Plants

Saturday, 13 April 2024
16 facts about jerusalem artichoke
16 facts about jerusalem artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus
The wild sunflower, also known as topinambur or Jerusalem artichoke, is a plant that has been widely known and used for various purposes since ancient ...

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Coconut tree
Cocos nucifera is a tall palm growing up to 30 meters.
It has feathery leaves 4-6 meters long, which are clustered in a crown at the top of the trunk. They ...
Avocado
Avocado contains more potassium than a banana.
California poppy
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is a place when you can admire those flowers on a large scale.
Among other wildflowers, on over 1700 acres (7,2 km2), vast fields full of poppies are growing there ...
Citron
Citron is a large, fragrant citrus fruit with a thick rind.
It is probably one of the three parent species (along with the pomelo and mandarin orange) of most cultivated forms of citrus.
Forget-me-not
The stems of forget-me-not can reach up to 0,5 meters, and their leaves grow up to five centimeters.
Vanilla
Vanilla came to Europe half a thousand years ago. At the beginning of the 16th century, it was brought to Spain by the conquistador Hernán Cortés de Monroy Pizarro Altamirano, who had previewed the use of vanilla sticks at the court of the Aztec ruler Montezuma.
The first people to ever use the plant were the Totonac, the indigenous people of Mexico, who eventu ...
California poppy
The plant is densely branched, rather limp, and blue-green in color.
The Stem is free from the milky fluid. The leaves are multiply tripartite and narrowly lobed.
Lemon balm
It is good for sleep.
Lemon balm may help you fall asleep. A 2006 study showed that lemon balm combined with valerian significantly reduced symptoms of anxiety and sleep problems by more than 70%.
Grapes
They are a good source of vitamins, but not trace elements.
They contain the most vitamins K, for 100 g it is 14% of the daily recommended dose, B6 (7% of the recommended dose), B1 and B2 (6% of the recommended dose).
Aloe vera
The inner part of a leaf is made of gel and the middle layer of latex.