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croton eleuteria (cascarilla)

Cascarilla (Croton Eleuteria )

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 tropical areas of America. Description Flower and Fruit: The flowers are small, with white petals […]

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Muicle (Justica spicigera)

Muicle

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 and Nicaragua) and Mexico, and currently grows in Colombia Constituent The muicle contains simple carbohydrates, […]

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Dandelion

Herbal Plants: Keep Traditional Medicine Alive

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 do that. [flipbook pdf=”https://italisvital.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Herbal_Plants_ENG.pdf”] Herbal Plants Keeping Our Traditional Wisdom Alive. Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for […]

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