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Fenugreek

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) Description Fenugreek is a common ingredient in preparing curry dishes. The plant is used as a medicinal herb and as a spice as well. Fenugreek is cultivated in many parts of the world. This plant may look similar to the wild clover and have had many names owing to its appearance like […]

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Blue Cohosh Root

Blue Cohosh Root (Caulophyllum thalictroides) Description Blue cohosh is also called squaw root or papoose root; it is a flowering plant that also bears berry-like fruits that are colored blue. It is native in the United States and in Canada. This plant is often found in wetlands and in swamps. The blue cohosh has distinctive […]

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Wild Yam Root

Wild Yam Root Description The botanical name of Wild Yam Root is Dioscora villosa and other common names are Aluka, Colic root, China Root Devil’s-bones, Rheumatism Root, Mexican Wild Yam, Yuma, Wild Yam, and Shan-yao. Wild Yam plant, the source of Wild Yam Root is a twining vine with pale-brown, woody, and knotty, cylindrical tubers. […]

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White Willow Bark

White Willow Bark Description The White Willow tree (Salix alba) from where the White Willow Bark comes from is a medium-sized deciduous tree that grows up to thirty meters tall and has a trunk that can grow up to one meter in diameter with an irregular and leaning crown. White Willow Bark is grey-brown and […]

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Schisandra Berry

Schisandra Berry Description Schisandra Berry (Schisandra chinensis) is popularly known as the “five flavor berry” because it contains all the fundamental flavors, which are spicy, bitter, sweet, sour, and salty. Other names for it are Gomishi, Fruit of Five Flavors, Omicha, Sandra Berry Vine, and Magnolia Vine. It is clinically tested as a tonic particularly […]

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Red Raspberry Leaf

Red Raspberry Leaf Description Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), the source of Red Raspberry Leaf, belongs to the Rose family: the Rosacease. The Raspberry plant grows wild in huge abundance, desiring a little acidic and humus-rich soil. To have an abundant berry harvest, soil enhancements and tending is needed, but to harvest large quantities of good […]

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Prickly Ash Bark

Prickly Ash Bark Description Prickly Ash Bark belongs to the Rutaceae plant family. It is a plant that is native to North America, specifically to the Eastern and Central parts of the US. Prickly Ash Bark also grows throughout certain areas of Nebraska, Virginia and Canada. This aromatic tree with pointed stalks can grow to […]

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Motherwort Herb

Motherwort Herb Description Motherwort herb is a dull green mint with hairy leaves that has a strong bitter taste. Its botanical name, Leonurus, was related to the leaves that resemble a lion’s tail. The flowers and leaves of this herb have a variety of medicinal uses. The species under the name cardiac was derived from […]

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Meadowsweet Herb

Meadowsweet Herb Description Meadowsweet Herb is one of the most widespread wild herbs that grow throughout the regions of Asia and Europe. It can also grow at the northeastern regions of America. Its other names include Dropwort, Filipendula ulmaria, Queen of the Meadow, Trumpet week, Pride of the Meadow, and Rios Cuchulainn. Meadowsweet Herb is […]

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Juniper Berries

Juniper Berries Description Juniper Berries are the female seed cones of evergreen trees that belong to the pine family, which grow in the plain regions of Europe and other areas in the world. Juniper Berries are berry-like in appearance and are colored green. The Juniper Berries turn to a purple-black color when they ripens at […]

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