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. Treatments: This section deals with a selection of common ailments and possible herbal treatments. Shop: Buy dried herbs, herbal capsules, lotions & potions, books, gifts and much more. Books and Equipment shop: In association with Amazon, all the herbal books and equipment you'll need, all in one place. Recipes: Seasonal recipes and simple crafts using herbs and spices. Back to top Which herb books are being recommended by Amazon this week? Who am I?
Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. 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. 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. 4. 5. 6. 7. A tea made of common sage can help lift depression. 8. St. 9.
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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. We are here to serve you and to nurture nature. Please use the navigation at the left (click) to access the full range of our seeds, plants, books, and other cool stuff. Our greatest joy is to provide you with GOOD LIVE SEEDS. We believe that the best way to support good health of friends and family is to get everybody out into the garden to do some work in the sunshine, then feed them up on fresh salads and vegetables that are the results of their own good labors. Naturopathic doctors tell us that the best way to avoid cancer is to eat organic, freshly grown green leafy vegetables. We believe that by planting diversity we can really help the earth to heal. We put detailed growing instructions specific to the plant on each and every packet of seeds. Granted, there are variables involved in gardening, and things don't always go as planned.
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. 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. The red calyces of the plant are increasingly exported to America and Europe, where they are used as food colourings. In East Africa, the calyx infusion, called "Sudan tea", is taken to relieve coughs. The heated leaves are applied to cracks in the feet and on boils and ulcers to speed maturation. In Andhra cuisine, Hibiscus cannabinus, called Gongura, is extensively used. In Burmese cuisine, called chin baung ywet (lit. sour leaf), the roselle is widely used and considered an affordable vegetable for the population.
Courting Ms. Violet | thesensualshaman It is a Wednesday afternoon in late April. The day is overcast and cold for the middle of Spring. I wear my winter coat and sling my foraging bag over my shoulder. I am off to Central Park and pray to the water elementals to hold off until I am finished harvesting. I am on a mission. This season, a new plant ally has risen up to be greeted and I am becoming more familiar with her delightful acquaintance. Violet called to me across the park and told me exactly where to gather her. While many violets were growing along the Central Park pathways, she was very specific with me about which ones wanted to be harvested. On singing and picking, I was transported to when I was a little girl picking wild violets in my grandmother’s backyard. During a self-pleasuring meditation ritual after I had harvested my first batch of violets this summer, my clitoris actually appeared to me as a violet. As I harvested in the park today, Ms. If you find yourself in a field of violets stop and sit with her.
Institut de Botanique - Herbiers Universitaires de Clermont-Ferrand CLF : Un herbier mondial, 3ème collection universitaire nationale. Un centre de recherche et d'expertise pour la connaissance de la diversité végétale en moyenne montagne. Institut de Botanique - Herbiers Universitaires de Clermont-Ferrand (IBHUC) 3 boulevard Lafayette 63000 CLERMONT-FERRAND FRANCE Tel./Fax.: 04.73.40.62.36 firstname.lastname@example.org 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). 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. Angelica only grows in damp soil, preferably near rivers or deposits of water. Angelica archangelica grows wild in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, mostly in the northern parts of the countries. Usage/history Angelica archangelica Angelica (A. archangelica) essential oil in clear glass vial The plant is used as a digestive aid.[dead link][medical citation needed] Chemistry A. archangelica contains a variety of chemicals. Notes
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 Capsules Flowers Flax, Linum usitatissimum, is an upright annual plant growing to 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) tall, with slender stems. In addition to referring to the plant itself, the word "flax" may refer to the unspun fibers of the flax plant. History Flax is amongst the oldest fiber crops in the world. Spun, dyed, and knotted wild flax fibers found in a cave in Dzudzuana from prehistoric Georgia, in the present day Republic of Georgia, have been dated to 30,000 years ago (30,000 BP). The use of flax fiber in the manufacturing of cloth in northern Europe dates back to Neolithic times. Uses Flax seeds
Botanical Spice Index This index allows to locate spices according to their botanical association. 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:
Welcome to Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages On these pages, I present solid information on (currently) 117 different spice plants. 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. List of all spices: Use FreeFind to search within these pages (Help) This site uses Google Analytics, a tool that helps me analyzing visitor navigation and thus yields useful information for further improvement of my site.
Brahmi Plant Care & Growing Information | Folia Try to plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun and remember to water often. 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. spreads vigourously once established and well watered. Brahmi is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside. These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Brahmi plants: The genus name Bacopa is from an Indian aboriginal name in French Guiana, referred to by Jean Baptiste Christophore Fuséé Aublet in his 1775 Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Francoise1. Herb of Grace, Waterhyssop, Water Hyssop, Thyme-leafed Gratiola, Indian Pennywort Bacopa monnieri (L.) Misspellings: Bacopa monnieri (L.)
Eryngium foetidum "Culantro" redirects here. 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 Commonly known as culantro in English-speaking Caribbean countries, Eryngium foetidum is also referred to as shado beni (from French chardon béni, meaning "blessed thistle," not to be confused with the similarly named Cnicus benedictus or bandhaniya (Hindi: बन्धनिय, meaning "shrub cilantro"). In Southeast Asian cooking, the Vietnamese name ngò gai, the Cambodian (Khmer) name ji ana (ជីររណារ) (other names are ជីរបារាំង ji barang, ជីរយួន ji yuon, ជីរបន្លា ji banla, ជីរសង្កើច ji sankoech), or (less often) the Thai name phak chi farang (Thai: ผักชีฝรั่ง, meaning "Farang's coriander") are sometimes used. In Surinam, it is known as sneki wiwiri, meaning snake weed, and is used for preparing homeopathic medicine, but not eaten.