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Linaloe berry essential oil facts and health benefits

Linaloe berry essential oil facts and health benefits

Botanically termed as Bursera delpechiana, linaloe is an aromatic plant known for producing aromatic oil which is used as a source of linalool and linalyl acetate. Native to Mexico, Brusera Delpechiana is commercially...
Litsea cubeba essential oil facts and benefits

Litsea cubeba essential oil facts and benefits

Also known as May Chang, Litsea Cubeba is a tree belonging to the Lauraceae family. Also known as ‘Mountain Pepper’ or ‘Chinese Pepper’, the plant is native to south China, Indonesia, Java, Sumatra...
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...