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Cucumber Flowers: Fry or Use Them for Garnishing

Cucumis sativus, commonly known as the cucumber plant, is an annual flowering plant belonging to the cucurbitaceae family in the cucumis genus. The genus consists of more than 40 species including the popular watermelon and cantaloupe. Cucumber is also known as kiukaba, cetriolo, and pepino. Continue reading [...]
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Zucchini Flowers Medicinal Properties: 5 Reasons To Eat Squash

Squash, also known as zucchini and courgette is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family that originated from Central America. The plant does well in warm, moist places with fertile soil. It has been domesticated in many regions of the world due to its edible leaves, flowers, and fruits. In addition, zucchini flowers medicinal properties have endeared it to various civilizations throughout the years as the blossoms are used to treat aches, colds and many other health conditions. Continue reading [...]