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Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

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Kiwifruit or mangüeyo (Actinidia deliciosa) is a fruiting vine native to southern China, the fruit of which has been declared the national fruit of that country. Other species of Actinidia are also found in China and range east to Japan and north into southeastern Siberia. The russet-brown skin of the fruits is densely covered with short, stiff, brown hairs.

Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis

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Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis, the fruit widely known as "cantaloupe" throughout the U.S. is actually muskmelon. Cantaloupes are members of the cucurbit family of plants (Cucurbitaceae) that also includes cucumbers, pumpkins, squashes, gourds, and a long list of melons.

Aloo Gobhi

Image of Aloo GobhiIngredients: 1 Cauliflower, 4 Potatoes, 1 Tomato, 1 tsp Turmeric powder, ½ tsp Red chilli, 1 tsp Ground coriander, Salt to taste, 2 tbsp Oil.

Roasted Cauliflower

Image of Roasted CauliflowerIngredients: 1 head of cauliflower, 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely minced, Lemon juice from half a lemon, 2 tbsp. Olive oil, Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, Parmesan cheese, Salt to taste.


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The Strawberry plant is a perennial plant. Leaves and flowers spring from almost the ground, both with a similar length. Flowering stems with no leaves holding flowers with five petals , five sepals and numerous stamens. Applying the fruit juice on the skin is a good way to get rid of skin spots, pustules and other acne signs. Skin mask can be done with the fruits for the same purpose.

Plant Sources of Vitamin C

Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient for humans, in which it functions as a vitamin. Ascorbate (an ion of ascorbic acid) is required for a range of essential metabolic reactions in all animals and plants. Deficiency in this vitamin causes the disease scurvy in humans.

Vitis vinifera

Image of Vitis viniferaVitis vinifera is native to the Mediterranean region, central Europe and southwest Asia. The colour of grape are crimson, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange and pink. They can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil. The juice is often sold in stores or fermented and made into wine, brandy or vinegar.


Image of ArtichokThe globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) is a perennial thistle. It is originating in Southern Europe around the Mediterranean. The flowers develop in a large head from an edible bud about 3.1–5.9 inch diameter with numerous triangular scales; the individual florets are purple.

Citrus sinensis

Image of Citrus sinensis Citrus sinensis originally come from China and Southeast Asia. Sweet Orange is a compact evergreen tree 20-30 ft tall with a rounded, symmetrical crown spreading 15-20 ft or so. The leaves are shiny and leathery, oblong to elliptic, up to 4 in long, and have narrow wings on their petioles (leaf stems). The twigs on many orange cultivars are thorny. Orange blossoms are white, very fragrant, and arranged in clusters of 1-6.

Lagerstroemia speciosa
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Lagerstroemia speciosa is a small to medium-sized tree growing to 20 m tall, with smooth, flaky bark. Leaves are deciduous, oval to elliptic, 8-15 cm long and 3-7 cm broad, with an acute apex.


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