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The miracle of fresh herbs And basil, which I remember seeing growing in a massive pot outside my friends' apartment door in Ho Chi Minh...
using elder flowers for natural treatment of flu and cold

Herbs for Colds and Flus

Here is some helpful hints to help you combat the seasons colds and flus. Rest, lots of fluids and try to eat go without...

Essential oils: What is a website with a list of which ones work best...

Question by Jen: Essential oils: What is a website with a list of which ones work best for what? I looking for a website with...

whats the difference between a swedish massage and aromatherapy massage?

Question by bellhart: whats the difference between a swedish massage and aromatherapy massage? I want to get my mom a massage for mothers day and...
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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...
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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...

Class on growing herbs is nearing

Class on growing herbs is nearing Julie will talk about the most common types of herbs...

Q&A: What kind of vegetables can be grown in small places or better yet pots?

Question by noble8fold: What kind of vegetables can be grown in small places or better...

Plants and Flowers – 2012 Standout Performers: Part 1

The end of summer still boasts a huge "HOORAH!" of colour with our 2012 trial...

How to Grow Fresh Herbs From Seeds or Seedlings – Panzanella Recipe

America's Test Kitchen's Bridget Lancaster shares some great advice on growing herbs from seeds or...

Growing Herbs : Simple Herb Plant Propagation Techniques

Herb plant propagation doesn't have to involve overly complicated and time-consuming techniques. Learn about simple...

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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

Seminar 3-Denis Stewart Diploma of Botanic Medicine/Phytotherapy

Denis Stewart from the Southern Cross Herbal School reminds us that herbal remedies are not to be thought of in precisely the sa... Video...

Useful Plants

Ma Huang,Ephedra_sinica

Ma Huang

Ephedra sinica-Ma Huang Family: Ephedraceae Other names: Ephedra, Ephedra flava, Ephedra ma-huang Habitat: E. Asia - N. China. Deserty areas. Waste and sandy places, plains and mountain slopes at elevations of...

Acacias

Acacia-Acacia arabica There are many genus of this family of plants but they do share many common characteristics and uses. Family: Fabaceae Other Names: Acacia Bark, Babul...
calendula_officinalis,Calendula flower

Calendula

Calendula officinalis-Calendula Family: Compositae or Asteraceae Other Names: Marigold, Marybud, Gold-bloom, Caltha officinalis,Calendula aurantiaca, Calendula eriocarpa, Calendula hydruntina, Caltha officinalis, Habitat : A common garden plant. Low potential for...
Rumex_crispus,Yellow_Dock

Yellow Dock

Rumex crispus-Yellow Dock Family: Polygonaceae Other names: Curled,Curly Dock,  Lapathum crispum (L.) Scop, Rumex elongatus Guss. Habitat: Most of Europe, including Britain, to N. Africa. Growing almost anywhere, it is...

Iceland Moss

Cetraria islandica-Iceland Moss   Family: Parmeliaceae Iceland moss an excellent medicinal herb has been used since ancient times as a cough remedy and has also been used in...