Asparagus officinalis is a spring vegetable.   It belongs to the genus Asparagus. Asparagus was originally classified with its Allium cousins, onions and garlic, as a lily. Asparagus officinalis is native to most of Europe, northern Africa and western Asia.   from Wikipedia A much-branched spinous under-shrub with tuberous, short rootstock, it has numerous fusiform succulent tuberous roots. The plant contains odd little pine-needle-like leaves that are uniform, small and shiny green. The plant bears white flowers on short, spiky stems in…
Spirulina is a unicellular, aquatic blue-green algae.  They belong to a group known as cyanobacteria and thrive in warm, alkaline water.  They floursh and are able to survive an extreme range of temperatures because of their ability to utilize the sun's energy and the water's minerals to grow. Spirulina is named for its swirling, microscopic strands. Spirulina means helix in Latin.  Spirulina lacks a cell wall, so its nutrients are…
Beet root (Beta vulgaris) is a plant belonging to the Amaranthaceae-Chenopodiaceae family. A great number of varieties of plant species exist but the most common are the red root the spinach beet and the sugar beet. The cultivation of beets dates back to the Ancient world of Babylonia. Beet root causes an increase in the body of healthy or HDL-cholesterol. A rise in HDL causes the atheroma within arteries to…