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Kiwi and Benefits

Kiwi and Benefits Kiwi fruit or kiwi berry is an edible berry that has a soft texture and a sweet flesh. The fibrous greenish-brown outer portion shields the bright green flesh. The center […]

What is Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common types of chronic inflammatory autoimmune arthritis. Symptoms include severe inflammation of the joints, particularly in the fingers and toes, which, if left untreated, […]

Sherri Mora Author

Sherri Mora is the Associate Chair and Undergraduate Program Coordinatorfor Political Science and Public Administration at Texas State University. Sheearned advanced degrees in political science, public administration, and education from Texas State […]

Greater Galangal Herb

Greater Galangal Scientific name: Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.Common name: Galanga. Alpinia galanga, a plant in the ginger family, bears a rhizome used as an herb in Southeast Asian cookery. It is one of four […]

Saffron Thistle and Benefits

Saffron Thistle and Benefits Scientific name: Carthamus tinctorius L. Common names: Safflower, False Saffron, Saffron Thistle. Botanical characteristics: herbaceous plant, height 40-130 cm. The stems are extremely branching, single leaves alternate, ovate, lanceolate or oblong, […]