Seaweeds are classified as plants. Unlike plants on land, seaweed lacks true roots, stems, and leaves.     Algae have been used for thousands of years as both food and medicine. Food was in fact medicine to the Ancients.   And algae are the force that synthesizes the omeg-3 fatty acids of cold-water fish.     As is the case with all botanicals, the effect of plant compounds isioactive cumulative and strengthens…
  The olive (Olea europea) was first cultivated in Crete 5000 years ago and ever since, olives and their oil have been a nutritional staple to flavor and prepare food. The olive tree is the plant most often sited in literature. Olive trees, and its leaves and fruit, have often been used as a metaphor for peace and good health.   The olive tree is a small tree or squat…
Allium is the genus of plants whose role in health is indisputable. Allium represents the family of onions. There are more than a thousand species of allium, which makes it one of the largest genera of plants in the world. Garlic is medicinally the most important of the allium species. Other members include onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Strong odors are characteristic of all allium species.   Allium sativum or…