Activated carbon is a highly porous carbon material capable of selectively collecting gases, liquids or impurities within its pores, which promotes detoxification of the body.
Celery (apium graveolens) is an edible aromatic plant of the Apiaceae family. All of its parts can be consumed from it root to its stem and its leaves. The root of the celery is commonly used in soups and broths, while the stem is used in salads or in drinks (such as the Bloody Mary), and the leaves are often used as a condiment, much like parsley or, alternatively, can be used to make celery oil.
The beet (beta vulgaris) is a plant cultivated primarily for the consumption of its root and leaves, which are considered very nutritious. Most crops have red or purplish-red roots, but can also be yellow, orange, and white. Betaine can also be extracted from the red roots to be made into red dye for foods.
Spinach is native to central and Southwestern Asia, belonging to the amaranthaceae family. It is an annual plant that grows up to about 30 cm in height with edible leaves.
Ginger is a perennial that can reach 1 m of height. The dark leaves stem from a hard, thick rhizome. The flowers are tubular, light yellow and appear in upright spikes. Its underground stem is used as a spice in cooking since antiquity.
Mint is an herbaceous plant of the Lamiaceae family. There are a number of cultivated varieties including sweet mint, peppermint and spearmint.
The basil, whose scientific name is Ocimum Basilicum, is a plant also popularly known as basilica. Originating in India, its main properties and benefits were discovered and used there for medicinal and culinary purposes. Even today, the Indians consider it a sacred plant that contributes to the development of spiritual growth, promoting relaxation and balance. Basil contains many nutrients and has different functions, contributing to the proper health and function.
Cayenne pepper, is a variety of Capsicum Annuum. It owes its name to the city of Cayenne (Cayenne) in French Guiana where the spice originated from. From the Americas, it was brought to Europe through expeditions.
Turmeric, also known as yellow ginger is an herbaceous plant from the ginger family (Zingiberaceae) originating from India and Indonesia.
The name “avocado” comes from the Azetc words “aoacatl” ou “ahuacatl” that transformed by sound approximation into “avocado” in Spanish.
Blackberries are the fruits of mulberry bushes of the genus Rubus, from the rosacea family, which can grow up to 3 meters. Blackberries are commonly used in desserts, jams and sometimes wine.
The banana is a bacaceous fruit, long and curved that has yellow skin when ripe. Though the banana plant is called a banana tree, it is technically regarded as a herbaceous plant or herb, not a tree, as the stem does not contain woody tissue.
Is there anyone that doesn’t like carrots? Carrots are one of the most popular root vegetables and are known for their bright orange color. However, with growing interest in different and more exotic varieties of foods, carrots with more unique colors such as purple, yellow, and white, are becoming increasingly popular.
The Lemon is the fruit of a small perennial leaf tree, originating from Southeast Asia. It has numerous cultivated varieties, which have many culinary and practical applications in everyday life.
Apples are pseudo fruit of the apple tree (Malus Domestica), and is one of the most cultivated tree pseudofruits.