Insomnia can also be said to mean sleeplessness which is characterised with difficulty in either falling asleep, staying asleep or sleeping well enough to feel refreshed the next morning. Sleep deprivation, in an experiment on rats, was confirmed to shorten lifespan to the same length as death from starvation. Therefore, it is safe to say that sleep is as important for Continue Reading
Banana is one of the world’s most appealing fruits. The scientific name for banana is genus: Musa, from the monocot family of flowering tropical plants. Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana are the scientific names of the most cultivated type of bananas. The fruit of the banana plant varies in size, colour and firmness. They are […]Continue Reading
One of the most popular spice in the world, Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a herbaceous perennial plant. It is a popular ingredient in cooking, especially in African, Asian and Indian cuisine. Humans have been using it as medicine for hundreds of years. The root (rhizome) of the plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as […]Continue Reading