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Chic African Culture Blog

Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

Chrysanthemum Inner Grow Flower Petal Tea

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Throughout Africa people use the Chrysanthemum flower to make tea and medicine harvesting the flowers antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. The yellow and white chrysanthemum flower petals are steeped in hot water to make an ancient recipe, Chrysanthemum flower petal tea.  Chrysanthemums also called mums can be found in local grocery stores in the fresh flower section also Chrysanthemums are one of the most popular garden flowers for the home gardener as Chrysanthemums are an easy to grow long lasting cut flower that stays fresh up to 16 days. Steeped Chrysanthemum Inner Grow Flower Petal Tea Easily make Chrysanthemum flower petal tea. Be sure to wash your Chrysanthemum flowers before mixing in with your water. Add ice and shake to help crush the cells of the leaves to release the natural flavors. The body substantially benefits from us drinking at least 8 cups of water per day.  Drinking Chrysanthemum flower petal water before each meal can have an effect on the number of ca

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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