Is hyssop the same as lavender?

The botanical source of hyssop, as with other Biblical plants, is shrouded in debate. The Bible mentions hyssop many times (Leviticus 14:1–7). A brush made of hyssop branches was used to mark houses of the Jews with lamb’s blood to protect them from the impending...

What is the importance of date palm?

Phoenix dactylifera, the date palm, or Tamar, is a monocot plant from the Arecaceae family. It is a high-energy crop, and one of the most nutritious fruits in the tropics and subtropics. It is rich in sugars, palmitic and organic acids, linoleic, lauric, myristic, and...