Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus

Wild Buckwheat – Polygonum convolvulus Wild Buckwheat (Polygonum convolvulus) -annual with slender stems trailing on ground or twining about other plants; heart-shaped leaves with basal lobes and a small papery sheath that encircles stem at the leaf base; small green flowers. -produces up to 1,000 seeds per plant -confused with field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) which has creeping roots and trumpet-shaped…

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Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a member of the family Apiaceae (formerly the Umbelliferae). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but…

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Great Burdock Root Extract

Great Burdock Root Extract Products name: Great Burdock Root Extract Latin name: Arctium lappa L Burdock Root is one of the foremost cleansing herbs, providing nourishing support for the blood, the liver, and the natural defense system. It’s rich in Vitamins B-1, B-6, B-12, and E, plus manganese, copper, iron, zinc, sulfur, and more. You’ll find Burdock Root in many…

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Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome. Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped,…

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Coriander Herb

Coriander Herb Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander Herbs are also known as cilantro, particularly in the Americas. Coriander Herbs is native to southwestern Asia and west to North Africa. These herb seeds is a soft, hairless plant growing to 50 cm 20 in tall. coriander, edit, wikipedia, leaves, uses, from, spice, seeds, this,…

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Bitter Apricot Seed

Bitter Apricot Seed   Source The mature seed of Prunus armeniaca L. var. ansu Maxim. (Fam. Rosaceae). Distribution Mainly in Chinese provinces such as Liaoning, Hebei,and Shandong, and in Inner Mongolia. Mostly naturally grown; also cultivated. Harvest & Processing Collect fruits after maturation in summer; remove sarcocarp and husks; take out seeds; dry under the sun. Commonly used in Hong…

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Common Fenugreek Seed

Common Fenugreek Seed Fenugreek Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a plant in the family Fabaceae. Fenugreek is used both as a herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed, often called methi in Urdu/Hindi/Nepali). The leaves and sprouts are also eaten as vegetables. The plant is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop and is a common ingredient in many curries. Product…

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Coffee Arabica

Coffee Arabica Scientific name: Coffee arabica Common names: Coffee Sanskrit name: Mlech-phala Family: Rubiaceae Plant part used: Seeds Traditional uses: Uses of Coffee as per the Traditional Indian Medicine: Coffee is a palliative in spasmodic asthma, in whooping cough, delirium tremors, and hysterical affections and in the palpitation of the heart; it is highly recommended in cholera infantum; successful in…

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