Tea

Tea [media id=6 width=500 height=400] Tea Folium Camelliae (England) Tea Alias – Tea. Source – the camellia plants of tea Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze of young leaves or buds. Plant Morphology – evergreen shrubs or small trees, high-1 ~ 6m. Twig and leaves are photogenic powder hair. Leaves alternate, thin-coriaceous, oval-shaped lanceolate to oval-shaped, long 4 ~ 10cm, width 2…

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Green Tea

Green Tea [media id=3 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about green tea—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. All types of tea (green, black, and oolong) are produced from the Camellia sinensis plant using different methods. Fresh leaves from the Camellia sinensis plant are steamed to produce green tea. Common Names—green tea,…

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Lavender

Lavender [media id=1 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb lavender—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Lavender is native to the Mediterranean region. It was used in ancient Egypt as part of the process for mummifying bodies. Lavender’s use as a bath additive originated in Persia, Greece, and Rome. The…

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Monarda

Monarda Monarda (bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, or bergamot) is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of erect, herbaceous annual or perennial plants in the Lamiaceae, indigenous to North America. Ranging in height from 1 to 3 feet (0.2 to 0.9 m), the plants have an equal spread, with slender and long-tapering (lanceolate) leaves; the leaves are opposite on…

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Garden Angelica

Garden Angelica Garden Angelica (Angelica archangelica; syn. Archangelica officinalis Hoffm., Archangelica officinalis var. himalaica C.B.Clarke) is a biennial plant from the umbelliferous family Apiaceae. Alternative English names are Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, and Norwegian angelica During its first year it only grows leaves, but during its second year its fluted stem can reach a height of two meters (or six…

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Bilberry

Bilberry [media id=4 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about bilberry—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Bilberry is a relative of the blueberry, and its fruit is commonly used to make pies and jams. It has been used for nearly 1,000 years in traditional European medicine. Bilberry grows in North America, Europe,…

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Lavender Hyssop

Lavender Hyssop [media id=16 width=500 height=400] Lavender Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) This beautiful, fragrant flower makes a wonderful addition to herb gardens, perennial borders, and wildflower areas. Place a pot of Agastache on porches and patios where its fragrance can be fully appreciated. Flowers are lavender to purple and completely edible. Agastache needs a fertile, well-drained soil, and although it will…

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Cumin

Cumin Cumin (Cuminum cyminum, pronounced /ˈkjuːmɪn/ or UK: /ˈkʌmɪn/, US: /ˈkuːmɪn/, and sometimes spelled cummin) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to East India. Scientific Name: Cuminum cyminum Biological Background: A seasoning that is the principal ingredient of curry powder, a blend of powdered Indian spices. Cumin is a member of the parsley family…

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Asian Ginseng

Asian Ginseng [media id=2 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb Asian ginseng—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Asian ginseng is native to China and Korea and has been used in various systems of medicine for many centuries. Asian ginseng is one of several types of true ginseng (another is…

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Let’s recognize culinary herbs and usability

Let’s recognize culinary herbs and usability The uniqueness of taste and smell make it often used in cooking various nations. He also has various properties in perubatan and beauty, and used as a durable material also semulajadi and kraftangan materials. That is the privilege of spices and herbs hundred. In fact, our country (especially Malacca) has become the center of…

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Vitis Vinifera

Vitis Vinifera [media id=13 width=500 height=400] Local name: Wine Scientific name: Vitis Vinifera Other Names: Grape Family: viticeae Location found: Origin: Regions Medditerranean description: Wine is a kind of creeping plants and have woody stems. Belong to the family Vitaceae wine has approximately 8000 varieti planted throughout the world. Grapes grow in clusters that may contain sahingga 300 pieces in…

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