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GARDEN BURNET. SCARY NAME OF A USEFUL PLANT.

GARDEN BURNET. SCARY NAME OF A USEFUL PLANT. />
Garden Burnet is a perennial herbaceous plant that can reach 20-100 cm in height. The rhizome of the plant is thick, ligneous, horizontal, reaches up to 12 cm in length. The stem is hollow, ribbed, smooth, up-straight, branched in the upper part. The basal leaves are rather large. The stem leaves are sessile. read more

ALL THE GOOD SIDES OF DECENT SPEEDWELL

ALL THE GOOD SIDES OF DECENT SPEEDWELL />
The genus of Veronica has from 300 to 500 species. Veronica Officinalis is a perennial herb that has a creeping at the bottom, and then a rising, pubescent stem. It can reach a height up to 30 centimeters. The leaves of the plant have obovate or oblong form, they are opposite, and short-pointed on the tops. read more

MAI DONG. CHINESE MEDICINE FOR DEATH.

MAI DONG. CHINESE MEDICINE FOR DEATH. />
Mai Dong grows on the slopes of the mountains and at the foot of the Himalayas, in the Philippines and Japan. In some regions of China can be found at the height of 2800 meters. The plant prefers slopes of mountains, hills, forests, grassy thickets, bamboo groves. This plant loves shady and moist places. read more

AROMATIC CALAMUS HEALTH BENEFITS

AROMATIC CALAMUS HEALTH BENEFITS />
Calamus is a perennial herb up to 60-100 cm height. The rhizome is thick, cylindrical, sinuous, covered on top with dark, broad leafy scars. The rhizome is located horizontally, almost on the surface, reaches a length of up to 1.5 m. Calamus roots are thin, fibrous and located in nodes. read more

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT

WITCH HAZEL. VALUE OF THE MAGIC NUT />
Hamamelis virginiana has such popular names as "Witch Hazel" and "Witch Nut." The reason for this is its late flowering, unusual for other plants. The prevalence of the “Witch Nut” was much wider: in the Paleo-and Neogene periods of the Cenozoic era, Witch Hazel grew throughout Europe and North America. read more

UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF CELANDINE

UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF CELANDINE />
The plant is found in light and shady broadleaf forests among bushes, less often in light coniferous forests, in groves and coastal shrubs. Celandine grows predominantly on nitrogen-rich soils. The ants that use seeds for food and carry them over long distances contribute to the widespread use of Celandine. read more

OMNIPOTENT BLACK CUMIN

OMNIPOTENT BLACK CUMIN />
The homeland of Black Seed is the Mediterranean and South-West Asia. The plant is common in the countries of the Mediterranean, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Black Cumin is cultivated in India and Egypt. India is the main producer and the largest exporter of this herb. read more