Croton oil is extracted from the seeds of a tree called Croton tiglium. Although, it is highly toxic, it has several uses when used in appropriate
A herbaceous perennial plant, the medicinal nature of the Japanese knotweed is due to the high concentration of a compound called resveratrol. This
Emodin is a plant resin and has shown antiviral, antibacterial, anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties in various in vitro and in vivo studies.
Aloe ferox is a species of aloe that is endemic to South Africa. This HolisticZine write-up provides information on the uses, benefits, and side
Sweat bees are tiny bees that are commonly found in parks and gardens across the U.S. These bees are relatively small and rarely sting. If they do,
Did you burn your finger with hot steam? HolisticZine gives you first aid care instructions and home remedies to treat steam burns with ease.
Treating lung conditions such as bronchitis, pneumonia, and pleurisy has been one of the major medicinal uses of the pleurisy root. This HolisticZine
Also known as Java tea or the Indian kidney plant, the cat's whiskers plant has been known for its therapeutic properties for centuries. This Buzzle
Curing poison ivy rash has been one of the most common uses of jewelweed. The juice derived from the stem of the plant can also be used to treat