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Musk mallow uses and benefits

Musk mallow uses and benefits

Musk mellow scientifically known as Abelmoschus moschatus is an aromatic and medicinal plant native to India in the Malvaceae family. Abelmoschus is derived from Arabic ‘Abu-l-Mosk’ (father of musk) and moschatus means musk...
Mango seed facts and benefits

Mango seed facts and benefits

Mango is no doubt the ‘king of fruits’. In Ayurveda, each part of a mango tree is said to be beneficial – seed, flowers, fruit and the bark. The yellow, ripe, pulpy and...
Marula oil facts and benefits

Marula oil facts and benefits

Marula oil is actually sourced from the hand-picked fruit of the Marula tree, native to Southern Africa and Madagascar and has a number of benefits for the skin, but it’s also helping to...
Manuka essential oil facts and benefits

Manuka essential oil facts and benefits

 Manuka tree, also called Leptospermum scoparium, belongs to the Myrtaceae family is native to New Zealand. The indigenous people (Maori) of New Zealand have been using Manuka oil, its bark, sap, teas and...
Myrtle essential oil facts and benefits

Myrtle essential oil facts and benefits

Myrtus, with the common name myrtle, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, described by Linnaeus in 1753. The myrtle plant was first mentioned in history in ancient Greece. Myrtle...
Myrrh essential oil facts and benefits

Myrrh essential oil facts and benefits

Myrrh oil comes from a dried resin extracted from the Commiphora myrrha tree, which belongs to the Commiphora plant genus. Just like frankincense, myrrh also comes from the Burseraceae plant family.  Native to...
Moringa oil facts and benefits

Moringa oil facts and benefits

Moringa oil is a particular type of oil which is obtained from the seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree. This type of tree mostly grows in subtropical and tropical areas of the world...
Health benefits of Magnolia essential oil

Health benefits of Magnolia essential oil

Magnolia is one of the well-traveled flowers in the world, with species in South Asia, the Pacific, and North America. It is in the family of Magnoliaceae family. The term Magnolia is a...
Milkfish facts

Milkfish facts

Milkfish (Chanos chanos) also known as bandeng or bangos is the sole living species in the family Chanidae. It is a silver colored Pacific salt water fish that lays its eggs in shallow...
Mackerel fish health benefits and facts

Mackerel fish health benefits and facts

Mackerel is actually a term which is used for different species of fish that belong to the Scombridae family, including Cero, Atlantic, King and Spanish mackerel. This deep water fish is also known...