Fir
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Fir

Fir (Abies) is a genus of 45 - 55 species of evergreen coniferous trees from the pine family. Firs thrive in humid, deep, nutrient and humus rich soil.

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Herbs

All about herbs, what they are useful for and when to use them. Check out our articles on herb and their healing powers. Herbal Information Portal. The use of culinary herbs will enhance the flavor of all of your culinary ideas.
Herbs - Garland ThornHerbs

Garland Thorn

03.02.2016

Garland Thorn (Paliurus spina-christi), also known as Jerusalem thorn, Christ's thorn, or crown of thorns, is a perennial thorny bush from the Rhamnaceae family. Garland Thorn blooms from June to September.

Herbs - IronwortHerbs

Ironwort

04.12.2015

Ironwort (Sideritis) is a beautiful perennial herbaceous plant, also known by the names mountain tea and shepherd's tea. Ironwort has antitussive, anti-inflammatory effects and the ability to relieve inflamed mucous membranes.

Herbs - FigwortHerbs

Figwort

01.12.2015

Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa), also known as woodland figwort and common figwort, is a perennial herbaceous and weed plant, which blooms during all of summer. In the past, figwort was used to treat festering wounds, abscesses, scrofula.

Herbs - ProsopisHerbs

Prosopis

24.11.2015

Prosopis is a genus of trees and shrubs from the Fabaceae family. In the desert regions of North America, the pods and seeds of prosopis have long been used as a source of food for locals.

Herbs - Blessed ThistleHerbs

Blessed Thistle

17.11.2015

Blessed thistle has a centuries' long history of cultivation for medical purposes. Blessed thistle blooms from July to August. The herb is collected from June to July; the stalks and basal leaves are used.

Herbs - RoselleHerbs

Roselle

10.11.2015

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus native to West Africa. The plant gained popularity all because of the warm beverage of the same name - roselle. Roselle has been made since the time of the pharaohs and Egyptian priests.

Herbs - Common CentauryHerbs

Common Centaury

06.11.2015

Common centaury (Centaurium erythraea) is a biennial herbaceous plant from the Gentianaceae family of flowering plants. The above ground part of common centaury is used for medicinal purposes.

Herbs - CocaHerbs

Coca

04.11.2015

Coca is a shrub from the Erythroxylaceae family, growing up to 10 ft tall. Tea from coca is widely used for its excellent effects on digestion, circulation, against fatigue, irritation and stress, with a slight but noticeable mood enhancing influence.

Herbs - SolanumHerbs

Solanum

30.10.2015

Solanum is a genus of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, shrubs, subshrubs and small trees. The Solanum genus encompasses over 1700 species. Among these are our well-known potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and tobacco.