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Complementary Medicine. Well Health Supplements. Sustenance. Morphologic Spice Index. Spice of life. Eryngium foetidum. "Culantro" redirects here.

Eryngium foetidum

It is not to be confused with coriander, also known as "cilantro". Eryngium foetidum is a tropical perennial and annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Its scientific Latin name literally translates as "foul-smelling thistle". Common names include culantro (/kuːˈlɑːntroʊ/ or /kuːˈlæntroʊ/), Mexican coriander and long coriander. Brahmi Plant Care & Growing Information. Try to plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun and remember to water often.

Brahmi Plant Care & Growing Information

Brahmi is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. See our list of companion Plants for Brahmi to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth. Grows from nodes on the spreading vines. 3499350661Information%20about%20Organic%20Cultivation%20of%20Tulsi%20and%20Brahmi.pdf. Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden. Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers.

Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden

In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. Acquiring books on herbal medicines for a disaster scenario would be a great knowledge source to add to any preparedness library.

In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. D, the author advises how important natural medicine is. 1. “Cayenne pepper is a powerful stimulant, producing a sense of heat in the stomach, and a general glow ove r the body without a narcotic effect. This pepper can assist as a digestion aid. 2. 3. Welcome to Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages. On these pages, I present solid information on (currently) 117 different spice plants.

Welcome to Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages

Emphasis is on their usage in ethnic cuisines, particularly in Asia; furthermore, I discuss their history, chemical constituents, and the etymology of their names. Last but not least, there are numerous photos featuring the live plants or the dried spices. To navigate through my site, use the search engine, browse the indices or go to the list of all spices. I am on an extended journey that leads me through the Indian subcontinent. Botanical Spice Index.

This index allows to locate spices according to their botanical association.

Botanical Spice Index

Systematic botany provides a hierarchical systems, where the different levels are named taxa; the highest taxon in this index is called division, which is a very large one as all spice plants belong to the same division seed plants (other divisions are, for example, Fungi, Mosses and Ferns). This is followed by class, order and family down to the species level. There are additional taxa, only those of which have been included that apply throughout (this means, there are no superorders nor subfamilies). There are competing classification schemes; the one I am following here is given in the text book by Frohne and Jensen which is based both on botanical and chemical features of the plants. Some minor spice plants which have no full spice article yet are also included, and their names link to very short descriptions in the geographical index.

Quick access to the subclasses: Angelica archangelica. During its first year it only grows leaves, but during its second year its fluted stem can reach a height of two meters (or six feet).

Angelica archangelica

Its leaves are composed of numerous small leaflets, divided into three principal groups, each of which is again subdivided into three lesser groups. The edges of the leaflets are finely toothed or serrated. The flowers, which blossom in July, are small and numerous, yellowish or greenish in colour, are grouped into large, globular umbels, which bear pale yellow, oblong fruits. Institut de Botanique - Herbiers Universitaires de Clermont-Ferrand. Institut de Botanique - Herbiers Universitaires de Clermont-Ferrand. Courting Ms. Violet. It is a Wednesday afternoon in late April.

Courting Ms. Violet

The day is overcast and cold for the middle of Spring. Roselle (plant) The roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus native to the Old World tropics, used for the production of bast fibre and as an infusion.

Roselle (plant)

It is an annual or perennial herb or woody-based subshrub, growing to 2–2.5 m (7–8 ft) tall. The leaves are deeply three- to five-lobed, 8–15 cm (3–6 in) long, arranged alternately on the stems. The roselle is known as the rosella or rosella fruit in Australia. The plant is considered to have antihypertensive properties. In some places, the plant is primarily cultivated for the production of bast fibre from the stem of the plant. The red calyces of the plant are increasingly exported to America and Europe, where they are used as food colourings. Horizon Herbs-Organic growers of medicinal herb seeds, medicinal herb plants, organic vegetable seeds and organic garden seeds. Empowering Gardeners to Grow Roots of Sustainability Thank you for your interest in open pollinated vegetables, culinary herbs and medicinal herbs.

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We are here to serve you and to nurture nature. Herbs To Herbs. Bulk organic herbs, spices & essential oils from Mountain Rose Herbs. New Catalog Our latest catalog for Spring/Summer 2014 is here!

Bulk organic herbs, spices & essential oils from Mountain Rose Herbs

Enjoy over 20 brand new herbal recipes from our kitchen, fun how-tos, exciting new products, gorgeous color photos, farm stories, and plenty of herbal inspirations to explore. We have all of the essentials you'll need as the sun brings new growth our way. Request a free copy! Organic Tea Blends Our delicious herbal tea blends are made by hand in small batches each day. Herb Day Celebration. Herb News. Welcome! For over 25 years, the Herb Research Foundation has been helping to educate the world about herbs. We offer solid science and informed opinion, for free. Please use the donate button to support our work, or better yet, JOIN us. Self-care is the key to better health, and self-education is key to self-care. Herbs at a Glance [NCCAM Health Information] Medicinal Herbs Guide - Natural Herbs Guide - Healing Herbs Guide. Purple Sage Medicinal Herbs.

Welcome to Purple Sage Medicinal Herbs. This website is maintained by a Medical Herbalist as an information resource for those interested in medicinal herbs and their applications, including students of complementary and alternative medicine, botanists, gardeners, cooks, and anyone wanting to learn more about traditional herbal medicine. If you are intending to use herbal medicines yourself you should first read the safety statement. Site Contents Herb Profiles: An expanding database of monographs on individual herbs and their medicinal uses. Herbal Information, Organic Herbs, Gardening Supplies. PLANTS Profile for Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower. Flax. Flax (also known as common flax or linseed), with the binomial name: Linum usitatissimum, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.

It is a food and fibre crop that is grown in cooler regions of the world. Linum usitatissimum is native to the region extending from the eastern Mediterranean, through Western Asia and the Middle East, to India. Description[edit] Capsules Flowers. Tending Produce. Food Specifics. Healing Herbal. Ethnobotany. MEDICINE QUEST.