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Niger seeds facts and health benefits

Niger seeds facts and health benefits

Niger scientifically known as Guizotia abyssinica is an oilseed crop that belongs to the Asteraceae family and on Guizotia genus. It is originated in Ethiopia, and its wild ancestor is likely Guizotia schimperi...
Flax Seeds facts and health benefits

Flax Seeds facts and health benefits

Flax (also known as common flax or linseed), Linum usitatissimum, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of...
Cottonseed facts and health benefits

Cottonseed facts and health benefits

Cotton plants are an annually growing herb belonging to the genus Gossypium of the Malvaceae family (mallow family). Cotton is an essential fiber plant native to tropical and subtropical Americas, the Caribbean, and...
Black Walnut facts and health benefits

Black Walnut facts and health benefits

Black Walnuts scientifically known as Juglans nigra is a species of deciduous tree in the walnut family, Juglandaceae, native to eastern North America. It grows mostly in riparian zones, from southern Ontario, west...

Walnut-Juglans regia

The walnut (Juglans regia) is a species of the tree native to the Balkans Eastward to Himalayas and Southwest China. The trees are found extensively in Kyrgyzstan. Walnut is the name for the edible...

Pine nuts-Pinus pinea

Pinus pinea, in the family Pinaceae is the species of pine tree that is native to Mediterranean region existing in Israel, Southern Europe, Syria and Lebanon. Other names include European Stone Pine, Mediterranean Stone...
Pili nuts facts and health benefits

Pili nuts facts and health benefits

Pili nut scientifically known as Canarium ovatum is actually a species of tropical tree belonging to the genus Canarium. It is one of approximately 600 species in the family Burseraceae. Pili are native...

Cashew-Anacardium occidentale

Cashew, Anacardium occidentale, is an evergreen tree that is native to North Eastern Brazil and is sophisticated in various tropical countries. Cashew is mostly produced in Vietnam, India, Nigeria and Ivory Coast. The tree...

Monkey pot-Lecythis pisonis

Lecythis Pisonis is the nut producing tree native to Amazonia and Brazil that belongs to the Lecythidaceae family. Lecythis Pisonis is called Cream Nut, Paradise Nut, Monkey Pot and Sapucaia Nut. Monkey pot is...
Sweet Chestnuts facts and health benefits

Sweet Chestnuts facts and health benefits

Castanea sativa usually referred to as the Spanish or Sweet Chestnut is a deciduous broadleaf tree native of Mediterranean in south-eastern Europe to Caucasus in Asia Minor. It is a species of flowering...