Benefits Of: INDIAN JUJUBE INDIAN PLUM
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family) Description. Bushy, mostly evergreen tree, 8-12 m (26-39 ft) tall, with short spines on characteristic zigzag branches. Alternate, simple leaves ovate to elliptic, 3-6 cm (1.2-2.4 in) long by 2-4 cm (0.8-1.6 in) wide with soft brown or whitish hairs on the underside of the blade.... Read more
Benefits Of: YARDLONG BEAN SNAKE BEAN
Fabaceae (Bean family) Description. Annual creeping or climbing herbaceous plant. Alternate, trifoliate leaves rhombic to ovate, asymmetrical, 8-16 cm (3-6.4 in) long, softly pubescent. Yellowish-white or purple flowers are borne in axillary racemes. Pendent fruits cylindrical, slender green pods 40-90 cm (16-35 in) long with numerous purple, white, or... Read more
Benefits Of: TROPICAL ALMOND INDIAN ALMOND
Combretaceae (Indian almond family) The ripe, corky fruits float in water, stay viable in seawater, and are dispersed over great distances by ocean currents. Description. Medium-sized, fast-growing, deciduous tree with whorls of horizontal branches, 15-25 m (50-80 ft) tall. This pagoda-like growth is very characteristic of young trees. Alternate,... Read more
Benefits Of: KELUAK

Benefits Of: KELUAK

Health September 30, 2018 0

Salicaceae (Willow family) hydrogen cyanide, which is highly toxic and possibly fatal to humans. To eliminate the poison, the seeds are crushed and boiled several times, or they are boiled, mixed with ash, wrapped in banana leaves, and buried in the soil to ferment for about 40 days. After... Read more
Benefits Of: PRICKLY PEAR INDIAN FIG TUNA
Cactaceae (Cactus family) Description. Large, branched, shrublike cactus 4-6 m (13-20 ft) tall with flat, green, oval stem segments, 40-60 cm (16-24 in) long by 20-30 cm (8-12 in) wide. These carry long pointed gray thorns and cushions of short, hairlike spines (glochids) at their base. Insect- and bird-pollinated... Read more