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Petitgrain essential oil facts and benefits

Petitgrain essential oil facts and benefits

Petitgrain oil comes from the bitter orange tree, Citrus aurantium. Originally from Southern China, the bitter orange tree was brought to Paraguay in the 19th century, and now flourishes easily in this part...
Pine essential oil facts and benefits

Pine essential oil facts and benefits

Pine essential oil is extracted from the commonly known tree pine and its scientific name is Pinus Sylvestris. The tree’s origin is believed to be in Austria and Russia and later on it...
Palo santo essential oil facts and benefits

Palo santo essential oil facts and benefits

Palo santo oil comes from the dead heartwood of the palo santo tree which grows on the coast of South America- also known as the "holy wood". It must be at least two...
Paper mulberry

Paper mulberry facts and uses

The paper mulberry scientifically known as Broussonetia papyrifera, syn. Morus papyrifera L. is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae and like all members of that family it has sticky, milky...
Purple yam facts and health benefits

Purple yam facts and health benefits

Dioscorea alata commonly known as purple yam is actually a species of yam, a tuberous root vegetable. Purple yams are similar to sweet potatoes and are known by several names, including purple yam,...
Pompano fish facts and nutritional info

Pompano fish facts and nutritional info

Pompano fish, also known as the Florida and Golden Pompano, is a saltwater breed often found inshore and near the shore. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, they can be...
Pomegranate facts and health benefits

Pomegranate facts and health benefits

  Pomegranate botanical name Punica granatum is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae growing between 6 to 10 m (20 to 33 ft.) tall. Pomegranate’ comes from the words...

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...

Pineapple Sage-Salvia elegans

Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage) is a perennial plant that is native to Mexico and Guatemala. The flowers are usually ruby red, hermaphrodite and 2.5-5 cm long. It grows upto 1-1.5 m in height. The...