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Scientific name: Azadirachta indica Other names: Margosa tree, Indian lilac, Nimtree Family: Meliaceae Habitat: Neem is said to be native to the Indian subcontinent, specifically India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. It is also cultivated in many tropical and… Read More »Neem


Guaco (Mikania spp.) – Benefits and Uses

Scientific name: Mikania spp. Species: cordifolia, glomerata, guaco, laevigata Other names: Guaco, Huaco, Guao, Vejuco, Bejuco, Gwaco Bush Family: Asteraceae Genus: Mikania Activities Anti-septic, anti-bacterial, tonic, depurative, hemostat, fungicide, cholagogue, febrifuge, laxative, aperative Constituents Guaco’s constituents include coumarin, lupeol acetate… Read More »Guaco (Mikania spp.) – Benefits and Uses