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Coconut oil is commonly used in South Asian households for oiling hair. Time shared meant storytelling time with women of all ages in the family.
Cardamom is referred to as the queen of spices. Inspired by Moghul portraits, the queen of spices sits on her throne.
Turmeric is used during wedding ceremonies, the thick paste is applied to the bride. Women come together to sing and bless the marriage.
Ginger is commonly used in many South Asian dishes. Family members of all ages come together to cook.
Neem is known as the ‘divine tree’ or a ‘heal all’. A Neem tree creates the outline of a body.
Aloe Vera is commonly farmed in humid areas in south and southeast Asia. Three farmers work in a field of aloe vera.
Cloves are commonly used in many South Asian dishes, like biryani, to add flavour and aroma.
Dates are eaten at the beginning of iftar time during Ramadan to break fasts. Families get together often with large food spreads.
Lemon illustrates a community coming together for snacks and herbal teas like lemon and cardamom.
Henna designs have evolved over time but the practice of creating the plant paste has remained the same.