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Tales of a shattered gourd

“Chopu!” His mother called from their compound.

She had returned from the farm carrying a basket full of yams on her head with his youngest sibling wrapped sound asleep on her back. 884 more words


Bitter Melon and Diabetes, Bitter Gourd, Karela for Diabetes Mellitus

A well planned diabetic diet is an essential part in a diabetic patient’s life. Bitter melon plays an important role in this diabetic food proportion. Bitter gourd coming under Cucurbitaceae family is mostly seen in tropical and sub tropical areas including Asian, Caribbean and African…

Benefits of Bitter Gourd - Karela - Bitter Melon

The Bitter Gourd- it is actually a bitter boon in disguise, a tonic, a great metabolic regulator and a good source of potassium.
Bitter Gourd effectively checks blood sugar levels, has antioxidant properties and is a potent detoxifying agent. 15 more words

Advent Botany 2016 – Day 19: Christmas Gourds — Culham Research Group

By Dawn Bazely Prince Albert, the father of the Victorian Christmas Prince Albert, who moved to England from Germany, to marry the young Queen Victoria, led the Victorians in inventing much of today’s Christmas aesthetic that dominates Britain and North America.

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Gourd bowl

Gourd bowl with deer and hunters painted on. My inspiration for this bowl was some petroglyphs I saw on vacation in Arizona. I love the Hopi.

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