2019 January

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11 Jan: Ulam Raja

Ulam Raja is a medicinal herb and has been used for centuries for numerous metabolic disorders. These uses have been authenticated over the last couple of decades as the plant has been found in laboratory research to reduce blood pressure and bone loss.
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06 Jan: Hyacinth Bean

This climber was introduced to America in the 19th century as an ornamental plant. It flowers profusely and has beautiful purple or green pods. It is cultivated widely in North Africa and Asia for its edible pods, since 1700BC.