Scientific Name: Derris elliptica The root of Derris contains rotenone, which is a powerful insecticide. It can also be applied topically to abscesses.Continue reading "Derris"
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Dotted Wild Coffee
Scientific Name: Psychotria punctata The genus Psychotria are sources of indole, monoterpene indole, quinoline and isoquinoline alkaloids, flavonoids, coumarins, terpenoids, the psychedelic chemical dimethyltrytamine and cyclic peptides with biological activity (cytotoxicity, analgesics, antivirals, antifungals and modulators.Continue reading "Dotted Wild Coffee"
Scientific Name: Hyslocereus sp. The red fleshed fruit contains antioxidant lycopene, which helps protect against cell damage. Contains many more antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are helpful for the body.Continue reading "Dragon Fruit"
Scientific Name: Moringa oleifera Many parts of the drumstick tree (flowers, seeds, leaves, bark, roots) are used medicinally. It is rich in polyphenols, and has anti-septic properties.Continue reading "Drumstick Tree"
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus globulus Antibacterial, intiinflammatory properties.Continue reading "Eucalyptus"
Scientific Name: Linum usitatissimum Flax seed contains omega-3 essential fatty acids, that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Flax seed contains both the soluble and insoluble types of fiber.Continue reading "Flax"
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus teneticornis Used in production of cineole based eucalyptus oil.Continue reading "Forrest Redgum"
Scientific Name: Alpinia galangal Treats stomach ailments and skin infections.Continue reading "Galangal"
Scientific Name: Centella asiatica Wound healing, used as a tonic herb to promote brain function.Continue reading "Gotu Kola"
Scientific Name: Lawsonia inermis Most commonly used as a dye for hair, skin, or clothing, Henna is also used in Ayurveda and Unani for sore throats and gastrointestinal problems.Continue reading "Henna"