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Malabar Nut facts and health benefits

Malabar Nut facts and health benefits

Justicia adhatoda is an herb, also commonly known as Malabar Nut in English, Adosa in Hindi and Vasaka in Sanskrit. It is a medicinal plant native to Asia widely used in Siddha Medicine,...

Millet-Panicum miliaceum

Millet with scientific name Panicum miliaceum, a member of the family Poaceae, is a grass species grown in warm climates globally. Panicum miliaceum is an annual plant which has shallow, fibrous and flat root....
Miracle fruit facts and health benefits

Miracle fruit facts and health benefits

Miracle fruits are botanically classified as Sysepalum ducificum and are a member of the Sapotaceae family and is native to tropical west and west central Africa. Other names for these berries include Magic...
Macadamia nuts facts and health benefits

Macadamia nuts facts and health benefits

Macadamia nuts scientifically known as Macadamia integrifolia is actually a rich, flavorful nut native to the continent of Australia, although they are also grown in Hawaii. These nuts made an important traditional food...
Mashua facts and health benefits

Mashua facts and health benefits

Tropaeolum tuberosum also known as mashua is a species of flowering plant in the family Tropaeolaceae, grown in the Andes, mainly in Peru and Bolivia, and to a lesser extent in Ecuador as...
Mamey Sapote facts and health benefits

Mamey Sapote facts and health benefits

Pouteria sapota  also known as mamey, mamey sapote or mamey colorado, is an  important fruit native to  Central America –Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua Puerto Rico and Mexico. It belongs to the...

Mustard greens – Brassica juncea

Mustard greens (Brassica juncea), also known as Indian mustard, Chinese mustard and leaf mustard, is a species of mustard plant and belongs to  Brassica family, which also includes cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts, etc....
Mountain Yam - Dioscorea pentaphylla

Mountain Yam – Dioscorea pentaphylla

  Dioscorea pentaphylla also known as Mountain Yam, Five Leaf Yam, Wild yam, Prickly yam is a member of the Dioscoreaceae family. It is native to southern and eastern Asia and grows well in...
Health benefits of Mammee Apple

Mammee Apple facts and health benefits

Mammee Apple scientifically known as Mammea Americana is actually a native of West Indies –Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Haiti, and the lesser Antilles. It is an Evergreen, medium-sized tree belonging to the...
Mangosteen Facts and Health benefits

Mangosteen Facts and Health benefits

Mangosteen scientifically known as Garcinia mangostana is actually a medium sized, slow-growing, erect, evergreen, lactiferous tree, belonging to the family Clusiaceae ⁄ Guttiferae, in the genus Garcinia L. Some other popular names of...