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Cenizo De Monterrey (Leucophyllum Frutescens) - ital is vital

Cenizo de Monterrey (Ash of Monterrey) Medicinal Plant

Latin Name: Leucophyllum frutescens Family: Scrophulariaceae Common Names: Cenizo de Monterrey, Monterey Pigweed, Barometer Bush, Ash Plant, Cenizo, Texas Ranger, Texas Silver Leaf, Purple Sage Habitat & Description The Ash is a medium-sized shrub with a compact shape, delicate silver to gray-green leaves, and displays

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Opinion: Become Your Own Doctor

Everything we eat become a part of us The world today seems like a far different place to where it was just over two years ago. Things have certainly changed dramatically. If we have learnt nothing from what has unfold since December 2019, it should

Cerasee Bitter melon (Momordica charantia)

Cerasee

Scientific Name: Momordica charantia L. (Momordica balsamina) Other Names: FG Creole: Sorossi; Guyana: Baan-caryla, Carailli, Caryla, Coraila, Wild Caryla; Surinam Creole: Boes-sopropo, Sopropo, Wilde sopropo; Surinam Javan: Pare; Guyana Patamona: Carilla bush. Constituent: Contains anti-leukemic, estrogenic and hypoglycemic substances. Seed contains abortifacient substances, as well

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Handbook of Medicinal Herbs by James A. Duke

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition by James A. Duke with Mary Jo Bogenschutz-Godwin, Judi duCellier, Peggy-Ann K. Duke HAN D B O O K O F Medicinal Herbs• Mary Jo Bogt schutz-Godwin Judi.dnCclliu Feggy—Aoa IN Dulc €R PRHSS H A N D B O

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Lady’s Slippers Plant – It’s Benefits & Many Uses

Lady’s Slipper’s Herb Summary Ladies’ Slipper: Natural order, Orchidaceae. Latin Name: Cypripedium Pubescens. Common Names: Yellow moccasin flower, American Valerian, Umbel, Noah’s Ark, nerve root. Habitat: North America, in rich woods and meadows, flowering in May and June. It grows to a height of twelve

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Seamoss Passion Juice Recipe

This seamoss passion juice recipe is so very tasty; and bananas are added to more sweetness and thickness to the drink. This one you will definitely be making again. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Seamoss gel 2 Passion fruit 2 small ripe Bananas Direction: Cut open passion

Seville Orange – Benefits and Uses

Overview Scientific Name: Citrus aurantium L. Synonyms: Citrus vulgaris (Risso.). Botanical Family: Rutaceae Other Names: Bitter orange, Sour orange, Orange, Neroli, Bigarade Orange, Naranja, Loisel. Habitat: The plant is found in Africa, tropical Asia and is widely cultivated in other regions today. Medicinal Part(s) Used

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List of Plants Collected in Ethnobotanical Survey in Trinidad

Trinidad is an island in the Caribbean known for many things including it’s beautiful flora and fauna. This includes many plants used for their medicinal uses. Below is a list of some of these: Reference(s) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine – An ethnobotanical survey of

Covid-19 vaccine

Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions have been a feature of the vaccine products since inception. However, most people have never thought about the fact that there are negative reactions, including death associated with vaccines, and the covid vaccines are no different. This post will feature adverse reactions and

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Duck Flower – Uses and Benefits

Overview Latin name: Aristolochia trilobata L., Aristolochia spp. Other names: Flor de Pato, Duck Vine, Duck Flower Plant, Dutchman’s pipe, Pelican flower Location: Native to central and eastern North America Plant Description A plant of the birthwort family, duck flower is one of the world’s