Ethnobotany

  1. The miracles of black cumin

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    Black cumin, as it is called in Egypt, its land of origin, although in Spain it is known as [...]

  2. One hundred per cent Arabica

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  3. The Islamic Awqaf for the fauna

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    In Islam, there are Awqaf (Waqfs) even for the benefit of animals. This picture shows an ancient Islamic tradition [...]

  4. Falconry in Arab culture

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  5. Argan oil. Properties and use

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    The argan tree is an endemic species from Morocco, whose fruits are oleaginous and thoroughly used in culinary and [...]

  6. The magic of spices in Arab Cooking

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    An important part of the Arab lifestyle takes place around the table, savouring a good dish of which the [...]

  7. The color mountains

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    “Do you not see that Allah sends down rain from the sky, and We produce thereby fruits of varying [...]

  8. The Aloe Vera

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    Aloe Vera L. In Arabic, sabir, sibr, subbara [...]
    It is a succulent and perennial plant with basal

  9. The olive tree, light of the Mediterranean

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    In the United Nations emblem, the olive tree is represented in the shape of a crown that covers the [...]

  10. The use of lavender in Al-Andalus

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    With its purple spikes, lavender seduces both bees and people through its never-ending rectilinear furrows, which resemble a purple [...]

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