Turmeric in flower

Turmeric Flowers: Superfood Or Myth?

Turmeric, also known as Indian saffron, and botanically known as curcuma longa, or curcuma aromatica, is a flowering plant in the zingiberaceae (ginger) family. It is thought to have originated from India before spreading to Africa, Asia and other regions of the world including North America. Continue reading [...]
Patchouli in bloom. The plant is good for your body and mind

Patchouli, Good For Your Skin And Mind

Patchouli, stinkweed or putcha-pat, botanically known as pogostemon cablin, is a flowering herb in the mint family. The plant is native to the Southeastern region of Asia but has spread to other parts of the world including North America, China, and Africa. Continue reading [...]
Sundew, the carnivorous plant, has medicinal qualities and makes milk sour

Sundew, A Beneficial Carnivorous Flower With A Sour Twist

Sundew, also known as red rot, dew plant, and botanically known as drosera rotundifolia, is a small, perennial flowering plant in the droseraceae family. The plant is native to Europe, America, and Asia but has spread to other regions except for Antarctica. Continue reading [...]

Shy, Sensitive But Potent: Meet The Bashful Touch Me Not

Mimosa pudica, commonly known as touch-me-not, sleepy plant, shame plant, shy plant, or zombie plant, is a perennial and in some instances annual flowering plant belonging to the legume or pea family. Continue reading [...]
Ylang-ylang-flower is used to make oils to enhance sensuality

Ylang-Ylang Flowers For Sensuality

Cananga odorata, also known as ylang-ylang, perfume tree, cadmia or cananga, is a plant that belongs to a genus of flowering trees in the annonacea family. Continue reading [...]
Frangipani flowers have antibiotic qualities

Frangipani Flower: Nature’s Fragrant Antibiotic?

Frangipani, also known as common frangipani, nosegay, temple flower, and botanically referred to as plumeria rubra, is a small deciduous shrub native to Central America, Mexico, and Venezuela. With time the plant spread to other regions and is now a common sight in most countries around the world. Continue reading [...]