Indian gooseberry or Amla

8 Health Benefit of “Amla” Indian Gooseberry

Indian Gooseberry belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. It grows well in the forested and hilly areas of the Indian subcontinent and ripens during t...
Benefits of Quinoa

6 Remarkable Health Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wa’) is an ancient grain domesticated by the folks of South America.  A pseudocereal, it is highly nutritious. Quinoa, as ...
Cinnamon from Meghalaya

Versatile Cinnamon Spice Cultivated Naturally in Meghalaya

The warm aroma of cinnamon spice is what comes to mind when we think of it. Thoughts of delicious treats of cinnamon rolls, pastries, cinnamon brea...
Joha Rice - Aromatic Rice of Northeast India | Zizira

'Joha Rice' the Special Aromatic Rice of Northeast India

Joha rice (Oryza sativa) is a short-grained rice belonging to a distinct class of aromatic rice. Known for its sweet-scented aroma and taste, the r...
How Simple Medicinal Herbs And Spices Can Heal

How Simple Medicinal Herbs And Spices Can Heal

One Common Medicinal Herb and Nine Common Spices That Help Heal Injuries and Illnesses Did you know that there is a shrub that grows abundantly in ...
7 Reasons Why Tea Lovers Are Doing it Right!

7 Reasons Why Tea Lovers Are Doing it Right!

Here is a guide to drinking tea like the tea lovers. Know the language of tea connoisseurs and explore its benefits, flavor and taste to the fullest!
Garcinia pedunculata for Weight Loss | Zizira

Sohdanei – Garcinia pedunculata - Does it Help in Weight Loss?

Zizira explorers have been hearing a buzz about Sohdanei – that it is used for curing many an ailment and could also help people shed weight! We de...
Long pepper of Meghalaya

Long Pepper - A Spice That Is Used As A Spice As Well As In Home Remedies

Long Pepper is a pepper that is used both as a spice as well as a home remedy. Read more about this unique spice from Meghalaya, Northeast India
Ginger is good for health

Explore the Medicinal Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is renowned for its taste elevating properties and is almost a ‘must have’ in Asian cooking. Its use is so common that at times one tends to...
Do You Know Sohiong, A Cherry To Die For?

Do You Know Sohiong, A Cherry To Die For?

Heard about a Cherry-like fruit of Meghalaya? Dark, globular, the size of a marble, with a unique taste? And, it has an exotic name –Sohiong! Curio...
Benefits of turmeric on the body

Benefits of Turmeric: The Miracle Spice for a Healthy You

Benefits of Turmeric Has a Long History In a study conducted in 2013, it was found that turmeric is just as effective as well as a safer alternativ...
Exploring the Potential of Hydrosol

Exploring the Potential of Hydrosol

As its name suggests – it is water based and is collected during the process of steam and hydro-distillation. Zizira explorers have been experimenting with extracting essential oils through a mini hydro distillation unit that Zizira owns