JAGUA MAGIC-PART I

When I first heard about the jagua fruit, as used by the indigenous people of the Amazon jungle, I immediately assumed it would be associated with magical and mystical beliefs. After all, smearing the juice on the body turns it black! I went looking for information and figured out very quickly that I was not …

Happy Dextrose To You!

There are as many traditional henna paste recipes as cake recipes. And people from differing henna cultures often have a special ingredient, which makes their recipe “the best.” These ingredients have always varied from country to country and from family to family, and they’ve often been closely guarded secrets. Well, with the internet secrets no …