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    Here you will find stories about medicinal plants and herbs, their uses and different information

Hibiscus

Even if you do not know about the hibiscus aka rosa-sinensis you must have seen it in your friends’ houses and offices before. The plant is extremely easy to look after when grown indoors but yet...

12/28/15 – 15:47
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Hibiscus

You have probably heard about the hibiscus tea or have noticed this tea on the shelves of your local supermarket.

Have you ever heard that it is just as good when served chilled? The...

12/18/15 – 17:33
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Hibiscus

You have probably heard about the drink but never paid much attention to it. So what is a hibiscus tea you’re wondering? Basically it is an herbal tisane made with the dried calyces.

Its...

12/15/15 – 14:04
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Hibiscus

The health benefits of the hibiscus tea are well known among the fans of natural medicine. This drink was known in Africa and Asia for the thousands of years and it was used as a medication. Some...

12/09/15 – 17:20
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Hibiscus

The hibiscus can be turned into a natural herbal infusion that is more famous among the healthy lifestyle followers as the hibiscus tea.

This beverage however is also famous in the USA...

12/03/15 – 14:17
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Hibiscus

Hibiscus tea is a wonderful tonic beverage of a rich ruby ​​color. It is made from hibiscus flowers which have powerful beneficial properties. Hibiscus...

12/02/15 – 15:06
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Hibiscus mutabilis
Hibiscus

This type of plant is the ancestor of the native hibiscuses that grow in Southern and Gulf States hence the second name Confederate rose as this plant is very popular among the local gardeners...

06/23/15 – 15:51
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Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe

What’s so special about Aloe Vera juice?
This is a fresh supply of possibly endless health & beauty benefits! According to the...

05/13/15 – 14:36
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propagate Aglaonema
Aglaonema

Chinese evergreen – that was first cultivated in China – is one of the most popular decorative indoor plants used for home and office decor. You can choose different species of this plant such...

12/22/14 – 15:47
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Clematis

Clematis is a medicinal herb which has been evaluated for its wonderful healing properties by many people(e.g. over 70 species have been used in...

09/23/14 – 15:37
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phalaenopsis orchid pink
Phalaenopsis Orchid

Viruses are organisms the naked eye can’t see. You will be able to see them only through microscopes when their images will be amplified several thousand times. Currently...

07/22/14 – 18:19
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Phalaenopsis Orchid

Mini phalaenopsis orchid is a modern hybrid which produces flowers in cooler temperatures. Taking care of this species is similar to looking after standard orchid varieties...

07/22/14 – 17:40
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yucca plant
Yucca

“Is yucca edible?” – asked my little brother once. Honestly, I have never thought about my houseplant in this way though I knew that there are several yucca uses. For instance, I read...

07/22/14 – 16:11
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yucca plant diases
Yucca

Although yucca is a sturdy plant and requires little care, it is not an exception and is prone to several diseases and pests like any other plant. The problems that can occur are yellow leaves on yucca...

07/22/14 – 16:01
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yucca in the garden
Yucca

Yucca is an evergreen species which blooms once every year from the middle of summer when days are still long to the beginning or mid fall. It produces white, sometimes pale yellow bell-like flowers....

07/22/14 – 15:50
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hibiscus blooming
Hibiscus

Most people buy hibiscus because they are impressed and attracted by its beautiful flowers. But as their hibiscus grows, they find out more amusing...

06/16/14 – 15:17
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Aloe Ferox
Aloe

Do you know that aloe ferox is the highest plant among all the aloe species? It is a miraculous succulent and has the highest rank among other aloes because it produces 20 times more therapeutic juice...

11/26/12 – 15:56
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aloe vera plant
Aloe

It isn’t a secret that thousands of women put aloe on face to make their skin smother and healthier. But what to do if you have applied too much aloe on face? Is it dangerous? I’ve heard this...

10/25/12 – 13:02
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aloe vera gel
Aloe

It is so great to wake up in the morning, rinse the face with cool water, take a leaf of aloe and rub the skin with it. Haven’t you heard that aloe is the best face cleanser and cream? If you suffer from...

10/25/12 – 13:01
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Aloe

I have a big family: a husband, 3 children and parents. All of us live in one comfortable apartment. Of course, as a mother and a wife, I take care of my beloved ones. Healthy food is one of the main...

10/25/12 – 13:00
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aloe vera indoor
Aloe

Learning aloe propagation methods I found out the information that aloe can be used not for treatment and decoration only but as food too. There were given aloe...

10/16/12 – 12:25
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Aloe

I am a mother of two cuties, Anny and Jessie. Both of them are tireless fidgets who move all day long. I don’t like cold seasons as my girls always get ill at this time. But now I am glad to say that...

10/16/12 – 12:23
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aloe vera leaves
Aloe

Hi, I am Hannah. I am 69 years old and you will not be surprised to know how many illnesses I have. Medications sold in drug stores don’t help much. Nevertheless, there is a remedy as precious as gold....

10/16/12 – 12:22
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Aloe and Medicine
Aloe

Aloe has always been used in medicine. Our grannies applied a piece of this plant to the affected area when they got sunburns or common burns, cut themselves or wanted to get rid of scars on the face....

10/08/12 – 16:47
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Remove Acne Scars With Aloe Vera
Aloe

It is a well-known fact that aloe can heal even the worst skin problems like acne, blackheads and scars. Although many people are aware of it, they still keep asking: “How effective is aloe vera for...

10/08/12 – 16:43
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Aloe

Aloe is a good medicine against dozens of diseases. However, it can easily become poison if you don’t know the answer to the question ‘How often to apply aloe?’

Firstly, it should be an old...

10/03/12 – 12:28
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aloe and pregnancy
Aloe

Pregnant women who are used to healing diseases with the help of folk medicine may ask whether aloe and pregnancy are compatible.

Doctors prove the fact that this plant is extremely useful...

10/03/12 – 12:22
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aloe plant image
Aloe

Have you ever heard of curative properties of aloe vera? Have you ever seen how great aloe vera on a windowsill looks! It is a real decoration of the entire house. As for me, I got acquainted with...

10/03/12 – 12:19
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croton bloom
Croton

For many people croton image is associated with medical properties, which this plant has. For many centuries it was used even in Chinese medicine to heal...

09/10/12 – 13:31
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Aloe Juice a Safe
Aloe

Most people who have heard of aloe plant ask physicians whether aloe juice safe is. Ancient people used this succulent for treatment of a great many of diseases....

08/13/12 – 13:26
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