Posts tagged "Medicinal"

The Chir Pine: Pinus roxburghii

I’ve been fascinated by the chir pine Pinus roxburghii (Pinus longifolia) for quite some time and realised that I haven’t yet put down a post […]

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The enigma of eating healthy

Eating healthy is an enigma indeed. This of course is on account of there being as many opinions on this subject as there are people themselves. It […]

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Harvesting and processing Arrowroot

Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) is a familiar name. As kids it was a kind of a sister to castor oil which mum sometimes spooned into our […]

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Harvesting and processing Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a spice which is very familiar in Asia. It is usually used powdered and is one of the easiest to identify […]

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Drying/Dehydrating coconut

  Back to the main post on the coconut tree Coconuts when stored in their husk last for a long time, even after their water […]

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Husking coconuts at home

  Back to the main post on the coconut tree Husking  a coconut can be done in several ways. The simplest, also seen in a […]

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How to open up a green (tender) coconut

Back to the main post on the coconut tree I had clicked these pictures a couple of years ago. After procrastinating for quite some time, […]

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