herbs Archive

Turmeric: Bringing more color to healthier living

Commonly known in the country as luyang dilaw (yellow ginger), turmeric (Curcuma spp.) is more than just a food coloring ingredient. Widely popular in India as a spice for making curry, turmeric is gradually making its name as a natural healer around the world. In a globalizing society where diseases are borderless and breakthrough medicine [&hellip

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Making money from herbs and spices

Making money from herbs and spices Try to recall your younger days when you were so sick and your parents were not around. Maybe you have noticed that your grandparents are preparing something to boil. They have probably told you to drink the bitter-tasting hot water for you to get better and luckily you are [&hellip

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Bondoc Peninsula native pigs project raises farmers’ income to P33,700 in two years, opens opportunities to bigger specialty “Lechon” market

A native pig project in Bondoc Peninsula succeeds in raising income of farmers by P33,700 in two years just from selling piglets and opens bigger opportunities for them to sell the specialty “Lechon.” The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is replicating the success of this native pigs multiplier project funded by the Bureau of Agricultural [&hellip

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How to Make Soil Conditioners for Urban Gardening

Don’t you know that you can grow vegetables and herbs even if you only have a small space? With the application of soil conditioner, you can grow healthy vegetables and herbs in small plots or in plastic containers and enjoy a bountiful harvest at a minimal cost. This is true to Nilo F. Estrella who [&hellip

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