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Safflower

Safflower Tea is Good for Your Bone and Heart Health

Safflower tea is derived from safflower, an annual flowering plant in the aster or sunflower family. The plant is botanically known as carthamus tinctoris and is native to Africa and Asia. Continue reading [...]
False daisy

False Daisy for Skincare

Eclipta prostrate or eclipta alba, commonly known as false daisy or yerba de tago, is an annual, flowering plant belonging to the aster or sunflower family. The plant is known as a false daisy because its flowers resemble daisy blossoms. Continue reading [...]
Horse heal, botanically known as inula helenium is ideal for lung health

Horseheal for Lung Health

Horseheal, also known as wild sunflower, scabwort, and botanically referred to as elecampagne, or inula helenium, is a flowering plant belonging to the sunflower family Continue reading [...]

All About the Sunflower: A Perfect Bloom to Give for Summer

What kind of flower is perfect to give for a summer occasion? A bloom that looks like the shining sun and encourages people to be joyful, just like summer can. Continue reading [...]

Sunflower Fun Facts

It’s easy to see the beauty of the sunflower when you look at it, but some of what makes the flower special remains a mystery to many people. For instance, do you know tall a sunflower can grow or all the ways in which a sunflower can provide for a human? If you do, keep reading because we’re going to give you a more sunflower trivia that might surprise (and delight) you. If you don’t, read on as well, and find the answers to these questions, and others, as you learn about the beautiful sunflower. Continue reading [...]

Flowers to Help Honey Bees Thrive

The fate of the honey bee is in question, as the decline in the honey bee population has been noted by scientists and brought to the public’s attention by filmmakers. The honey bee serves many important functions in our eco-system, including pollinating plants so that they might produce food for us to eat. This is one reason why it makes sense to help the honey bee thrive. In order to keep the honey bee population strong, there has to be an abundance of plants around that will give them pollen and nectar they need. And, these plants must not be heavily sprayed with pesticides, because these chemicals are detrimental to the bee. Continue reading [...]