Condurango Scientific Name: Marsdenia cundurango, Rchb. Other Names: Eagle Vine, Condurangu, Condor vine, Gonolobus Condurango, Kondurango, Mata peroo Family: Asclepiadaceae Not to be Confused With: Asclepias umbellata or Elcomarrhiza amylacea Habitat: Native of the Andes Mountains in South America and especially in Ecuador and Peru.
Latin Name: Commiphora gileadensis. Other Names: Balsam, Judaean Balsam, Balm of Mecca Families: Commiphora Habitat: India, W. Pakistan, Arabia, Tropical and Southern Africa. Parts Used: Leaf bud, resin Uses The gum resin obtained from the stem is astringent, demulcent, diaphoretic, stomachic and vulnerary. It is
BALM OF GILEAD (Poplar) Scientific Name: Populus Balsamifera, Populus spp. Other names: Balsam Poplar, Poplar buds, Populus gileadensis. French: Baumier. German: Mekkabalsambaum; Spanish: Bilsamo; Italian: Balsamo della Mecca; Indian: Gungal. Leaf buds. Habitat: Canada and North America Flowering and Fruiting: Balsam poplar generally reaches flowering
A nervine is a plant remedy that has a beneficial effect upon the nervous system. Nervine Tonic Ingredients 2 oz Blue Vervain Herb (Verbena hastata) (cut) 2 oz Damiana Leaves (Turnera diffusa) (cut) 2 oz Scullcap Herb (Scutellaria) (cut) 2 quarts Distilled Water Preparation 1.
Natural Herbal Remedies for Candida Candida, (Candida albicans) is a fungal infection. Candida species can infect the mouth, skin and mucus membranes. Symptoms: Vulva itching, soreness, white discharge of watery to cheesy consistency. Urination painful, recurring cystitis, irritability, premenstrual and menstrual problems, anxiety, heartburn, and
Lily of the Valley Scientific Name: Convallaria majalis L. Other Names: May Lily, May Bells, Convallaria, Our Lady’s Tears, Convall-Lily, Lily Constancy, Jacob’s Ladder, Ladder-to-Heaven, Muguet What it is called in other languages: German: Lilienkonvallen. French: Muguet. Spanish: Lirio de Los Valles. Italian: Mughetto. Habitat:
Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) Menorrhagia is menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding.  It could be as a result of uterine fibroids, hormonal imbalance, uterine cancer, ovary dysfunction, intrauterine device (IUD), medication or a number of other conditions that resulted in deficiency and
Decoction of Lily of the Valley Root Ingredients: 2 ozs. Lily of the Valley Root (cut) 1 quart distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the root into the water and let stand for 6 hours. 2. Boil slowly for 1 hour, while closely covered. 3. Strain,
Medicinal Plants of Southern Ecuador The below table outlines traditional use of medicinal plants in Loja province, Southern Ecuador. Two hundred fifteen plant species were collected, identified and their vernacular names and traditional uses recorded. The information was accumulated from local healers, market vendors and
Synopsis of medicinal plants species for popular use in treatment of gastrointestinal disease in Chiapas, México. Abbreviations: (L) Leaf, (St) Stem, (Se) seed, (B) Bark, (F) flower, (Fr) Fruit, (R) Root. (*) Activity reports only for the generous. Dialect names . Please scroll to the
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
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