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Caraway, also known as meridian fennel and Persian cumin, is a biennial plant in the family Apiaceae, native to western Asia, Europe, and North Africa. The plant is similar in appearance to other members of the carrot family, with finely divided, feathery leaves with thread-like divisions, growing on 20–30 cm stems.
It is used primarily to clear heat in the body and is often prescribed for people with blood shot, irritated, swollen or teary eyes. The cooling effect means that it can be helpful to aid sleep and is sometimes used to aidwith constipation.
Flax seeds are also used to make linseed oil, used in woodworking and carpentry.Like many seeds, flaxseeds have a slightly mild, nutty flavor so they’re ideal f00dding both to sweet and savory foods. In case you’re wondering, children and picky eaters may not notice a little flaxseed meal when it’s added to their favorite foods […]
Hemp seeds are the seed of the Cannabis Sativa plant. They have a hard, nut-like exterior and soft chewy inside. Hemp seeds contain high levels of omega-3s and a healthful ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids. The seeds also contain high levels of arginine, an amino acid that turns into nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is essential for artery and vein dilation, and it helps keep blood vessel walls smooth and elastic.
A pumpkin seed, also known in North America as a pepita, is the edible seed of a pumpkin or certain other cultivars of squash. The seeds are typically flat and asymmetrically oval, have a white outer husk, and are light green in color after the husk is removed.