Idiom of the Day
at the outset (of something)
from the first or early stage of something
At the outset of the meeting there were problems between some members of the group.
Benefits of Star Apple
Star apple seeds are used in Venezuela as a diuretic and febrifuge. In Cuba, a decoction of the leaves is used as a cancer remedy, while a decoction of the bark is used as an antitussive (cough suppressant). Other uses of the fruit: as a treatment for diabetes. Calcium (10% of our daily body requirement) needed for strong bones and teeth, and may lessen cramps and abdominal pains associated with premenstrual syndrome. Iron (5% of our daily body requirement) oxygenates the body.