Arugula-Eruca sativa

Arugula (Eruca sativa) is an edible flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae native to Mediterranean areas such as Greece, Italy and Turkey. It is...
Prickly Pear facts and health benefits

Prickly Pear facts and health benefits

  A member of the Cactaceae (or cactus) family, prickly pear cactus, also known as nopal, Tunita, Velvet Opuntia, Warm Hand and Wooly Joint...
Napa cabbage facts and health benefits

Napa cabbage facts and health benefits

Napa Cabbage (Brassica rapa) also known as Chinese cabbage, pe-tsai, celery cabbage, Chinese white cabbage, Peking cabbage, won bok, nappa (Japanese), hakusai (Japanese),...

Fireweed – Epilobium angustifolium

Epilobium angustifolium, commonly known as Fireweed, is the flowering plant in the family Onagraceae. It is native to Temperate Northern Hemisphere. The First Nations...

Oyster mushrooms – Pleurotus ostreatus

Oyster mushroom is an edible mushroom which was originated from Germany during the World War I. Pleurotus ostreatus is commonly known as Oyster Shelf,...
Wasabi facts and health benefits

Wasabi facts and health benefits

Wasabia japonica or Eutrema japonica  which is also known as Japanese Horseradish, Wasabi is a member of  Brassicaceae family which also includes cabbages,...

Yautia-Xanthosoma sagittifolium

Yautia commonly refers to the plant Xanthosoma sagittifolium, the generally cultivated species of several plants in the family Araceae which is usually grown for...

Chinese broccoli-Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra

Chinese broccoli is an edible green plant which is cultivated for its edible flower stalks. It belongs to the family Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae). Asparations, Asparation,...

Zucchini-Cucurbita pepo

Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) is a widely cultivated summer squash in the family Cucurbitaceae which also includes melons, cucumbers, pumpkins, and gourds. It is a...
Arrowroot facts and health benefits

Arrowroot facts and health benefits

Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea), is actually a starch rich, creeping underground rhizome that belongs to the Marantaceae family plants. The plant is native to...