Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto

This little Saw palmetto palm tree is indigenous to the eastern provinces of the United States. The Seminole tribal folk of Florida used its fruit in the medical field.  Besides, it has a traditional usage as a remedy for symptoms of urinary problems related to the enlargement of the prostate gland, (this is also known … Read more

Sea Buck Thorn

Sea Buck Thorn

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae (unranked):   Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked):   Rosids Order:    Rosales Family:    Elaeagnaceae Genus:    Hippophae Sea buck thorns are deciduous shrubs that are also known as sea berry, sand thorn and Sallow Thorn. It is a landscaping and popular shrub. Its berries are rich in nutrients and Vitamins, which are good … Read more

Senna

Senna

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Lamiales Family:    Ulmaceae Genus:    Ulmus Senna is a flowering plant. It is also known as locust plant, wild senna and Cassia Senna. There are 260 to 350 species of this plant that includes trees, shrubs and herbs. It is a semi evergreen to deciduous plant belonging to … Read more

Saffron

Saffron

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asparagales (unranked):     Angiosperms (unranked):     Monocots Family:    Iidaceae Subfamily:    Crocoideae Genus:    Crocus Species:    C. Sativus Binomial Name:    Crocus Sativus Saffron is a variety originated from the Crocus sativus flower. The usual name is saffron crocus. Crocus belongs to the Iridaceae family. … Read more

Sage

Sage

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Division:   Magnoliophyta Class:   Magnoliopsida Order:    Lamiales Family:    Lamiaceae Genus:    Salvia Species:    Officinalis Salvia officinalis (sage, otherwise called Garden sage, or common sage) is a plant found all the year round; this evergreen sub shrub with bluish purple flowers and leaves with gray tint has woody stems. All … Read more

Sarsaparilla

Sarsaparilla

Aralia Nudicaulis is a flower bearing plant and generally called Small Spikenard, False Sarsaparilla, Shot Bush, Wild Liquorice, Rabbit Root and Wild Sarsaparilla. It is indigenous to the East and Northern regions of North America. It grows as tall as 30 to 60 cm (12 to 24 in) and has stems that creep beneath the … Read more

Ruta Rue

Ruta Rue

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Lamiales (unranked):     Angiosperms (unranked):     Eudicots (unranked):    Asterids Family:    Rutaceae Genus:    Ruta Species:    R. Graveolens Binomial Name:    Ruta Graveolens The species Ruta graveolens, also commonly called the Herb of Grace, Rue or Common Rue, belongs to the Ruta genus of the … Read more

Rooibos Red Bush Tea

Rooibos Red Bush Tea

Aspalathus linearis, commonly known as Rooibos is a bushy plant or a broom shaped plant belonging to legume family. It earned this generic name from the Greek term “Aspalathos” which is actually the name of a genus of plants, botanically referred to as Calicotome Villose.A red tea is associated with this herb because its leaves … Read more

Rose Hip

Rose Hip

The Rose Hip is a fruit developing on the rose plant that belongs to the Rosaceae family. Usually it is found in deep orange to red color, but in some species, it is also found in deep purple to black shade. During the early summer or spring, the flowers get pollinated, after which this fruit begins … Read more

Rosemary

Rosemary

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Lamiales (unranked):     Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked):    Asterids Family:    Lamiaceae Genus:    Rosmarinus Species:    R. Officianalis Binomial Name:    Rosmarinus Officianalis Rosemary, botanically termed as Rosemarinus Officinalis, is an evergreen shrub belonging to Lamiaceae family. It is a woody plant found in Mediterranean regions. … Read more