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Kumquats facts and health benefits

Kumquats facts and health benefits

Kumquats scientifically known as Fortunella japonica belong to the Rutaceae family, in the genus, Fortunella, and named so after the botanist Robert fortune, who brought them from China to Europe in the middle...
Kohlrabi - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Kohlrabi – Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Brassica oleracea L., Gongylodes group, also known as kohlrabi and turnip-rooted cabbage, is a member of the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) family. The name kohlrabi is made up of two German words: kohl meaning cabbage...
Kale - Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group)

Kale – Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group)

Kale is cabbage-like plants native to the eastern Mediterranean or to Asia Minor. It is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which also includes cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, broccoli, collard greens,...
Kidney bean - Phaseolus vulgaris

Kidney bean – Phaseolus vulgaris

Phaseolus vulgaris, kidney bean, green bean or common bean, is an annual, climbing or sub-erect herbaceous bush in the Fabaceae (legume or bean family) in the genus Phaseolus L, that originated in Central...
Kasturi Manjal

Kasturi Manjal

Kasturi Manjal is also known as Cucuma aromatic or wild turmeric. Among the various turmeric varieties, wild turmeric is best for external applications. It also effectively treats the skin ailments such as eczema, acne...
Kava Tea

Kava Tea

Kava is also known as Ava Root, Kava Kava, Intoxicating long pepper, Ava Pepper, Kew, Intoxicating pepper and Kao. It is an inherent to South Africa. Captain Cook who was the legendary explorer has...
Kava Root

Kava Root

Kava root is a medicinal remedy which is also known from its scientific name as Piper methysticum or Kava-Kava. It is inherent to the Western Pacific. It is known from different traditional names in...
Kasturi Fruit

Kasturi Fruit

Kasturi is the typical tropical plant which is from Borneo with its Latin name Mangifera casturi. Because of deforestation, this plant is difficult to found in the Borneo forest. As this plant is going...
Health Benefits of Kanuka Essential Oil

Health Benefits of Kanuka Essential Oil

Essential oil is one of the major components of our daily life nowadays. Everyone is talking about its benefits and the uses in our day to day lifestyle. As we all know that it...
Health Benefits of Kola Nut

Health Benefits of Kola Nut

The Kola nut is actually a caffeine-containing nut of evergreen trees of the genus Cola, mostly of the species Cola acuminata and Cola nitida. Cola acuminata, an evergreen tree about 20 meters high, has...