Did you know that in Sanskrit languages turmeric is called "which gives delight to heart", "one that wins over diseases", "which cures fevers", "killer of worms", "which dissolves fat", "enhancer of body complexion", "which produces good smell" amongst many other names?
Did you know that the sorrel plant is also cultivated for the production of bast fiber from its stem? The fiber can be used in making cordage for burlap.
In India, it is primarily cultivated for its bast fibers. But has also been used in folk medicine as a diuretic and mild laxative. The leaves are mixed with green chillies, salt and some garlic to prepare a chutney which is served with sorghum or millet made as a flat bread. This is eaten by farmers as breakfast to start their day. The leaves
Did you know that okra is technically a fruit?.
There is mixed feelings when it comes to okra, some people love it and some hate it. On what side do you stand?
In this new series, I am going to introduce to you the benefits and hidden blessings of the amazing gifts given to us in nature.
Ingredients: 3 very ripe large bananas well smashed. Set aside. 2 cups old fashioned oats / rolled oats / oat bran / or a mixture of all of them. 2/3 cup almond meal (simply grin some almonds in a blender) 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1 teaspoon aluminium free baking powder 1 cup chocolate chips (whichever you have at hand, but sugar free best) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup coconut oil Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Add the smashed bananas,...