A health stimulating tree

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One per day….

Local produce

A salad meal with only locally produced ‘ingredients’ Even the beer (premium lager) is pure and local (Birkenhead)

One lemon a day …..

Good Morning ……

….. I’m just passing by.

Bulbine natalensis ….

…. or “Red Carrot” from South Africa. Traditional healers use the rootstock of this plant as one of the three main ingredients in their recipes. It seems to purify the blood. Rastas in South Africa grain the root, let it dry and make tea of it.   A previous minister of health advertised this plant …

Another fatty

Recently I posted a picture of the purple colored Adenia Spinosa. A close relative is the Adenia Glauca; also originating from Southern Africa.Both fatties (caudex) in our garden!

Bulbine natalensis

The reddish rootstock of the Bulbine natalensis (syn. Bulbine latiafolia) is  known as one of the three main ingredients for natural medicins of the traditional healers in South Africa. A previous minister of health advertised it even as a medicin against HIV-AIDS at an international convention in Canada and we all had a big laugh …