Rice Bran

The Health Benefits of Rice Bran Oil


Rice is a plant that is used all over the world. The outer layer of the grain or bran and its oil made from the bran are used for medicine.


Rice bran oil is popular as“healthy oil” in Japan, Asia, More >

Barley Tea

The health Benefits of Barley Tea


Barley tea, a roasted grain herbal tea which is very common in Japan, Korea and Chinese cuisines, originally, the barley seeds were used to make the tea, but it can now be found in the form of tea More >

Pellitory Herb

The Health Benefits of Pellitory Herb


Pellitory-of-the-wall is a member of the Urticaceae family of plants and so is related to nettles and hops but not pellitory.


The only member of its genus (Parietaria) that is native to the More >

Coconut Water

The Health Benefits of Coconut Water


Coconut water has less sugar than many sports drinks and much less sugar than sodas and some fruit juices. The water is obtained by opening a tender, green, healthy, and undamaged coconut.


Plain More >

Melilot Herb

The Health Benefits of Melilot Herb


Melilot or sweet clover as it is popularly known is an herb. The flowering branches and leaves are used to make medicine. The blossoms of this melilot, or yellow clover, are very sweet with nectar More >

Lovage Herb

The Health Benefits of Lovage Herb


Lovage is a plant. The leaves and seeds of this overgrown parsley-type plant are used for medicinal and culinary uses. Lovage gets its name because it was reputed to be an aphrodisiac, but also this More >

Foxglove Herb

Foxglove Herb


Foxglove scientifically known as digitalis lanata is a beautiful looking indigenous herb that is widely seen throughout Europe. The Foxglove is a favourite flower of the honey-bee, and is entirely More >

Viper herb

The Health Benefits of Viper’s Bugloss Herb


Viper’s bugloss is closely related to the common bugloss and is a member of the Boraginaceae family of plants. It is native to Europe including the British Isles but is found in most countries from More >

Lovage Oil

The Use of Lovage Oil


Lovage (Levisticum officinale) has been used for medicinal purposes as early as the 14th century. In herbal medicine, it is used to expel flatulence (gas), induce perspiration, open obstructions, and More >

Bupleurum Tea

Bupleurum Tea Benefits


The bupleurum is a perennial herb, which tends to grow in wild profuse patches along the sunny sides of sedge thickets in many areas of East Asia. The herb is characterized by the presence of many More >

Buplerum Herb

The Health Benefits of Buplerum Herb


Bupleurum is a plant; its root is commonly used to make medicine. Native to East Asia, buplerum is a member of the Umbelliferae (or Apiaceae) family. Bupleurum has long been used in Chinese medicine More >

Natto Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Natto Vegetable


Natto is a fermented food made of soybeans and is rich in vegetable protein. The fermentation of soybeans is common in traditional Asian and African culinary practice.


Natto is a traditional More >

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