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Spiny Gourd / Kantola – Momordica balsamina

Know & Grow Kantola Vegetable Organically | Karkol | Teasel Gourd | Growing & Health Benefits A Wild Vegetable that sells for more than meat Spiny Gourd Vegetable of the Monsoon Spiny gourd / Spine Gourd / Kantola (Botanical Name- Momordica balsamina) is a tiny prickly vegetable that reminds you of Karela (Momordica charantia ). …

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Chicory- Uses and Growing

A Detailed Guide on Chicory – Chicorium intybus Chicory, a perennial medicinal plant with pretty blue flowers is not just a decorative plant but is believed to have several medicinal uses.  The botanical name of chicory is Cichorium intybus This plant belongs to asteraceae family. Other Names / Regional Names of Chicory  Kasni, Blue Sailors …

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Banyan Tree – National Tree of India

Ficus benghalensis – Indian Banyan Tree Banyan Tree Scientific Name Do you know Indian Banyan Tree is the national tree of India? The botanical name of the banyan tree is Ficus benghalensis. Banyan Tree Common Names Banyan Trees are known by various names in different languages. Here are some names commonly used. Hindi – Bargad …

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Summer Garden Care While On Vacation

Garden Tour- Overgrown Garden Garden Tour- Post Clean-up Low Maintenance Gardening Planning for summer vacation especially if you have children can be a challenging task. There is always a long list of checklist starting from deciding the vacation places to finding care team for your pets. Finding a pet hostel might be easy but finding …

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Bhringaraj Plant – Health Benefits and Growing

Eclipta prostrata -Plant Health Benefits & Growing Bhringraj is a weedy plant that is being used since ancient times as a haircare remedy in Indian Ayurveda. These plants grow abundantly in Southeast Asian countries like India, Nepal, China, Brazil, and Thailand. Bhringraj is known by various other names in different regions including Maka, Bhringarajasava, Bhringaraj, …

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Marshmallow Plant- An Ancient Medicine & A Delicious Desert

Marshmallow Plant- Health Benefits & Growing Can you imagine harvesting marshmallows from your own plants? Just kidding. Marshmallows do not grow on plants but are made from the roots of these beautiful flowering plants. Origin of Marshmallow Plant Marshmallow plants are scientifically known as Althaea Officinalis. It is an ancient medicinal plant that first originated …

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Shatavari Health Benefits, Plant Profile, and Growing Shatavari

Shatavari A Powerful Women’s Tonic- The Queen of Herbs https://youtu.be/2lh4zsNt6YQ One with hundred husbands is the literal meaning of this ancient medicinal herb Satavari. In Sanskrit, Shat means hundred and var means husband. Do you wonder why Shatavari or Asparagus racemose is called by this name? It is believed to be a powerful female tonic …

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