Summary Scientific Name: Croton eleuteria, Cascarilla officinalis. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Other Names: Cascarilla, Sweetwood, Sweet Bark, Bahama Cascarilla, Eleutheria, Cascarilla Cortex, Cortex Thuris, Aromatic Quinquina, False Quinquina, Sweet Wood Bark, Sweet Bark. Habitat: Indigenous to the West Indies, also grown in… Read More »Cascarilla (Croton Eleuteria )
Plant: Geranium maculatum Ingredients: 1 ounce Geranium root (cut or powdered) 1 pint boiling Water Instructions: 1. Put the 1 ounce Geranium root into a jug or earthenware jar. 2. Pour on the boiling water. 3. Stir well and let… Read More »Infusion of Geranium (Cranesbill) – Diarrhoea, Hemorrhage Etc.
Scientific name: Justicia spicigera Family: Acanthaceae Other names: Limalin, Mohuite, Muitle, Mucle, Indigo stone, Indigo grass, Purple grass, Mahuitle, Mayotli, Micle, Mohuite, Dye stick and Trumpet, among others Habitat: Native to Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras… Read More »Muicle
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… Read More »Some Medicinal Plants Use in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disease
It is important that we not only learn about herbal plants but pass on the knowledge to those around us – including our children, and others we come in contact with. Below is some information that might help you to… Read More »Herbal Plants: Keep Traditional Medicine Alive