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Petiveria alliaceae - ital is vital

Plants Used for Different Ailments Based on the ‘Doctrine of Signatures’ (Southwestern Nigeria)

Researchers: Aworinde David Olaniran, Erinoso Sakiru Morenikeji, Ogundele Alimi Adeyemi, Teniola Olasimbo Anuoluwapo and Ojo Samuel Omoniyi Institutions: Department of Biological Sciences, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Nigeria; Department of Biology, Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Nigeria.Received 2 March, 2018; Accepted 20 April, 2018 Abstract:The knowledge and application of the notion […]

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Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Mental and Neurological Disorders in Ghana

Medicinal Plants Used in the Treatment of Mental and Neurological Disorders in Ghana

Mental health conditions and neurological disorders are conditions that affect thoughts, emotions, behaviours, and relationships. These include disorders that cause a high burden of dis-ease such as depression, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, dementia, substance use disorders, and a number of other dis-eases. These conditions can be experienced in isolation; however, they often occur […]

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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 of prolific purple flowers from summer to fall. It is […]

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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 at least be that we can’t hand over our health […]

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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 as the glucosidic steroid charantine which has an insulin-like hypoglycemic […]

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cranesbill

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 O K O F Medicinal H A N D B […]

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Seamoss

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 fruit and empty the contents in a blender and add […]

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