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HOME REMEDY FOR COLDS AND FLU

The weather has been so cold and windy of late with cough, flu and cold attacking victims in full force. I got cautioned and alerted this year the hard way because I failed to carry out my normal yearly routine of preparing lemon, honey and ginger drink.To cut the story short, I had cold last week which reminded me of my usual drink however, the good news is that the moment I made my home remedy f

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HOME REMEDIES FOR CHEST CONGESTION

The weather is so cold now and this is the season of the year many individuals go through an uncomfortable health condition known as chest congestion. Do you often suffer from chest congestion as a result of cold or other minor respiratory tracts infections? Have you been searching for some easy home remedies for dealing with chest congestion? Then search no further! These easy home remedies outli

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DO YOU KNOW THE 10 BENEFITS OF HONEY?

I like honey and I know everybody does!The big question is; why do people like honey? Could it be as a result of its sweetness, it's medicinal benefits or for any other reason. Well, let's find out....Honey as popularly known, is a sweet bees-producing food made from flower's nectars. The most common bees-producing honey is of the genus Apis which is often collected and processed by beekeepers and

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BENEFITS OF SMARTWEED (POLYGONUM HYDROPIPER)

Smartweed Medicinal plants play significant roles in promoting the livelihood of human beings and they will ever remain predominant in the pharmaceutical discoveries and inventions of new drugs for sustenance of human health. Apparently, these past years have recorded an increased structural diversity of molecules present in the plant kingdom from which most of the important compounds for new dr

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15 WINNING FACTS ABOUT GINKGO BILOBA

Ginkgo Biloba Tree It is so fascinating how the world is filled with uncountable medicinal and miraculous plants that only require human beings to acknowledge how these plants could be of help. One of such plants is the Ginkgo biloba from the maidenhair tree. Ginkgo biloba is the only surviving species of the Ginkgophyta and is also known as gingko or ginko. In the late 1600s, Engelbert Kaempfer

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28 REASONS WHY YOU NEED BLACK SEED (NIGELLA SATIVA)

Nigella sativa Flower Medicinal plants remain a great source of both edible and therapeutic means of livelihood for us since time immemorial. Most of these plants are used as herbal traditional medicines and even as allopathic medicines for treating various diseases and certain health-related conditions. Some of these plants are equally used as spices for flavouring and spicing up food for good

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18 MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR TREATING DIABETES

Among the challenging health conditions that are increasingly affecting human beings is diabetes. This is a disease condition caused by a metabolic disorder of the body systems as a result of chronic high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia). This sort of health challenge is often associated with disturbances in the metabolism of fat, carbohydrate and protein thereby causing defects in insulin activities

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17 APPARENT REASONS YOU NEED PAPAYA (PAWPAW)

Carica Papaya Medicinal plants are highly important for the overall well-being of everybody owing to the numerous beneficial attributes derived from them. The amazing benefits of these plants are greatly dependent on the valuable chemical substances that offer countless essential physiological support to our body. Some of these key chemical compounds present in such medicinal plants include; phe

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BENEFITS OF PEANUTS (ARACHIS HYPOGAEA)

Peanuts botanically known as Arachis hypogaea belongs to the species of legume of the Fabaceae family (Feng et., al 2012). It is an annual plant growing approximately 30 to 50 cm tall which originated from Paraguay. They are known with other names such as ground nuts, monkey nuts or pygmy nuts.According to the Peanut Institute, peanuts are rich sources of vitamin E, niacin, copper, phosphorus magn

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YAY! UNBOXING CANON EOS 6D

 [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QO9PNYEgs1U[/embed]I can now confidently say that I am amazingly excited that I will henceforth be using Canon EOS 6D for my food photography. I just unboxed the Canon EOS 6D Camera and I am ecstatic.Ooh la la I am mmmmmm................. as in seriously dancing!Ask me why?Well, because I am finally unboxing my Canon EOS 6d. Yes, Yes, Yes!Sorry that I a

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18 MEDICINAL PLANTS/HERBS FOR TREATING DIARRHEA

[embed]http:////gfb.global.ssl.fastly.net/podcasts/HFB_12_Treating_Diarrhea_with_plants.mp3[/embed] I suppose each and every one of us at some point in our lifetimes has suffered from diarrhoea! Maybe not the chronic type but probably the mild one. Kudos to you if you haven’t yet! You probably might be thriving in another planet! Addressing the issue of diarrhea has become an area of concern si

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18 FASCINATING BENEFITS OF METHI KE DANE (FENUGREEK)

Fenugreek From time immemorial, spices have been a household name because they are normally used for seasoning, flavoring and boosting the taste of our meals. Interestingly, spices can also be beneficial to us in other ways apart from food flavouring, to improve our health as well as serve for medicinal purposes. However, it is a great concern that many people are still oblivious of the numerous

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL (OCIMUM BASILICUM)

Basil Leaves What is basil herb (Ocimum basilicum)?Basil or sweet basil is a popular culinary herb botanically known as Ocimum basilicum of the family Lamiaceae (mint). Basil is an annual plant, which is originally from Asia before spreading to other parts of the world. Basil is a Greek word βασιλεύς (basileus), which literally means king. Basil, which is highly rich in phyto-nutrients is a popu

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BENEFITS OF JUNIPER BERRY (JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS)

Juniper berries I love juniper berry and probably you too!!! Medicinal fruits have been and will continue to play significant roles in promoting our healthy well-being. Several fruits have remained the mainstay in pharmaceutical discoveries and in the development of drugs for treating and curing several ailments and diseases. One of such important fruits is the juniper berry (juniperus communis)

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BENEFITS OF CHAKRI PHOOL (STAR ANISE)

There are several spices all over the world and it is widely presumed that everyone knows the reasons for using spices, their culinary benefits but most unlikely, their medicinal purposes. The fact still remains that we often times are only interested in satisfying our hunger quest but do fail to understand the prevailing health benefits of such food and inclusive of spices. This post is focused o

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BENEFITS OF SALAD BURNET (SANGUISORBA MINOR)

Salad Burnet The human race is richly blessed with assorted edible medicinal and herbal plants that are very protective against diseases as well as effective in promoting our well-being. Numerous plants, vegetables and herbs being consumed by human beings have been found to be richly endowed with essential vitamins, polyphenols and minerals that are useful in promoting our health. One of such im

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18 WINNING FACTS ABOUT PURPLE MANGOSTEEN

Purple Mangosteen Apart from edible purposes, certain fruits have been categorized as essentially useful for both medicinal, therapeutic and pharmaceutical purposes. Among these essential fruits is the Purple mangosteen, which is a tropical dark red to purplish fruit that is botanically known as Garcinia mangostana Linn. It belongs to the genus Garcinia, family of Guttiferae and popularly known

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VITEX AGNUS CASTUS (CHASTEBRRY) AND INFERTILITY

Are you aware of the benefits of vitex agnus castus and its impacts on infertility? Did you know that vitex agnus castus can be used to tackle infertility? Infertility has become an increasing health challenge for many couples and apart from being tackled  medically, herbal remedy has become an effective means of proffering solution. There has been an increasing research on the immense benefits of

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WHAT YOU STAND TO LOSE WITHOUT TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS

What do you know about tribulus terrestris? Are you aware of what you stand to lose without tribulus terrestris? Here are some key reasons why medicinal herbs such as tribulus terrestris is very important to us. Over the past years, medicinal herbs have become an excellent source of secondary metabolites that are effective for treating several diseases. Clearly, most prescription drugs are produce

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HERE'S WHAT YOU STAND TO GAIN FROM THE AFRICAN LOCUST BEANS

It is just phenomenal how we are surrounded with countless valuable plants that are not only essential for maintaining a friendly ecosystem but as well as for supporting our bodies. While some of these plants serve as food for man, others are used for medicinal or some other significant purposes.  But the concern is that we often fail to acknowledge most of these valuable plants in other to gain a

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