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Rudraksha facts and health benefits

Rudraksha facts and health benefits

Elaeocarpus ganitrus commonly known as Rudraksha belongs to the Elaeocarpaceae family and grows in the Himalayan region. In Sanskrit Rudraksha means Rudra’s (Shiva’s) teardrop. It grows in the area from the Gangetic plain...
Rowal fruit facts and health benefits

Rowal fruit facts and health benefits

Pangium edule also known as Rowal fruit is a tall tree in the Flacourtiaceae family and is native to Malesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. Apart from Rowal fruit it is also known as pangi,...
Roselle facts and health benefits

Roselle facts and health benefits

Hibiscus sabdariffa, or Roselle, is a shrub belonging to the Malvaceae family. In Iran, it is typically known as sour tea. In English-speaking countries it is called Red Sorrel. Originally from Africa and...

Raspberries-Rubus idaeus

Raspberries, also called European Raspberry, Nectar Raspberry, European Red Raspberry, Raspberry, Red Raspberry and Raspberry Bush, are an edible fruit which is produced by the many species in the Rubus genus in the Rose...

Red Clover-Trifolium pratense

Trifolium pretense, commonly known as Red clover, is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. It grows satisfactorily in the cool climates and well drained soils. It is native to Europe, Western...
Rutabaga facts and health benefits

Rutabaga facts and health benefits

Rutabaga (Brassica napus L.; Napobrassica group), also referred to as swedes, Swedish turnips, and turnip-rooted cabbage, is a member of the Cruciferae. The word “Rutabaga” comes from the Swedish “rotabagge,” which means root...

Radish – Raphanus sativus

The radish (Raphanus sativus) is a root vegetable, usually white in color though pink, red, black also exists. It has a crisp texture when fresh. The most commonly consumed part of Radish is a...
Red Leaf Lettuce - Lactuca sativa var. crispa

Red Leaf Lettuce – Lactuca sativa var. crispa

Red Leaf Lettuce is a member of the genus Lactuca of the family Asteraceae. It is among the hundreds of varieties of lettuce that are grown all over the world and has mild...
Red Cabbage - Brassica oleracea

Red Cabbage – Brassica oleracea

Red cabbage scientifically known as Brassica oleracea is also called blue kraut, purple cabbage or red kraut . It is a multi-layered vegetable from Brassicaceae family and Brassica genus and is closely linked...

Luffa facts and health benefits

Luffa is widely cultivated plant in the family Cucurbitaceae which is easy to grow. It is cultivated throughout Asia and the United States for the food and scrubbers but is inherent to Tropical Africa...