Valerian

Valerian

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Brasicales Family:    Brassicaceae Genus:    Nasturtium Species:    E. Japonicum Valerian is a flowering perennial herb. It is also known as all-heal, Baldrain, Garden Heliotrope, Garden Valerian, Common Valerian and Fragrant valerian. An extract of its flower was used as a scent in the 16th Century. In Herbal … Read more

Wasabi

Wasabi

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Brasicales Family:  Brassicaceae Genus:    Nasturtium Species:    E. Japonicum The Wasabi plant is also known as Namida, Bergestockrose and Japanese Horseradish. Every part of the plant is very useful. It has anti bacterial and anti inflammatory properties. This plant reduces the risk of heart diseases and cancer. It … Read more

Uva Ursi

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Ericales Family:    Ericaceae Genus:    Arctostaphylos Species:    A. Uva-Ursi Uva ursi plant is also known as Pinemat Manzanits, Bearberry, Hog Berry, Mountain Box, Arberry, Mountain Cranberry and Kinnikinnick. It is a woody ground cover shrub. In gardens, it is an attractive evergreen plant and is also used … Read more

Turmeric

Turmeric

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Zingiberales (unranked):          Angiosperms (unranked):          Monocots (unranked):          Commelinids Family:               Zingiberaceae Genus:                Curcuma Species:               C. Longa Binomial Name:    Curcuma Longa Turmeric, called Curcuma Longa, is a herbaceous and perennial plant, that belongs to the  Zingiberaceae family. It is an herb, also known as … Read more

Tribulus Terrestris

Tribulus Terrestris

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Zygophyllales (unranked):          Angiosperms (unranked):          Eudicots (unranked):          Rosids Family:               Zygophyllaceae Genus:                Tribulus Species:               T. Terrestris Binomial Name:    Tribulus Terrestris The Tribulus Terrestries plant has many common names. It is also known As Bindii, Burra Gokharu, Caltrop, Devil’s Thorn, Puncture Vine, Tackweed, Cat’s … Read more

Thyme

Thyme

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Lamiales Family:    Lamiaceae Genus:    Thymus Thyme is also known as thymus. It is a perennial herb that has medicinal and culinary uses. It is also used as an ornamental plant. The Thyme plant has antiseptic, anti fungal, antispasmodic and anti parasitic properties. Its fragrance is appealing and … Read more

Terragon

Terragon

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asterales (unranked):    Angiosperms (unranked):    Eudicots (unranked):  Asterids Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Artemisia Species:    A. Dracunculus Binomial Name:    Artemisia Dracunculus The scientific name of tarragon is Artimisia Dracunculus. It is a perennial herb belonging to the family Asteraceae. Tarragon is also known as wild tarragon, … Read more

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Myrtales Family:    Myrtaceae Genus:    Melaleuca Tea tree oil is also known as melaleuca oil. It is an essential oil. When taken by mouth, it is toxic. It is widely used in skin washes and cosmetics. The Melaleuca plant or tea tree plant is famous for its essential … Read more

Spearmint

Spearmint

Scientific Classification Kingdom:             Plantae Order:                Lamiales (unranked):          Angiosperms (unranked):          Eudicots (unranked):          Asterids Family:               Lamiaceae Subfamily:            Nepetoideae Genus:               Mentha Tribe:                Mentheae Species:                M. Spicata Binomial Name:       Mentha Spicata The Spearmint plant is a species of mint. It is a herbaceous perennial plant … Read more

Squill

Squill

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asparagales Clade:     Angiosperms Clade:    Eudicots Family:    Asparagaceae Genus:    Scilla Subfamily:    Scilloideae Squill is also known as Scilla, Sea Onion, European Squill, White Squill, Indian Squill, Sea Squill, Red Squill and Mediterranean Squill. It is a bulb forming perennial herbal plant. Its species are … Read more

Stevia

Stevia

Scientific Classification Domain:   Eukaryota Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asterales (unranked):    Angiosperms (unranked):    Eudicots (unranked):    Asterids Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Stevia Species:    S. Rebaudiana Binomial Name:    Stevia Rebaudiana The Stevia plant is a substitute for sugar. It is also known as Honey Leaf Plant, Sweet Leaf Stevia and Sugar Leaf. … Read more

Slippery Elm

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Lamiales (unranked):     Angiosperms (unranked):     Eudicots (unranked):    Rosids Family:    Ulmaceae Genus:    Ulmus Species:    U. Rubra Binomial Name:    Ulmus Rubra Slippery Elm is also known as Gray Elm, Red Elm, Soft Elm, Indian Elm and Moose Elm. It is a deciduous tree. … Read more