Category: Ital & Herbal

Ital & Herbal

Acai

Botanical name: Euterpe oleracea Similar to a cross between a grape and a blueberry, the acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) berry is a small, reddish-purple drupe consisting of a cluster of seeds, with only around 15 percentContinue reading

Ital & Herbal

Spirulina

Spirulina is the common name of an algae that is produced primarily from two species of cyanobacteria: Arthrospira platensis, and Arthrospira maxima. Spirulina, a type of blue-green algae, is an incredible superfood that provides aContinue reading

Ital & Herbal

Ginger

Interesting facts about ginger including its history and the many health benefits of eating ginger as a garnish in cooking. What is Ginger? Ginger is the common name for Zingiber officinale, which was originaly cultivatedContinue reading

Ital & Herbal

Red clover

Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense) Red Clover Benefits Red clover is considered to be one of the richest sources of isoflavones, which are water-soluble chemicals that act like estrogens (known collectively as phytoestrogens). Red Clover isContinue reading