Scientific Name: Rauvolfia serpentina Reserpine is an alkaloid first isolated from R. serpentina and was widely used as an antihypertensive drug.Continue reading "Indian Snakeroot"
Scientific Name: Plectranthus aboinicus Used Ayurveda medicine for skin ulcerations, skin allergy, wounds, with emphasis on the leaves being used as a hepatoprotective, to promote liver health.Continue reading "Cuban Oregano"
Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamommum Cooking spice. Used in Ayuvedic medicine to calm an upset stomachContinue reading "Cardamom"
Scientific Name: Bixa orellana Source of annatto, a natural orange-red pigment. believed to be theraputic in ayurveda, used by native Central and South American tribes as a hair and body paint, a spice, and a commercial pre-industrial pigment.Continue reading "Achiote"