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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.
1 in stock
Verbena, Mint LemonEssential Oil garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,700.00 Add to cart
Verbena, Mint Lemon
Scientific name: Lippia alba
Origin: Tropical America
Medicinal use: The essential oil of lemon/mint verbena, when extracted, contains a high concentration of powerful antioxidant components, including verbascoside, nerol, geraniol, and citral. This oil has multiple uses, whether for cleaning, in the kitchen, in aromatherapy and for massages. However, the most common use for the lemon verbena plant is in the form of tea.
12 in stock
Bay leaf, SweetCulinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡35,000.00 Add to cart
Bay leaf, Sweet
Scientific name: Laurus nobilis
Medicinal use: Bay leaves are ideal in dishes cooked over low heat, marrying perfectly with other aromatic herbs such as parsley or thyme. They are added as a flavoring for stews, marinades, meat or fish sauces, legume and vegetable stews, soups, creams or grills.
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EtherEssential Oil garden, Medicinal Garden ₡4,000.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Aloysia spp
Medicinal use: It is mainly used and known to relieve stomach ailments. It is digestive and useful in case of lack of appetite, since it stimulates the appetite. Increases the production and elimination of bile, which is favorable in cases of liver problems. It is an antiseptic for the stomach, popularly it has been used to fight and eliminate intestinal parasites. It is emmenagogue, that is, it regulates and promotes menstruation.
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