Scientific Name: Psyhotria virdis produces psychedelic chemical dimethyltryptamineContinue reading "Chacruna"
Scientific Name: Agave americana syrup is a low glycemic index sweetener, used to produce tequila and mezcalContinue reading "Century Plant"
Scientific name: Ceratonia Siliqu infantile diarrhea, emulsifierContinue reading "Carob"
Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamommum Cooking spice. Used in Ayuvedic medicine to calm an upset stomachContinue reading "Cardamom"
Scientific Name: Canna sp. Cannas are originally from South America. Their starchy tubers are edible, can be eaten by people and livestock or used to produce noodles or fermented into alcohol. The leaves can be used to make paper and the seeds produce can produce a purple dye.Continue reading "Canna Lilly"
Scientific Name: Senna elata Effective treatment for ringworm and fungal infections of the skin. A poultice is made from the fresh leaves and blended with vegetable oil. The active ingrediant is chrysophanic acid. Also has laxative effects from the anthraquione content.Continue reading "Candelabra Bush"
Scientific name: Cinnamomum camphora analgesic and antispasmoticContinue reading "Camphor Laurel"
Scientific Name: Pimenta racemosa Bay rum is distilled to produce a cologne.Continue reading "Bay Rum Tree"
Scientific Name: Laurus nobilis Astringent and salve.Continue reading "Bay Laurel"
Scientific Name: Banisteriopsis caapi The name Ayahuasca means “vine of the soul” in Quechuan, and the shamans of the indigenous western Amazonian tribes use the plant in religious and healing ceremonies.Continue reading "Ayahuasca"