Elephent Junction

Attractive Spots

Elephent Safari

:: OUR PLANTATION
BLACK PEPPER
 
Green pepper, like black, is made from the unripe drupes. Dried green peppercorns are treated in a way that retains the green colour, such as treatment with sulfur dioxide or freeze-drying. Pickled peppercorns, also green, are unripe drupes preserved in brine or vinegar. Fresh, unpreserved green pepper drupes, largely unknown in the West, are used in some Asian cuisines, particularly Thai cuisine.Their flavor has been described as piquant and fresh, with a bright aroma. They decay quickly if not dried or preserved.
CARDAMOM
 
Cardamom refers to several plants of the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the ginger family Zingiberaceae. Both genera are native to India, they are recognised by their small seed pod, triangular in cross-section and spindle-shaped, with a thin papery outer shell and small black seeds. Elettaria pods are light green while Amomum pods are larger and dark brown. The word cardamom is derived from the Latin "cardamomum", the romanization of the Greek
 TULSI
 
The Holy Basil plants which have purple flowers and light brown or white stems - Ram or Krishna Tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum) cause the release and simultaneous balance of Active or Sattvic energy. This energy is the energy we need in the moment to do things, like physical exercise, mental activity and so on. As such it is a great help in fighting infection, aiding mental concentration, and energizing the respiratory, digestive and nervous systems. 
Clove
 

Cloves are the dried, unopened flower buds of the evergreen clove tree. This small reddish-brown flower bud resembles a tiny nail head. The name clove is believed to be derived either from the Latin word 'clavus' or the French word 'clou' which means nail. It is native to Moluccas or Spice Islands (Indonesia) but is also grown in India, Sumatra, Jamaica, the West Indies, Brazil and other tropical areas

 

 Nutmeg
 

The nutmeg tree is any of several species of trees in genus Myristica. The most important commercial species is Myristica fragrans, an evergreen tree 

 

Turmeric
 

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is native to tropical South Asia and need

 

VANILLA
 

Vanilla is a flavoring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla native to Mexico. Etymologically, vanilla derives from the Spanish word "vainilla",

 

GINGER
 

Ginger is native to India and China. It takes its name from the Sanskrit word stringa-vera, which means “with a body like a horn”, as in antlers. Ginger has been important in Chinese medicine for many centuries, and is mentioned in the writings of Confucius. It is also named in the Koran, the sacred book of the Moslems, indicating it was known in Arab countries as far back as 650 A.D. It was one of the earliest spice known in Western Europe, used since the ninth century

 

Coffee
 

Coffee is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera (butterfly and moth) species including napoleon jacutinDalcera abrasa, Turnip Moth and some 

.

TEA
 

Tea is the agricultural product of the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the Camellia sinensis plant, prepared and cured by various methods

 

CINNAMON
 

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum which can be used in both sweet and savoury foods. Cinnamon ...

 

CADBURY
 

he nuts are chewed, usually in wrapped in betel leaves, along with some lime and spices for flavoring. The nuts contain arecoline, a strong stimulant. Chewing of the nuts releases brightly yellow colored keratin. Medicinally, the betel nut is used to treat intestinal worms.

 

BETTLE NUT
 

he nuts are chewed, usually in wrapped in betel leaves, along with some lime and spices for flavoring. The nuts contain arecoline, a strong stimulant. Chewing of the nuts releases brightly yellow colored keratin. Medicinally, the betel nut is used to treat intestinal worms.

 

 

Often used in curries, the leaves generally go by the name "curry leaves", though they are also called "sweet neem leaves."

 

 

The dried seeds are used as a flavoring in numerous foods. Oil extracted from seeds, leaves, and bark is used to scent cosmetics, foods, and many other things. The principle oil extracted from allspice is eugenol, the same oil extracted from cloves.

 

LEMON GRASS
 

Lemon Grass is a tall tropical grass. The fresh stalks and leaves have a clean lemonlike odour because they contain an essential oil, which is also present in lemon peel.

 

MOSAMBI
 

Mosambi plants, in respect of height and basal girth were slightly improved due to growing of different crops in the interspace of the plants

 

ORANGE
 

How to Plant Orange Trees. Orange trees are a wonderful addition to any yard. Full of lush color, healthy fruit and even providing nice low shade for a laz

 

HIBISCUS
 

Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is quite large, containing about 200–220 species that are native

 

MANGO
  MANGO  presents you its new collection. Have a look at our online catalogue and discover the latest fashion trends surfing along the jeans,
PAPPAYA
 

Having papaya in your breakfast provides the required daily levels of ACE vitamins, giving you antioxidant protection

 

JACKFRUITS
 

The jackfruit tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus) bears massive fruits from the trunk and lower branches

 

WATER CHERRY
   

Water cherry  tree. In fact I have a fused tree! A person gave me some cuttings about 20 years ago and they struck in water so I planted several out

 

INSULIN PLANT
 

Insulin plant (Costus ingneus) is a relatively new entrant to Kerala and India. The plant is a late entrant to Kerala Ayurvedic medicinal herb scene