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Malawi-related recipe

Papaya is a super food

Via “50 foods you should be eating”, papaya is highly recommended:

34. Papaya
If you’re feeling the onset of a cold, reach for this tropical fruit instead of an orange next time. One papaya has more than three times the daily recommended intake of vitamin C and is also stocked with flavonoids, vitamin B, potassium, magnesium and fiber. All in all, it’s good for the cardiovascular system and reduces the risk of colon cancer.

See also the anamed website

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africa

Natural Medicine in the Tropics

I just spent over half an hour looking for the Anamed website… can’t believe I haven’t referenced it yet.

Here’s the link to the Anamed webpage. They’ve published a couple of books on the medicinal use of common tropical plants such as guava leaves, pawpaw leaves, asthma weed and anti-malaria trees.

Guava Tree Leaf Tea