeds by extraction and pressing. It is also called grape oil or grapeseed oil. It is used for cooking as well as cosmetic purposes. It...
Avocado facts and health benefits

Avocado facts and health benefits

  Avocado scientifically known as Persea Americana is a tree which is native to Central America and Mexico and classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae. The word “avocado” is said to be derived...
Canola oil facts and benefits

Canola oil facts and benefits

Canola scientifically known as Brassica napus belongs to the same genus of the crucifer family called Brassica; the large family of plants which also includes turnip, mustard, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, broccoli...
Sassafras facts and health benefits

Sassafras facts and health benefits

Sassafras scientifically known as sassafras albidum is a deciduous tree, from the Lauraceae family and native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. Apart from Sassafras it is also known as Sassafras root,...