Aloe vera is grown for its gel that heals burns, sunburn and cuts to promote healing

Aloe vera (Chinese/Indian Aloe, True Aloe, Barbados Aloe, Burn/Medicinal Aloe, First Aid Plant) Chinese Aloe or Barbados Aloe grows wild in tropical climates around the world and is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Because of its common use in treating burns and wounds, it is also called Burn Aloe, First Aid Plant and Medicinal […]

Pereskia sacharosa is a herbal plant with medicinal properties

Pereskia sacharosa (Needle Seven Blade, Seven Star Needle, Rose Cactus, Tree Cancer, Jarum Tujuh Bilah in Malay) It is without any doubt that Seven Star Needle or Rose Cactus is one of the most interesting, unusual and exotic genera of cacti. A free-flowering perennial plant that produces highly ornamental flowers throughout the year in Malaysia, […]

Carica papaya is a healthy fruit that’s packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants

Carica papaya (Papaya, Papaw, Pawpaw, Melon Tree, Betik in Malay) Papaya, a revered tropical fruit was reputably called the ‘fruit of the angels’ by Christopher Columbus as it tasted superbly good. Papaya is an incredibly delicious, healthy and versatile tropical fruit that is loaded with essential nutrients and antioxidants.

Punica granatum is packed with potent antioxidants to safeguard our health

Punica granatum (Pomegranate, Buah Delima in Malay) Pomegranate with its edible, delicious and ruby red pearls are packed with powerful nutrients and potent antioxidants to safeguard our health. Its sweet juice has a unique flavour and is considered among the healthiest foods on planet earth.

Syzygium myrtifolium with mesmerising orange-red emerging foliage

Syzygium myrtifolium (Red Lip, Australian Brush Cherry, Kelat Paya/Oil in Malay) An exotic, evergreen and hardy tree with mesmerising orange-red emerging leaves. A very common tree that is often seen planted along many public roads and median strips in our beloved country, Malaysia. We love seeing these beautiful trees with autumn leaves that won’t be […]