Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae (unranked):   Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked): Asterids Order:    Asterales Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Arnica Species:    A. Montana Binomial name:    Arnica Montana Arnica Montana belongs to the Arnica genus and the Asteraceae family. It is often mistaken for Leopard’s Bane. It is found in European regions like Scandinavia, the…

Aniseed

Aniseed

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae (unranked):   Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked): Asterids Order:    Apiales Family:    Apiaceae Genus:    Pimpinella Species:    P. Anisum Binomial name:    Pimpinella anisum Aniseed, botanically known as Pimpinella anisum is an herbaceous flowering plant belonging to the Apiaceous family. It is indigenous to South West Asia and the eastern part…

Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Scientific Classification Alfalfa or Medicago Sativa is otherwise named Lucerne. This belongs to the pea family called Fabaceae and is a plant that flowers. In several countries all over the world, it is considered an essential forage crop. The name alfalfa which is Spanish-Arabic is used to a great extent, especially in Australia and North…

Agnus Castus – Vitex

Agnus Castus – Vitex

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae (unranked):   Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked):   Asterids Order:    Lamiales Family:    Lamiaceae Genus:    Vitex Species:    V. agnus-castus Binomial name:    Vitex agnus-castus Over 2000 years ago a plant known as Agnos was described by the Greeks of the ancient time, and continued to be quite common throughout the Renaissance…

Agrimony

Agrimony

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae (unranked):   Angiosperms (unranked):   Eudicots (unranked): Rosids Order: Rosales Family:    Rosaceae Subfamily:    Rosoideae Tribe:    Sanguisorbeae Subtribe:    Agrimoniinae Genus:    Agrimonia The herb Agrimony has the scientific name of Agremonis and belongs to the family Rosaceae among a genus of about 12 to 15 species of herbaceous perennial flowering…

Yarrow

Yarrow

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asterales Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Achillea Yarrow is also known as Achille, Achillea Millofolium, Milfoil, Achillea Lanulosa, Blood Wort, Nose Bleed, Thousand Weed, and Common Yarrow.¬† It is a flowering plant and its parts seen above the ground are used in making medicines. It is an erect, herbaceous…

Yerba Mate

Yerba Mate

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Aquifoliales Family:    Aquifoliaceae Genus:    LLex Species:    L. Paraguariensis Yerba Mate is also known as LLex Paraguariensis, belonging to the family Aquifoliaceae. It is an evergreen plant and its leaves are used in making a drink called Yerba mate. It has medicinal properties such as anti-inflammatory, Diuretic,…

5-HTP

5-HTP

An immediate precursor of the monoamine neurotransmitter serotonin is called 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan). In the regulation of moods, appetite, and body temperature, Serotonin plays a vital role. Many disparate conditions like depression are linked and connected with the deficiency of serotonin. Other conditions like Anxiety, Suicidal Tendency, Violent Behavior, PMS, Compulsive Gambling, Insomnia, Affective disorder (seasonal),…

Wormwood

Wormwood

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Asterales Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Artimisia Species:    A. Absinthium The Wormwood plant is also known as Absinth, Common Wormwood, Ajenjo, Absinthii Herba, Alvine, Green Ginger, and Grand Wormwood. With fibrous roots, it is a herbaceous perennial plant. Commercially, it is available in capsule form, as an essential…

Watercress

Watercress

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Brassicales Family:    Brassicaceae Genus:    Nasturtium Species:    N. Officinal The Watercress plant is also known as Nasturtium Officinale. It is a perennial plant and botanically related to Radish, Garden Cress, Wasabi, and Mustard. Watercress is also known as Berros, Agriao, Cresson, Jal-Halim, and Indian cress. It is…

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Poales Family:    Poaceae Genus:    Agropyron Species:    A. Cristatuml Wheatgrass is a food that is prepared by the cotyledons of the wheat plant. Wheatgrass is also known as Couch Grass, Dog Grass, Durfa Grass, and Agropyron. Its roots and rhizomes are used in making medicines. It is…

White Oak

White Oak

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Plantae Order:    Fagales Family:    Asteraceae Genus:    Quercus Species:    Q. Alba White oak, also known as Quercus Alba, and belonging to the family Fagaceae, is ¬†Commonly used in furniture manufacturing. It is popular for the shade it provides, because of its large size. It is a strong, beautiful, large,…