Nutmeg is a medium-sized tropical tree widely occurring in southern India. Its origin is believed to be in the islands of Indonesia. However, now it is widely grown in other tropical areas of the world including in Asia and the West Indies. Like pepper, it is a major spice crop of Kerala. Apart from the… Continue reading Why Growing Nutmeg (Jathikka) Tree is Beneficial?
Kasthurimanjal is one of the two main types of turmeric found in India. Also known by the names Wild Turmeric or Musk Turmeric, it is popular for its aroma and therapeutic purposes. Its scientific name is Curcuma aromatica and it belong to the ginger family – Zingiberaceae. When people generally speak of turmeric, it usually… Continue reading Kasthurimanjal or Wild Turmeric