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September 2015

The plant of the month

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Solanaceae Ashwagandha is a shrub native to Asia where it grows in the arid regions of India, Pakistan or Sri Lanka. It has fruits similar to small tomatoes and a tuberous root, which is the most active part of the…
Alex
30 September 2015
The plant of the month

Peppermint

Peppermint Mentha x piperita L. Lamiaceae Peppermint is a major plant, both for herbal teas and as a flavoring agent. It is a hybrid plant from the aquatic mint, Mentha aquatica, and spearmint, Mentha spicata. Peppermint kept the intensity of the aroma from the aquatic…
Alex
2 September 2015
The plant of the month

Basil

Basil Ocimum basilicum L. Lamiaceae Basil is a popular herb and is widely used in Mediterranean cuisine but it is also a valuable medicinal plant that we’d like to make you discover. Basil is named after the ancient Greek "Basilikion" which means "royal plant". Why?…
Alex
2 September 2015
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