Scientific Name: Salix nigra Used by Native Americans to treat fever, headache and coughs. The bark contains salicin, which is converted to salicylic acid within the body.Continue reading "Pussy Willow"
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Scientific name: Taxus x media ‘Greenwave’ Extracts from the bark of the Pacific and common yew are used in treatment for ovarian and breast cancer.Continue reading "Yew, ‘Greenwave’"
Black Berry Lilly
Scientific Name: Belamcanda chinensis A compound present in the rhizome inhibits the growth of prostate cancer cells.Continue reading "Black Berry Lilly"
Scientific Name: Aloe vera Wound healing, burns, laxativeContinue reading "Aloe"