Carrot (Daucus carota) has tubers that are orange, distinctive smell, and thin-skinned. When bitten crisp. Carrots that are commonly used for treatment is carrot with young tubers, have red orange color or reddish dark-yellow, bright, shiny smooth-skinned, and its shape is not grooved.
The content of nutrients and phytonutrients
– Provitamin A (carotenoids)
– The minerals calcium, phosphorus, and potassium
– Coumarin and lutein
Benefits of carrots
– Good for eye health
– Prevent xerophthalmia
– Lowering the cholesterol levels in the blood
– Facilitate the digestive tract and prevent constipation
– Increases the body’s defenses against infectious diseases
– As anticancer
– Maintain a healthy heart
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Corn (Zea mays) can flourish in temperate climates tropical to subtropical. Corn including types of grasses. Cornflower can be divided into two, namely the male flowers and female flowers.
Male flowers are panicles and are at the end of the tree trunk. Female flowers are shaped cobs and found in between the leaves armpit. Female flowers will grow and enlarge, then shaped fruit called corn.
Fruit wrapped in corn husk and in the end there is some kind of hair or dark red-brown thread. The fruit has a lot of seed. The process of fertilization occurs when pollen of male flowers fall because of wind and caught by red threads at the female flowers shoots cob, resulting in pollination or fertilization. Continue reading →
Eyes are one of the most important senses for humans. We can not imagine if the eyes are not functioning. The world will seem dark. The natural beauty can no longer be enjoyed perfectly. In the modern times, our daily activities are very close to something that make our eyes tired as watching television, working at the computer, playing video games, and others. If we can not keep our eyes well then the eye will be hurt. There are several kinds of eye pain, like myopia, also known as nearsightedness and shortsightedness. Hyperopia or hypermetropia also known as farsightedness or longsightedness. And even can also cataracts and astigmatism. Continue reading →
Ngokilo (Stachytarpheta mutabilis) is a plant species that is trunked wet and passing resemble grass trunked upright. In Java, this plant is widely available in the countryside that grows as a shrub. Trunk diameter of between 0.2 to 0.7 cm. The outer skin purple with green spots, and if it gets old turns brown. Ngokilo leaves are oval, the jagged edges with distance so rare, almost invisible downy. Leaf blade length (without stems) ranged between 5-8 cm (normal size) and width of leaves approximately 2-5 cm. This plant is easy to breed in the fertile soil, somewhat sheltered and in the open.
The composition of chemical constituents
Chemical content contained in ngokilo until now not known, because there is no scientific research. Based on the experience of this plant was efficacious for diseases remedy. Continue reading →