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Aloe Vera is a plant known for its many therapeutic properties including digestive, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It has a delicate flavor, slightly sweet, very pleasant.
Citrus almost unknown in the West, used in of South East Asia cuisine and Creole. It tastes fresh and persistent, very suitable for dishes based on fish, for the preparation of fillings, salads, and to create new flavors such as with ice cream.
Turmeric of Madagascar is a plant belonging to the family of Zingiberaceae which are part of more than 1300 species distributed in tropical areas of Africa, Asia and America, including many species of aromatic, ornamental and medicinal, among the most famous turmeric and ginger. It has a great healing power, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
The Ravintsara (Cinnamomum Camphor) is a tree of Asiatic origin whose cultivation was later introduced and developed in Madagascar where it has found an ideal place to develop such characteristics as in no other place.
It's one of the best natural antivirals available, acts on a wide range of virus and boosts your immune system.
Baie Rose or Pink Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) is one of the main ingredients of the Malagasy cuisine but is almost unknown in European cuisine. It's a small tree reaching a height of 7-10 m, grows wild in the rainforests and it's very lush, so it's rarely cultivated except for ornamental purposes.
Very rare pepper, grows wild in the forests of Madagascar, it's a climbing plant, the berries are harvested by hand at 15 meters in height. Calling it Pepper is an understatement, Voatsiperifery is an explosion of flavor and very intense aroma, it's slightly spicy. It goes well with many dishes from meat to fruit, must be mentioned on restaurant's menu paired with fine dishes and haute cuisine
The highest quality of Madagascan Tea, is produced in Sahambavy plantations located in the highlands of the south-central region of Madagascar more than 1,000 meters high. A tea with an intense flavor, drunk by the inhabitants in the morning, and according to the local tradition, adding some condensed milk and honey.
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) is an orchid native to Mexico. Its fruits, commonly called pods produce the spice known as vanilla. The flowers, in groups of eight or ten, form small bouquet of white, pale yellow or greenish colors. Vanilla is used in pastry and ice cream in Creole cuisine, its aroma and intense and harmonic flavor gives a refined and unique touch to those who appreciate the haute cuisine.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is native to Asia, and is a shrub cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions. It has a spicy flavor, with a pleasant aroma, warm and pungent. It is useful to aid digestion and overcome the hassles associated with dyspepsia, colic and bloating, very suitable even against inflammatory states, colds, sore throats. Recently a famous pharmaceutical company utilizes the extract in its anti-nausea product. It is also said to have aphrodisiac properties.