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Health Promoting Properties of Citrus Flavones

By Sandra Nomoto Further Studies Could Pay the Way to Development of New Functional Foods and Health-Promoting Neutraceuticals Several studies have focused on food products that have been available for centuries and are the backbone of traditional medicine. The efficacy of traditional herbal remedies derives from the bioactive compounds coming from the original plant or …

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Before Humans, There Was Horopito: A Hot Shrub That’s Kept Predators and Unwanted Conditions at Bay

By Sandra Nomoto Known to Alleviate Multiple Conditions, Horopito Could be One of the World’s Oldest and Most Beneficial Plants Horopito, or Pseudowintera colorata is one of the world’s earliest evolved flowering plants. It is also known as mountain horopito, peppertree, pepperwood, or ramarama. A small two to three metre tree or evergreen shrub that …

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