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7 Medicinal Plants Used In Belize

No. Common name Scientific name Use 1 Bejuco Verde Agonandra racemosa (DC.) Standl. Sedative, laxative, gastritis, analgesic 2 Calawalla Phlebodium decumanum (Wild.) J. Smith Ulcers, pain, gastritis, chronic indigestion, high blood pressure, cancer 3 China Root Smilax lanceolata L. Blood tonic, fatigue, anaemia, acid stomach


Natural Remedies For Kidney Stones

Incidences of kidney stones are on the rise. According to a study published by Mayo Clinic Proceedings, March 2018 1, ‘The incidence of both symptomatic and asymptomatic kidney stones has increased dramatically.’ This is in comparison to the numbers over the last three decades. It

Brickellia grandiflora

Herbal Medicine for Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrine disorder that afflicts many people worldwide. It is estimated that by 2030 approximately 5.82% of the world’s population will be affected.1 There are different types of diabetes but the two more well-known are diabetes type 1 and diabetes