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Savory essential oil facts and health benefits

Savory essential oil facts and health benefits

Savory essential oil is extracted from Satureia Montana through steam distillation of the blossom and Plant.  The name Satureja is derived from Latin word satureia meaning herb.  Savory essential oil is normally used...
Shilajit facts, benefits and uses

Shilajit facts, benefits and uses

Shilajit is a sticky, tar-like resin substance which is one of the wonderful herbal medicines in the whole world that is neither a plant nor animal product, but it is a mineral pitch...
Sassafras facts and health benefits

Sassafras facts and health benefits

Sassafras scientifically known as sassafras albidum is a deciduous tree, from the Lauraceae family and native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. Apart from Sassafras it is also known as Sassafras root,...
St. John’s Wort facts and health benefits

St. John’s Wort facts and health benefits

St John’s weed scientifically known as hypericum perforatum, is an aromatic perennial plant belonging to the genus Hypericum and Hypericaceae family. It is also known as Hypericum, Klamath Weed, goatweed, Millepertuis, Rosin Rose,...
Sockeye salmon facts and health benefits

Sockeye salmon facts and health benefits

Sockeye salmon scientifically known as Oncorhynchus Nerka, is the smallest most delicate of the Kenai Wild salmon family. These wild pacific salmon are the most sought after salmon in Alaska due to their...
Sardine facts and health benefits

Sardine facts and health benefits

Sardines are small, oily fish that belong to the family called Clupeidae. They are also known by the name pilchards in some places. It is named after an Italian island “Sardinia”, where it...
Facts about Salami

Facts about Salami

The word "salami" includes a range of cured, spiced sausage varieties with a firm texture. It is actually a type of cured sausage that consist of fermented and air-dried meat, normally beef or...
Star Apple facts and health benefits

Star Apple facts and health benefits

Star Apple scientifically known as Chrysophyllum cainito is a tropical evergreen tree of the family Sapotaceae. It is native to the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean. It has spread to the lowlands of...
Strawberry tree facts and health benefits

Strawberry tree facts and health benefits

Arbutus unedo, commonly called strawberry tree, is an evergreen tree, shrub or small tree in the family Ericaceae that is native from the Mediterranean to Ireland. It typically grows in a multi-stemmed form,...

Safflower-Carthamus tinctorius

Safflower (also known as Safflower, American Saffron, False Saffron, Dyer's Saffron 'Magestic Orange', Bastard saffron, Zaffer, Mexican saffron), Carthamus tinctorius, is a member of the genus Carthamus L. in the family Asteraceae/Compositae. This family...