December 13, 2018

Cancer Fighting Plants: Summary of a Scholarly Article

What are some cancer fighting plants? A recent article, published in the Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine in 2015, lists potential plant based anti-cancer sources.  I found it a powerful read, summarizing human studies on plants with anti-cancer effects.  In this blog, I have picked out some key pointers from the article […]
December 19, 2018

Noni Berries: Not so Delicious, but Quite Nutricious!

Noni: Morinda citrifolia, commonly called Indian mulberry or cheese fruit, is one strange looking fruit.  Plus, its taste is bitterly bizarre and enhanced by an odoriferous note.  It comes from the same plant family as the tree that grows coffee beans (Rubiaceae).  This small tropical Asian evergreen tree has been […]