Sisymbrium-Sisymbrium officinale

Sisymbrium with its scientific name Sisymbrium officinale, is also called Hedge mustard, Oriental mustard, Tumbling mustard, Indian hedge mustard, Wild mustard, Oriental rocket mustard,...
Dodder facts and health benefits

Dodder facts and health benefits

Dodder scientifically known as Cuscuta (pronunciation: /kʌsˈkjutɑː/) is classified as a member of the Morning-Glory Family (Convolvulaceae) in older references, and as a...

Cascara-Rhamnus purshiana

Rhamnus purshiana, commonly known as Cascara Sagrada and Cascara, is a small tree or large shrub, evergreen plant of the Rhamnaceae family. It is...

Safflower-Carthamus tinctorius

Safflower (also known as Safflower, American Saffron, False Saffron, Dyer's Saffron 'Magestic Orange', Bastard saffron, Zaffer, Mexican saffron), Carthamus tinctorius, is a member of...
Basil facts and health benefits

Basil facts and health benefits

Basil is actually a common name for a culinary herb Ocimum Basilium. It belongs to the mint family and is also known as...
Wintergreen facts and health benefits

Wintergreen facts and health benefits

Wintergreen scientifically known as Gaultheria fragrantissima is actually a low growing species native to sandy coastal regions and woodlands of eastern North America...

Sesame-Sesamum indicum

Sesamum indicum commonly known as Beniseed, Benniseed, Benneseed, Sesame, Til, Gingelly, Goma, Gergelim, Ajonjolí, Gimgelim, Simsim, Wangila, Ufuta, Sesam, Zhi ma, Hu ma, Chamkkae,...
Asafoetida facts and health benefits

Asafoetida facts and health benefits

  Ferula assafoetida, popularly known as asafoetida, is dried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula....

Creosote bush-Larrea tridentata

Larrea tridentate (commonly known as Black bush, Creosote bush, Chaparral, Creosote bush, Dwarf Evergreen Oak, Creosotum, Gobernadora, Greasewood, Grease bush, Guamis, Jarilla, Hediondilla, Paloondo,...

Pineapple Sage-Salvia elegans

Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage) is a perennial plant that is native to Mexico and Guatemala. The flowers are usually ruby red, hermaphrodite and 2.5-5...