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Lemon facts and health benefits

Lemon facts and health benefits

Juicy, acidic, yet flavorful, lemon is one of the most widely used citrus fruits worldwide. Scientifically known as Citrus Limon, lemons are considered to have originated in the foothills of the Himalayas, Assam...

Lychee-Litchi chinensis

Lychee (taxonomic name: Litchi chinensis) is a medium sized tree in the family Sapindaceae. The name refers to the edible fruit which is produced by this tree. Lychee is native to Southern China. It...
Loquat facts and health benefits

Loquat facts and health benefits

  The Loquat, botanically known as Eriobotrya japonica, is also commonly known as the Japanese plum. Loquats are a member of the Rosaceae family, also known as the rose family, along with apples, strawberries...
Lotus seeds facts and health benefits

Lotus seeds facts and health benefits

Lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, is a fresh water plant that has been grown in Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean for over 5000 years. China and Japan classify the lotus as a vegetable and regularly...

Lotus – Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera, under the more common names of the Hindu Lotus, Egyptian Bean, Lotus, Indian Lotus, Lotus Bean, Sacred Lotus, Oriental Lotus, Water Lotus, is a perennial flowering aquatic herb which are found on...
Chenopodium album

Lamb’s quarters – Chenopodium album

Lamb's quarters (Chenopodium album) native to Europe and Asia is a relative of spinach and is found in many gardens growing as a weed. It is a member of the Chenopodiaceae family of...

Leeks – Allium ampeloprasum

Leek belongs to the family Liliaceae and genus Allium which is composed of approximately 600 known species that have been distributed all over the Northern hemisphere. Leeks are perennial, herbaceous and bulbous herbs with...
Lotus Essential Oil

Lotus Essential Oil

Lotus essential oil is also used in the personal care products such as massage oils, bath soaps and body lotions as well as in aromatherapy. It is rich in fragrance which provides a feeling...
Lettuce

Lettuce

Egyptians were the ones who firstly cultivated lettuce. Later on it was cultivated by the Romans and Egyptians. It is used as a medicine for treating disturbed blood pressure, insomnia, loss of appetite, tonic...
Health benefits of Labdanum Essential Oil

Health benefits of Labdanum Essential Oil

The labdanum essential oil is generally used for making fragrances in the perfume industry. The labdanum essential oil helps to relieve from the mental and emotional issues such as stress and soothes the mind....