Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Coffee Plant in Cambodia

Coffee is a kind of plantation imported from Europe country. It not easy to plant in the tropic country like Cambodia. But about 20 years late after many countries border with Cambodia (Vietnam, Thailand) get success of coffee plantation, the Khmer farmer was interested on coffee tree and started to plant it with big dimension farm in Mondulkiri.
On my retreat by Dec 2010, I had an opportunity to visit one of among coffee farm. It’s about 10 hectares. The farm owner say that, the coffee tree is not easy to plant. But it doesn’t mean we cannot plant it, especially in Mondulkiri where have the right weather and good land for this plantation.
The main key to get success on plantation coffee tree relating to the technical of planting. He continues that before build the farm, he has studied about technique on planting coffee tree a few months in Vietnam. Even though, the first time he planted in Cambodia, it was failed. But he tried again beside of learning more experience of plantation, how to take care of coffee tree, how to prevent and to wipe out the diseases on coffee tree.
Now his farm is quite good, he can take the yield in average of 5 to 6 tones per 1 hectare. The coffee tree will provide beans on their aged from 3 to 4 years after growing and harvest twice in a year.Talking about how to collect coffee’s beans on his farm, he smiled and said that, on harvest time it’s very busy. Usually he pay to many workers who came to pick up coffee’s beans, then dry it at least 15 days, before husking and peeling bean’s skin.

Aloe Vera and Its Health Benefits

Aloe vera is the most important plant that is kept as beauty secret for all class of women, because of it is easy to find, effortless to plant, and inexpensive to pay, but provides profusion of benefits.
For the business sector, Aloe Vera with more than 200 different type of it has become a main source of their income. Though the production process, aloe vera is used as a raw material to produce a healthy product that meet the standard demand of people.

Here are health benefits of all kinds of aloe Vera, as well as packaging products: 
• Helping to improve metabolism
• Boosting the immune system
• Stabling the levels of cholesterol that have in blood
• Maintaining the pressure of the bloods
• Making the process of premature aging slow
• Helping in digestion
• Improving the skin cells
• Neutralize the body’s toxin
• Helping in Cancer
• Cure various diseases (constipation, ulcers, wounds, sore throats, acne, it can be used as a cure to various skin diseases, diabetes and ulcers.
• Good nutritional support for cancer and HIV/AIDS.
Nutrition of Aloe Vera :
• Vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B12, C, E)
• Folid acid,
• Choline and inotisol.
• Sodium
• Zinc
• Calcium
• Potassium
• Magnesium
• Chromium
• Natural antioxidant, like vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, magnesium, and zinc.
• In addition, fresh aloe vera contain enzyme which was needed by the body, namely amylase, cellulose, Carboxypeptidase, and catalase.
• A number of amino acids found in Aloe Vera, including asparagines, alanine, aspartat acid, valine, serine, threonine, lysine, glycine, hisudin, leucine, proline, glutamate, and isoleucine.
Nutrient content per 100 grams of Aloe Vera gels are:
• 0.300 grams carbohydrate
• 1750-2300 calories
• 0.050 – 0.090 grams fat
• 0.010 – 0.061 grams protein
• 2.000 – 4.600 IU Vitamin A
• 0.500 – 4.200 mg Vitamin C
• 0.003 – 0.004 mg Thiamin
• 0.01 – 0.04 mg Riboflavin
• 0.038 – 0.040 mg Niacin
• 9.920 – 10.920 mg Calcium
• 0.060 – 0.320 mg Iron
Because of various benefits as the golden for human health, Aloe Vera products are being the most popularity consumption in the world wide. There are so many aloe vera products ingredients as Diet, Drink, Gel, Lotion and Skin care, Moisturizers, Soaps, Tissues, Cosmetic for beauty and health, and also for medicinal products. With any company Aloe Vera products, you can trust on it by try to use their aloe vera products, which is ensuring the greatness naturally effected for our body.

14 Health Benefits of Potatoes

Potatoes have been so popular in cooking. Potatoes are believed to boost energy, good for heart and energy recovery when have common illnesses. But nowadays people are using potatoes to create lots forms of food like potato chips and oily French fries and are usually mixed with fats such as cheese, butter, bacon and make potatoes contributor to increase the level of cholesterol. So does potatoes good or bad? Below provides clearer information of potatoes and its benefits.
Here are some health benefits of Potatoes
1. Good diet for people who hard to digest but require energy like patient or babies.
2. Good for skin care ( Vitamin C, B-complex and minerals like potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc that are good source for the skin)
3. Rich in carbohydrates and less of protein so it helps to increase body weight
4. Good for brain, because of its many substance like zinc and phosphorus.
5. Relieve both internal and external inflammation such as intestines inflammation and digestive system.

18 Health Benefits of Papaya

Papaya is the greatest fruit for everyone; it is very common and is available in everywhere. Papaya is the excellent source of nutrition with all forms such as fermented papaya, herbal teas even tablets and of course plenty of the fresh fruit, or in a form of juice. It contains of dietary fiber, foliate, vitamin A, C and E, also provides small amount of calcium, iron, riboflavin, thiamine and niacin. Especially, it is vey rich in antioxidant nutrients flavonoids and carotenes, very high in vitamin C plus A, and low in calories and sodium.
Nutritive value of Papaya : Per 100 gm
1. Vitamin A : 1,750 I.U
2. Vitamin B : Thiamine 0.03 mg.
3.  Riboflavin : 0.04 mg.
4.  Niacin : 0.3 mg.
5.  Vitamin C : 56 mg.
6. Also contains Vitamin E and K.
8. Calcium : 20 mg.
9. Iron : 0.3 mg.
10. Phosphorus: 16 mg.
11. Potassium : 470 mg.
12. FAT: 0.1 gm.
14. PROTEIN: 0.6gm.
15. CALORIES : 39

Star Fruit and Its Health Benefits

“Star Fruit” is the name of an interesting fruit that has star shape in the middle when we cut it. It is a native species of India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. And it is now gaining popularity in the United States. It has skin which is green and turn to yellow when it ripe. This lovely fruit is usually consumed as juice or fresh. Star Fruit is excellent source of Vitamin C and A, also has iron, high fiber content, copper, panthothenic acid and potassium. Moreover it is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. The table below is a list of the star fruit nutritional value.
Nutritional Value per 137g:
• Vitamin C 29mg
• Carbohydrate: 10.7g
• Fiber: 3.7g
• Calories: 45
• Protein: 0.74g
• Fat: 0.48g
General Information of Star Fruit
- Origin: Malaysia
- Varieties: Several, ranging from sweet to sour
Tree: Height: 5-12m
- Fruit: length: 10-20 cm; diameter: 6-10cm; weight: 150-500gm
- Season: almost all year round
- Culinary uses: eaten as fresh fruit and in salads; a syrup; a pickle
- Other uses: medicinal; stain remover
- Scientific name: Averrhoa
Health Benefits of Star Fruit
1. Good for mothers as it is believed to stimulate the flow of milk
2. Helps to treat sore eyes
3. Lower the levels of cholesterol and also add bulk and moisture to feces
4. Can help treat headaches, ringworm and chickenpox by decocted the leaves and roots of star fruit.
5. Cures hangovers and prickly heat
6. Use a piece of the sweet variety for sunstroke
7. Eating a half piece of the fruit for nausea and indigestion problems (repeat after 3 hours)
8. Rich in Vitamin C, can helps to ward off winter clods also flu
9. Star fruit contains high fiber and low calorie content so it good as diet fruit
10. High of antioxidant and flavonoids’

Health Benefit of Cauliflower

Health Benefit of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is commonly being used as food diet with other vegetables such as carrots and broccoli. Cauliflower typically matures in between 50 and 70 days. And it is can be planted for a fall crop after the summer heat has passed yet still early enough to mature before the firsts frosts of fall. This flowering vegetable is believed to improve our healthy body, fight against disease in our body with daily consumption of suitable amount. Because of its beneficial—cauliflower has been recommended for kidney and bladder disorders, Asthma, High blood pressure, Arthritis, Bad Complexion, and Constipation. Down below, is the detail of Cauliflower Nutritive and Health benefits.

Nutritive Values: Per 100 gm
• Vitamin A: 900 mg
• Vitamin B: Thiamine .11 mg
• Riboflavin: .10 mg
• Niacin: .6 mg
• Vitamin C: 69 mg
• Calcium: 22 mg
• Iron: 1.1 mg
• Phosphorus: 72 mg
• Fat: .2 gm
• Carbohydrates: 4.9 gm
• Calories: 25
Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Health Benefit of Papaya Leaves

Health Benefit of Papaya Leaves
Papaya can be one among of all the healthiest fruits in Asia Countries. In daily life, almost of the parts of papaya has been using in many helpful ways to provide a good health benefits to the people.
Since the past, Asian people have used papaya leaves to cure many dieses. In surprisingly, according to several studies found out that stems and leaves on the plant sap of papaya contains a lot of milky white latex (milk or white). This milky white latex is likely developed as anticancer.
Besides beneficial to cancer problem, this green leaves are also good for other things, so let take a look at below. 

Health Benefit of Papaya Leaves:
-       Can be used for women’s health such as to treat vaginal discharge, fever due to childbirth, menstruation, and smooth launch breast milk.
-       Helps to smooth the skin
-       Strengthens the network to be more resilient
-       Keeps the teeth from plaque deposits
-       Treats the other common diseases such as flu, malaria, and fever
-       Goods for Acne problems