Kozhikode: Though Keralites are really familiar with the benefits of ginger, most ..
Perinthalmanna (Malappuram): A variety of medicinal wax gourd known as ‘Vaidyar Kumbalam’ is being conserved by a farmer ..
Vadanappally (Thrissur): Rarely found medicinal herb Tree Turmeric (Maramanjal in Malayalam) has bloomed in Thrissur. The herb bloomed ..
Kottakkal: Though ‘Nilamanga’ resembles ‘manga’ (Malayalam word for mango) both in name and shape, it has ..
Kottakkal (Malappuram): Little tree plant (Mukkutti) and Stonebreaker plant (Keezharnelli) are medicinal herbs commonly found in Kerala ..
The herbal museum at Eruthempathy agriculture farm in Palakkad has become a crowd puller. Students and research fellows flock to see ..
Traditional herbal medicine practitioner Kunnath Narayanan has nurtured a rare treasury of medicinal herbs at his house at Kanayi in ..
Aloe vera has numerous medicinal properties. Growing at home can be helpful for treating many health and beauty problems. Aloe vera ..
Noni is a fruit bearing tree popular for its medicinal properties. It is also known as Indian Mulberry, beach mulberry and cheese fruit ..
Sweet basil is a spice herb known for its unique flavour and aroma. The leaves of the plant are used as flavouring agent and as medicine ..
Aloe Vera is a common ingredient in the hair care and beauty care products. It is also used as an edible substance that can treat many ..
Curry plant is an essential item in our kitchen garden. Apart from being a flavouring agent in cuisine, it has multiple medicinal uses ..
Just as Ayurveda treat human diseases, there is a science for plant life called ‘Vrikshayurveda’. The discipline deals ..
Choosing a variety crop, Kottayam Pallikkathod native Tom Antony is cultivating ‘Mahkota Dewa’ fruit (God’s Crown ..
Crown flower, which is commonly known as ‘Erukku’ in Malayalam, was considered a cursed plant because it grows in cemeteries ..
Paravur: When people are converting their compound into a most modern look by laying tiles, this man has given a great makeover to ..
Nowadays, different types of artificial medicines are used to enhance cognitive power of children. However, these products manufactured ..
Several varieties of Colocasia (Chembu) are cultivated across the length and breadth of Kerala. Varieties like Palchembu (Valiya Chembu), ..
Peppara: The district administration is planning to start cultivation of medicinal plants in the tribal regions of Agasthyavanam to ..
Bitter gourd is one of the favourite vegetables of any Keralite and stands in the forefront in terms of multiple health benefits. ..
Sweet leaf, also known as chekkurmanis, is suitable to be grown in Kerala's climate. These nutrient-rich leaves contain carbohydrates, ..
The climate in Kerala suits avocado (butter fruit) trees, as they grow well here and give good yields. The fruit, that appears and ..