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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,...
Bell Peppers facts and health benefits

Bell Peppers facts and health benefits

Bell pepper, also known as sweet pepper, is one of the most commonly used chili peppers in the Capsicum annuum family and is native to Mexico and northern Latin America. These are scientifically...

Rhubarb-Rheum rhabarbarum

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is an herbaceous plant which grows in cooler climates and well-drained soil. Rhubarb is also called Garden rhubarb, Pieplant, Rhubarb, österreichischer Rhabarber, Rabarbaro, Rabarbaro commune, Ruibarbo, Ruibarbo, Wineplant, Rabarber and Daehwang....

Giant Taro-Alocasia macrorrhizos

Alocasia macrorrhizos (also called Giant Taro, Ape, Egyptian Lily, Elephant’s Ear, Giant Alocasia and Roasting Coco) is a flowering plant native to tropical Asia. It belongs to Araceae family which consists of 4095 species...

Arracacha-Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Arracacia xanthorrhiza (commonly called Peruvian Parsnip, Peruvian Carrot and White Carrot) is a caulescent and herbaceous plant native to Andes of the Apiaceae /Umbelliferae family. It is cultivated as a perennial plant.  It is...

Mache – Valerianella locusta

Mache is an annual plant of the family Valerianaceae. It is mostly grown as leaf vegetable. Other common English names includes European corn salad, Fetticus, Lamb’s lettuce, Corn salad, Feldsalat, Common corn salad, Field...
Mashua facts and health benefits

Mashua facts and health benefits

Tropaeolum tuberosum also known as mashua is a species of flowering plant in the family Tropaeolaceae, grown in the Andes, mainly in Peru and Bolivia, and to a lesser extent in Ecuador as...
Turkey berry facts and health benefits

Turkey berry facts and health benefits

Turkey berry scientifically known as Solanum torvum is also known as Plate Brush, Devils Fig, Pea Eggplant, Bhankatiya, Pea Aubergine, Wild Eggplant, Gully Bean, Tekokak, Susumber, and many other names is native to...

New Zealand Yam-Oxalis tuberosa Molina

New Zealand Yam (Oxalis tuberosa Molina) is an herbaceous plant that belongs to the Oxalidaceae family. It is also called Kao, Oka, Oca, Papa Roja, New Zealand Yam and Quiba Yam. It is cultivated...
Lotus seeds facts and health benefits

Lotus seeds facts and health benefits

Lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, is a fresh water plant that has been grown in Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean for over 5000 years. China and Japan classify the lotus as a vegetable and regularly...