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devil's Claw, Harpagophytum_procumbens

Devil’s Claw

Harpagophytum procumbens-Devil's Claw  Family: Pedaliaceae Other names: Devil's Claw Root, Garra del Diablo, Grapple Plant, Griffe du Diable, Harpagophyti Radix, Harpagophytum, Harpagophytum procumbens, Harpagophytum zeyheri, Racine...

Yohimbe

Pausinystalia yohimbe-Yohimbe   Family: Rubiaceae Other names: Corynanthe yohimbe, Yoruba (idagbon), johimbe, Cortex yohimbe, Habitat: Native to South Africa and found primarily in Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, the Congo, and Zaire. Yohimbe is an MAO inhibitor,...

What is aromatherapy and how does it work?

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Is it ok to mix several essential oils together in the sauna?

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uses for woad plant

Woad

Isatis tinctoria-Woad Family: Cruciferae or Brassicaceae Other names:  Greenweed, Greenwood, Woad or Wood-waxen, formerly Wede-wixen or Woud-wix, Base-broom, Genet des Teinturiers, Farberginster, Dyers' Broom, Habitat: C. and S. Europe. Naturalized in...
useful weeds

Weeds: In Defense of Nature’s Most Unloved Plants

Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants  by James A. Duke Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants by Richard Mabey. London, England: Ecco Books; 2010....
Plant Lipids and Essential Oils as Antimicrobial Agents

Lipids and Essential Oils as Antimicrobial Agents

Lipids and Essential Oils as Antimicrobial Agents by Halldor Thormar (ed.). West Sussex, UK: Wiley; 2011. Hardcover; 315 pages. ISBN: 9780470741788. $145.00. Oils are important for life. They...

List of Herbs & their Magickal Properties

Herbs & their Magickal Properties Throughout the ages certain attributes have been associated with plants. Their role in supporting the body,s own systems is well...

Growing Herbs : Hydroponic Herb Growing

Hydroponic herb growing involves using mineral nutrient solutions in water. Learn about hydroponic vegetable and...

Gardening: Spring into herb growing season

Gardening: Spring into herb growing season With spring just around the corner and growing conditions improving...

Growing Herbs – How to Read a Seed Packet

Growing herbs from seed? Learn how to correctly read a seed packet and find out...

can i add coffee grounds to my vegetable garden?

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Q&A: Looking for GARDENING HELP! I started seeds for vegetable and herb plants indoor this year.?

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Ayurvedic

Chinese Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Watch the Full Interview Here: https://www.naturalpartners.tv/ShowListings/ChineseHerbalMedicine/tabid/788/Default.aspx Dr. Dan Wen, from Honso USA, discusses... Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Useful Plants

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum-Boneset Family: Compositae Other Names : Feverwort, Thoroughwort, Cunigunda perfoliata, Eupatorium chapmanii, Eupatorium connatum, Eupatorium salviifolium, Eupatorium, Agueweed, Crosswort, Eupatorium, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant, Teasel,...
sundew,Drosera_rotundifolia

Sundew

Drosera rotundifolia-Sundew Family: Droseraceae Habitat: Grows throughout Europe on wet heaths, moors and sphagnum bogs, especially in Wales. Wet and moist places in poor peaty soils, occasionally...
lime_flowers_tilia_europea

Lime flowers

Tilia europea-Lime flowers Family: Tiliaceae Other names: Lime Blossoms, Linden flowers, Tilia, linden, Common Lime,T. x. europaea, L. T. intermedia, T. officinarum, Flores Tiliae, Tilleul, Tilia platyphylla, Tilia intermedia Habitat:...
cayenne,capiscum-minimum

Cayenne

Capsicum minimum-Cayenne Family: Solanaceae Names: Capsicum, Chili or Chili Pepper, Hot Pepper, Tabasco Pepper, Capsicum frutescens, C. baccatum Although no reports have been seen for this species: Cayenne, many plants...
fumitory

Fumitory

Fumaria officinalis- Fumitory Family: Fumariaceae Other Names: Earthsmoke,Common Fumitory,Purple Ramping Fumitory. Fumitory has been highly valued medicinal herb since at least Roman times for its tonic and...