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Medicinal Plant Profiles: Wintergreen

Medicinal Plant Profiles: Arnica montana

Arnica montana is a flowering and herbaceous perennial plant that grows between 1 – 2ft tall. Its flowers are yellow-orange in color, and have a similar appearance to daisies. The stems of the plant are round and hairy, and end in one to three flowers that are spaced roughly between 2 – 3in apart.

Medicinal Plant Profile: Wintergreen

If you’re like me you might be surprised to find that, despite its delicious minty smell, wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) isn’t a member of the mint family and looks nothing like a mint plant at all! In fact, wintergreen is a low lying perennial evergreen shrub, consisting of small erect branches that sport leathery oval shaped…

Medicinal Plant Profiles: Tea Plant

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world (second only to water), not coffee or beer, but tea. In fact tea, on average, is consumed around the world at a rate of three cups of tea for every single cup of coffee! Say what?!

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