Scientific name: Banisteriopsis caapi
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Toothache plantCulinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Acmella oleracea
Origin: S America
Medicinal use: Only a small part of the leaves are used and provides a unique flavor in salads. Cooked leaves lose their strong flavor and can be used as a leafy vegetable. Both fresh and cooked, it is used in Brazilian gastronomy as an ingredient in different dishes, such as tacacá. The chewed leaves and flowers give a tingling sensation on the lips and tongue, due to its local anesthetic action and, therefore, it is used for tooth pain.
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Mugwort, AmericanMedicinal Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
₡1,700.00SKU: 0045 Category: Medicinal Garden
Scientific name: Artemisia ludoviciana
Origin: N America
Medicinal use: Mugword is known to improve the performance and health of the digestive system. Thanks to its components such as absinthe and anabsintin, digestion can be significantly improved by stimulating the digestive system. It is considered one of the best natural antibiotics. Wormwood has also been used as an adjunct in liver and gallbladder problems. Increases the secretion of bile juices, decongesting the liver and improving its functions.
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SteviaCulinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡2,300.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Stevia rebaudiana
Origin: S America
Medicinal use: Liquid stevia is easily found in health food stores and supermarkets, stevia is a plant from South and Central America, from which an extract with properties similar to sugar is obtained, but whose sweetness capacity is up to 300 times greater. It can be used as a substitute for sugar to prepare cakes, cakes and cookies, fruit salads and drinks or in the preparation of jellies and frozen desserts.
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Dysentery barkCategory: Medicinal Garden
Scientific name: Simarouba glauca
Origin: Mexico and C America
Medicinal use: Its seeds produce an edible oil. The bark and root infusion is used to treat malaria, gastrointestinal conditions (diarrhea, atonic dyspepsia, weakness, amoebiasis, worms, whipworms, vomiting), nervousness, intermittent fevers, cough. The leaf tincture has antiamebic activity. The crushed leaves are applied topically to treat skin conditions and some forms of cancer.