Vanilla planifolia (Small)

$9.00

Dragon courier (UPS) Estimated Delivery Date: Friday 26. July - Wednesday 31. July

24 in stock

Description

Vanilla planifolia (Small)

Quantity: 1 plant

Size: Blooming size pot size: 1″

 

Information about Vanilla planifolia

Vanilla planifolia is a climbing vine that can grow up to 30 feet long. It is native to Mexico and Central America, but it is now grown in many tropical regions around the world. The flowers of the vanilla plant are small and green, and they only bloom for a few hours each day. After the flowers pollinate, they develop into long, thin pods called vanilla beans.

Vanilla beans are harvested when they are still green and unripe. They are then cured for several months, during which time they turn brown and develop their characteristic flavor. Vanilla beans are a valuable spice, and they are used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes. They are also a good source of antioxidants and other beneficial compounds.

Health benefits of Vanilla planifolia

In addition to its culinary uses, vanilla planifolia also has a number of health benefits. Vanilla extract has been shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. It may also help to reduce anxiety and improve sleep quality.

Here are some of the potential health benefits of vanilla planifolia:

  • Antioxidant properties: Vanilla extract contains polyphenolic compounds, which have antioxidant properties. These compounds can help to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
  • Anti-inflammatory properties: Vanilla extract has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties in both in vitro and in vivo studies. These properties may help to reduce inflammation in the body, which is associated with a number of chronic diseases.
  • Antimicrobial properties: Vanilla extract has been shown to have antimicrobial properties against a number of bacteria and fungi. These properties may help to protect the body from infection.
  • Anxiety reduction: Vanilla extract has been shown to have anxiolytic effects in both animal and human studies. These effects may be due to the presence of vanillin, the main flavor compound in vanilla extract.
  • Sleep improvement: Vanilla extract has been shown to improve sleep quality in both animal and human studies. These effects may be due to the relaxing effects of vanillin.

Overall, vanilla planifolia is a versatile spice with a number of potential health benefits.

Additional information

Weight 0.12 kg
Dimensions 11 × 15 × 9 cm