Our sacred land produces some of the most exotic and healing foods on the planet. every tree AND plant on our land has been mindfully planted to contribute to healing the soul and creating oneness in the body. we take these gifts mother earth has given to us, and we share them with you. below you will find just a snapshot of the magic that we GROW ON PROPERTY at kmec.
HEALING TREES & PLANTS
Hawaii is the biggest producer of noni. The immense antioxidant potential of noni exerts antipsychotic, antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Other health benefits of noni include: Cancer Prevention, Promotes Healthy Liver Function, Assists Cardiovascular Health, Relaxes Muscles, Relieves Memory Problems, Gout and Diabetes.
Oregano is an important herb that has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years. It is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial with health benefits including: Treating Colds, Muscle Pain, Acne, Dandruff, Bronchitis, Headaches, Heart Conditions, Allergies, Intestinal Parasites, Earache, Fatigue, Menstrual Cramps, and Repelling Insects.
Known to be a sacred plant, the neem tree is packed with myriad medicinal benefits. This is the reason why every part of this plant, namely leaves, flowers and twig, is used in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines. Some of its benefits include: Assists Weight Loss, Maintains Blood Sugar Levels, Aids in Cancer Treatment, and Relieves Fungal Infection.
Lemongrass is high in antioxidants and aids in detoxification. Its health benefits include: Relieves Stomach Disorders, Insomnia, Respiratory Issues, Fever, Aches, Infections, Rheumatism, and Edema; Assists in Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels; Promotes Cellular Health, Nervous System, Healthy Skin and Immune System; Treating Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer.
Coconuts are one of the most perfect foods on the planet. Its composition of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) makes it a natural antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic food. Some of its benefits include: Helps Prevent Obesity, Improves Heart Health, High in Dietary Fiber, Has a Low Glycemic Index, Reduces Sweet Cravings and Provides a Quick Energy Boost
The Ancient Greeks knew fennel by the name "marathon.” Fennel was revered by the Greeks and the Romans for its medicinal and culinary properties. The health benefits of fennel include: Relieves Anemia, Indigestion, Flatulence, Constipation, Colic, Diarrhea, Respiratory Disorders, Menstrual Issues, and Heart Disease while increasing brain function.
CITRUS & OTHER FRUITS
HAWAIIAN STAPLES ON PROPERTY
In ancient Hawaii, taro played a much larger role beyond being a dietary staple. At the economic, political and spiritual center of Hawaiian agricultural society, the taro plant and its history grew with the people. The health benefits of taro include: Improves Digestion, Lowers Blood Sugar Levels, Prevents Lung and Oral Cancers, Promotes Skin Health, Boosts Vision Health, Increases Circulation, Decreases Blood Pressure, Assists Immune System, Prevents Heart Disease, and Supports Muscle and Nerve Health.
Sweet potatoes are an important part of Hawaiian culture. Uala, the Hawaiian name for sweet potato, was second only to taro in importance as a vegetable food staple for Hawaiians. Its health benefits are abundant as it is high in vitamin A, vitamin C and manganese. They are also a good source of copper, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, potassium and iron. Sweet potatoes are known to improve blood sugar regulation and some studies have discovered significant antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Macadamia nuts are considered the world’s finest nuts. They are a small buttery flavored nut cultivated from macadamia nut trees that are grown in tropical climates like Hawaii. Macadamias are a rich source of vitamin A, iron, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and folates. They also contain moderate amounts of zinc, copper, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. It is also a good source of carbohydrates like sucrose, fructose, glucose, maltose and some starch based carbohydrates.