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Historia Plantarum – An Important Book of Natural History

By |2020-04-26T15:09:59+03:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Theophrastus's Enquiry into Plants or Historia Plantarum (Greek: Peri phyton historia) was, along with his mentor Aristotle's History of Animals, Pliny the Elder's Natural History and Dioscorides's De materia medica, one of the most important books of natural history written in ancient times, and like [...]

Hawthorn Tree – Folkore and Traditional Uses

By |2018-12-01T15:15:17+03:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawthorn is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the family Rosaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia, and North America. The name "hawthorn" was originally applied to the species native to northern Europe, especially the common hawthorn C. monogyna, [...]

Echinacea: A Flower for Preventing and Treating the Common Cold

By |2018-11-07T00:23:14+03:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Echinacea is a popular herbal supplement. It’s used as a natural remedy for preventing and treating the common cold… but does it work? This article reviews the known benefits of echinacea. What Is? Echinacea, also called purple coneflower, is a flowering plant from the Asteraceae [...]

An Overview of Spearmint (Mentha Viridis)

By |2018-09-10T13:36:15+03:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Spearmint (binomial Mentha spicata, synonym Mentha Viridis), also known as garden mint, common mint, lamb mint, and mackerel mint. Is a species of mint native to much of Europe and Asia (Middle East, Himalayas, China etc.), and naturalized in parts of northern and western Africa, [...]

Important Feng Shui Plants and Trees

By |2018-07-25T00:29:02+03:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Feng shui is a tradition that really likes drawing parallels with nature. It talks about the integration of human life with nature so as to achieve maximum positive chi. One of the best ways through which a person can achieve the maximum benefit and unity [...]

10 Powerful Medicinal Flowers

By |2018-07-17T08:57:15+03:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that flowers can be used to cure various ailments? Well, medicinal flowers can cure anything of rashes, to “funny tummy” or even to calm anxiety. Flowers are a completely natural medicine, meaning that you don’t have to worry about any nasty side [...]

Calendula Officinalis Benefits

By |2018-07-11T02:04:13+03:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Calendula officinalis, or pot marigold, bears bright yellow flowers that resemble daisies and make it an ornamental favorite, but it's also edible and has medicinal value. Active ingredients in its flower petals have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial abilities that help heal cuts and burns. If you [...]

Passiflora Incarnata Can Help Us Relieve Anxiety and Sleep Disorders

By |2018-02-25T13:06:55+03:00February 24th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Passionflower, also known as Passiflora incarnata, maypop, apricot vine, water lemon or wild passion vine is a fast-growing perennial, which gardeners love growing. Its large flowers have 5 long stamens and 5 white petals, magenta to blue. According to tradition, it is called passion vine [...]

7 Common Healing Plants You Can Find In Your Back Garden

By |2018-01-19T00:59:46+03:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

So many of us oppose GMOs, Big Pharma, pesticides being sprayed on our food, the poisoning of our air, water, soil, and earth. We can’t stand the system, but we know we’d be screwed without it if we got sick. This is why discovering the [...]