Are poppies used for medicinal purposes?

Answer Yes. The opium poppy is cultivated for opium, which, when refined, yields pain killers such as morphine, codeine and other (controlled) pharmaceuticals.A link to the Wikipedia article on the opium ... Read More »

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Which mushrooms are used for medicinal purposes?

It's a big list and growing every day.…I grow Reishi and make a tea of it.RScott

Medicinal Purposes of Lavender Plants?

Native to the Mediterranean, lavender plants grow in rocky, mountainous areas throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States. This short shrub is desired for its fragrant essential oil, which... Read More »

How to Grow and Use Aloe Vera for Medicinal Purposes?

Aloe vera, also known as the true aloe or medicinal aloe, is a species of succulent plant that probably originated in the southern half of the Arabian peninsula, Northern Africa, the Canary islands... Read More »

What Are Some of the Medicinal Purposes of Jasminum Grandiflorum?

The Jasminum grandiflorum vine, commonly known as Royal Jasmine, grows up to 40 feet in length. Gardeners prize the plant for its ability to grow quickly and cover trellises and fences with evergre... Read More »