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Sarsaparilla Benefits - Detoxify Your Blood. Sarsaparilla Detoxifies The Body What Is Sarsaparilla?

Sarsaparilla Benefits - Detoxify Your Blood

Sarsaparilla is a plant of the Smilax species. Sarsaparilla is a woody vine that produces small flowers and either red, black, or blue berry like fruit. Sarsaparilla is native to South America and the Caribbean where the Jamaican or Honduran Smilax ornata and Mexican Smilax aristolochiifolia originate. Sarsaparilla fruit was once used to make popular sarsaparilla soft drinks, which has a taste similar to root beer. Evolvulus Alsinoides. Medicinal Plants: Portulaca oleracea Pedda-pavilikura Paruppu-kirai Ghol Koluppa pourpier. Synonyms: Portulaca consanguinea, Portulaca fosbergii, Portulaca hortensis , Portulaca intermedia, Portulaca latifolia, Portulaca marginata, Portulaca neglecta, Portulaca officinarum, Portulaca oleracea, Portulaca olitoria , Portulaca parvifolia, Portulaca pilosa, Portulaca retusa, Portulaca sativa, Portulaca suffruticosa, Portulaca sylvestrisSanskrit: घोटक ghotaka, लोणिका lonika, Kozuppa, Brihat Lonikaa, Lonaa, Loni, Ghoddhika, Ghotikaa, Upodika, Khursaa.

Medicinal Plants: Portulaca oleracea Pedda-pavilikura Paruppu-kirai Ghol Koluppa pourpier

FG Creole: croupier, pourpier. FG Wayapi: akusinami. French: pourpier. Negro: bembe.Surinam Hindu: lonia. Surinam Javan: krokot. Tragia Involucrata (Choriyanam) Ayurveda herbal cancer cure, Cancer treatment through Ayurveda. DARF India. Index.

Magickal & Medicinal Herbs

Herbs-Treat and Taste: WORMWOOD HERB - HEALTH BENEFITS AND USES: HOW TO MAKE WORMWOOD TISANE. Common wormwood is, like rue one of the bitterest herbs and has gone down in literature as a synonym for bitterness or something which is disagreeable in the extreme.


It gets the name Artemesium from the goddess Artemis who was also the Roman goddess Diana. Legend has it that she found the Artemisia herbs and gave them to Chiron the centaur so that he could practise medicine. The Greek word ‘apsinthon’ means without pleasure, which is probably a reference to wormwood’s bitterness. The plant has a tall flowering stem which can grow to 2½ feet tall and has silky white hairs on it and green-yellow flowers in July through to October. 6 Edible Plants You Can Forage for in New York City. Photo via Shutterstock Eating things off the ground is typically frowned upon in New York City, but edible plant expert "Wildman" Steve Brill has made a name for himself doing just that.

6 Edible Plants You Can Forage for in New York City

Known as "America's Go-to Guy for Foraging," Brill is now in his 32nd year of leading tours showing hungry naturalists where they can find flora that is also food in city parks. We recently caught up with Wildman to find out what kinds of tasty, wild morsels are just waiting to be picked right here in our city. Living Farmacy at Rancho Margot. Many of the herbs growing on the ranch are similar to those we might grow in our own home gardens or keep as ornamental plants in the home.

Living Farmacy at Rancho Margot

Some make delicious additions to salads or refreshing teas while others are great for those little kitchen accidents and common physical discomforts. Ajo. Prunus spinosa L. - blackthorn. The Nature of Florida: Dune Plants. Hair Care Herbs. Natural herbal rinses are gentle and nourishing for the scalp.

Hair Care Herbs

Health Benefits of Rose Water and Flower Water. Bring Your Landscape to Life with Native Plants. Bring Your Landscape to Life with Native Plants. Plant Profile: Lemon Bacopa/ Blue Waterhyssop, Bacopa caroliniana. By Jacqueline Maxwell, Joshua West, and Megan Van Fleet This post is one of a series from professor Nisse Goldberg's Botany students at Jacksonville University.Classification Kingdom: PlantaeDivision: MagnoliophytaClass: MagnoliopsidaOrder: PlantaginalesFamily: PlantaginaceaeGenus: BacopaSpecific epithet: caroliniana DescriptionBacopa caroliniana, commonly known as lemon bacopa or blue waterhyssop, thrives in both fresh and brackish water.

Plant Profile: Lemon Bacopa/ Blue Waterhyssop, Bacopa caroliniana

This aquatic herb can be found in both ponds and wetlands throughout the state, where it prospers in shallow water. Lemon bacopa is one of three native Bacopa species in Florida. Salt scrubs as an herbal remedy. Resorts and day spas usually offer many luxuries including soothing massages, aromatherapy baths, and salt scrubs.

Salt scrubs as an herbal remedy

Tired skin is rejuvenated and busy minds are calmed during the process. For just a fraction of the cost, many of the same results can be obtained at home. Herbal scrubs are easy to make and require only a few ingredients. Purchase a pound of natural sea salt, a good cold-pressed vegetable or nut oil, and any favorite essential oil at a natural foods store. Lavender essential oil is always a good choice for any skin preparation. Body Treatments. Purchase 5 Body Treatments and get the 6 one "FREE" We have a custom aromatherapy blending bar to customize each treatment with aroma oils of your choice.

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Aromatherapy Blending Bar Note: To avoid sensitivity, please do not shave on the day of these treatments. Discover the Lost Art of Keying Wild Plants. Erin is the Communications Manager at Mountain Rose Herbs and an apprenticing herbalist at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies, where she botanizes and wildcrafts medicinal plants in the magnificent Oregon Cascades. Sunlight peeks through the misty morning canopy and dapples the open book in my lap with gold.

Discover the Lost Art of Keying Wild Plants

A soft breeze whispers through the forest carrying the fragrance of May blossoms and bird songs. I sit in a wet patch of fluttering Oxalis, a wild yellow violet smiling into my hand lens, and read the couplet aloud… 26a - Leaves finely dotted, flecked, or reticulately mottled with purple, rather firm and coriaceous, persistent and generally pubescent, plant stoloniferous; mostly in moist woods. Viola sempervirens. Mini Herb Fairy Gardens. Make your own Miniature Herb garden!

Sometimes called Fairy gardens, these little garden scenes are so much fun to make and tend to. If you make yours with herbs, you can even use the trimmings in the kitchen! You do not need fancy equipment to put them together, either. Sonoran Plant Profile – Estafiate. Estafiate or Western Mugwort Aretmisia ludoviciana – Estafiate Other names: Western Mugwort, Western Wormwood, Louisiana Sagewort, Prairie Sagewort, Mountain Sage, Simonillo, Itzauhyatl (Nahuatl) Origin: Native throughout the entire western US Energetics: Warm & Dry.

Wormwoods - Herbal Encyclopedia. Botanical and Common Names Cautions They contains thujone, a narcotic poison that can damage the nervous system and cause mental deterioration. The levels vary considerably among the different species, however, and usually very high doses over a period of years are required before any effects are noted. Avoid during pregnancy as it is a uterine stimulant and may cause fetal abnormalities. Avoid during breastfeeding as thujone can be passed to the baby. If using tinctures for liver or digestive complaints, use the hot-water method to reduce the alcohol content. Those with bleeding problems should also avoid the herb as large doses can be toxic. Wormwood. Artemisia absinthium Other Names absinthium, absinthe wormwood, bitter wormwood, common wormwood, green ginger, grand wormwood, old woman Wormwood is an herbaceous, perennial species of Artemisia native to Eurasia and Northern Africa.

It has a hard woody rhizome and multiple straight stems reaching about a meter in length with leaves arranged in a spiral formation along their length. This gives it a rather bushy appearance. Mugwort. Artemisia vulgaris Other names for Mugwort Cronewort, Common wormwood, wild wormwood, Felon herb, St. John's Plant, Chrysanthemum weed, sailor's tobacco, moxa, Artemis Herb, Naughty Man, Old man, Old Uncle Henry, Muggons Mugwort is occasionally confused with Wormwood Artemisia absinthium. Tell the difference by examining the leaves. Mugwort and Wormwood. A decoction of the fresh tops acts famously to correct female irregularities when employed as a bath. Natural Health by Karen. Young Spring Mugwort. Picture by Nick Tacket. Live Naturally with Herbs: Lemon Verbena - (NaturalNews) Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla - previously Lippia citriodora) is a richly scented herb and has a long history as a sacred and medicinal plant. Garlands and wreaths of it were commonplace at festive ceremonies as well as its use in teas and drinks for festive occasions and for bridal posies and festive parades.

Considered to be a calming and gentle medicine, its history is lost in the mists of time. Meet Claire. I grew up in Minnesota, spending my summers and winters up in a little cabin in the boundary waters. The time spent in those incredible forests gave me a deep love of nature and all of the creatures we share the world with. Florida Wildflower Foundation. Corn snakeroot blooms vary in color from a pale whitish-blue to a rich lavender or cornflower blue. Mix Packets - Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative. Bulk Seeds for Species. Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN)

Djk-djklhbsp_vascular_plant_list_-_revised_9-24-2013. Vietnamese Hot Mint Benefits, Reviews, Side Effects and Dosage. Vietnamese hot mint is an herbal plant that is extensively used in Vietnamese cuisine. The leaves of this herb are added in salads to be eaten fresh. It is also used in soups and stews. Botanical Dimensions. RalphstersSpores Select. How to Make Dandelion Flower Essence! Dandelions! 14 Reasons Why Witch Hazel Should Be In Every Home. Natural Living Ideas has put together this very compelling list of reasons why witch hazel should be in every home.

This list includes some fascinating medicinal purposes that will really get you thinking about the powers of witch hazel. From helping to fade bruises to brightening eyes and easing a sore throat, these problems can all be fixed with a bit of witch hazel. Why not head over there now, to check out the entire list of reasons why witch hazel should be on your next shopping list!

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