Camu Camu

Camu Camu

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Camu Camu is a small, 3-5 metre,shrubby tree that grows along riverbanks within the Amazon Rainforest.It has bushy feathery foliage, small flowers with waxy white petals and …

Chá-de-bugre

Cha de Bugre

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Little research has been conducted on Char de Bugre but at present it is known to contain potassium, allantoin (used for topical healing) and allantoic acid (an …

Cranberries

Cranberry

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  In their natural habitat, Cranberries grow vigorously in acidic, sandy,cold water bogs which were made by glacial deposits. The plant is a long lived, dwarf, creeping shrub, …

Cupuacu

Cupuacu

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Needing an average annual rainfall of between 1.9 and 3.0 metres Cupuacu is a small to medium tree in the rainforest canopy which belongs to the Cocoa …

Elderberry

Elderberry

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Elderberry refers to group of deciduous shrubs,small trees and herbaceous perennial plants that grow between 3 and 10 meters of which there are about 30 individual species …

Gac Fruit

Gac Fruit

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  A member of the melon family and about the size of a cantaloupe,Gac grows on a perennial vine and is frequently cultivated in home gardens on lattices …

Ginko Leaves

Ginkgo

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Ginkgo trees are large, hardy and can live to 1000 years. When exposed to high temperatures the bark and leaves of the Ginkgo tree secrete a sap …

Fresh Goji Berries (Wolfberry)

Goji

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Goji is a popularized phonetic take on the Chinese name for the fruit, Gou Qi Zi, while the name Matrimony Vine is used because taking Goji can …

Goldenseal

Goldenseal

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Belonging to the Buttercup family, Goldenseal is a herb that grows in the rich soils of shady woodlands of North America. A perennial reaching 15 to 30 …

Luo Han Guo

Lo Han Guo

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Luo Han Guo is a cousin of the cucumber, and a member of the gourd family of fruits. It bears a round, smooth, dusty green-brown fruit that …