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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Damiana (Turnera diffusa) is a shrub which herbalists recognize as a powerful aphrodisiac. Damiana was among the most commonly used herbs in the Mayan civilization.
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