If you are considering having more than just a couple of varieties of plants, it is likely that the majority of your choosing would be considered to be "foliage" plants. Whilst foliage plants do not reward the owner with masses of blooms, they have their own beauty and as a bonus are easy to...
Keith Markensen (04/18/2009)
The rapid pace of our lifestyles has resulted in a negligent behavior towards the environment. We have also paid no heed to warnings that maintain that a fast and stressful lifestyle is detrimental to overall and long-term health. There has been a vast increase in the incidence of diseases...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
The human body is a complex system of actions and reactions where each organ, gland and body system has a dedicated role. The immune system acts as a sort of a watch dog and comes into action the moment there is something wrong with the body, a bacterial invasion, for example.Simply said,...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
After the age of 30, the prostate cells in men start multiplying resulting in the gradual growth of the prostate gland in men. The reason behind the rapid multiplication of the cells is the conversion of one hormone into another more powerful hormone as age advances.An improper and ‘bad for...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
Insomnia is often mistaken for a disease. It is actually a symptom of some other ailment. The natural fall out of this fact is that treating the condition that is implicitly causing insomnia will automatically cure sleeplessness. For example by treating depression you are most likely to be cured...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
Prevalence of impurities in the environment, modern diet and lifestyle has made it necessary for us to give prime importance to the concept of detoxification.Detoxification was not so pertinent for our ancestors. Because even though they were exposed to natural toxins, they had a systematic...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
The ancient Chinese medical science treats depression very differently as compared to conventional modern medical science.Traditional Chinese medical science believes that1. Depression is just another disease.2. Each emotion is linked to the five elements - water, wood, fire, earth...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
Cranberry and cranberry juice for treating urinary tract infections is one of the most common home/ natural remedies. Cranberry juice or vitamins C both increase the acid in your urine so bacteria can't grow easily. Cranberry juice also makes your bladder wall slippery, so bacteria can't stick...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
Anxiety attacks are manifested both mentally and physically. Thus, any natural treatments for anxiety have to take the needs of both the mind and body into account. Though you might be tempted to take prescription medications, you may want to look into alternative treatments.If you are...
Native Remedies (04/18/2009)
If you are like many of the 20.9 million adults in the U.S. who are suffering from depression, you have probably debated the pros and cons of taking prescription antidepressants. While depression can often be combated with therapy alone, some professionals do recommend medication for certain...
Tess Thompson (04/18/2009)
Over 20 million adults in the U.S. are suffering from depression, and many of them have explored the use of antidepressant medication to help alleviate their symptoms. Not all people who suffer from depression choose to use medication; oftentimes, therapy alone is enough to successfully treat...
Tess Thompson (04/18/2009)
My Partner Never Wants To Make Love. What's wrong?This is a problem that comes up more than most people think. To hear others speak, it seems everyone is having more sex than you and your partner are. There is a stereotype 'out there', which makes us think that all men are highly sexed and...
Michele Carelse (04/18/2009)
Cocoa trees are native to Central America. They have been growing for over 4,000 years. There were grown wild at first, but in about 600 A.D. the first cocoa plantations were established by the people of Yucatan. For a long time chocolate was only thought of as a beverage. It wasn't until...
Dorrie Ruplinger (04/18/2009)
Asian gardens are attractive and charming; their simple look and the use of the natural landscape are making them an awesome model. The lanterns, and tea houses and small bridges are making Asian gardens more attractive. Mountain plants, seashore plants are often used to design a landscape...
Craig Rad (04/18/2009)
TEMPO Interaktif, New York:Pemburu fosil dari Amerika Serikat telah menemukan pohon tertua di dunia. Pohon jenis palem-paleman itu disebut Wattieza, yang diperkirakan hidup 380 juta tahun lalu. Penemuan yang dipublikasikan di Jurnal Nature edisi kemarin ini memberikan gambaran...
(04/20/2007)
TEMPO Interaktif, Jakarta:Pada bulan-bulan seperti sekarang, Februari sampai Mei, pohon angsana pasti mengeluarkan bunganya yang kuning dan wangi. Sosoknya yang menyegarkan mata membuat angsana banyak dipilih sebagai pohon peneduh jalan di kota besar. Namun, bagi penduduk suku...
Tjandra Dewi (04/20/2007)
TEMPO Interaktif, Jakarta:Tumbuhan famili Anacardiaceae, yang sering dimanfaatkan kayunya, ini terkenal karena getahnya amat beracun. Bila terkena kulit, getah rengas bisa menyebabkan iritasi berat, bahkan bisa melumpuhkan manusia. Racun dari getah ini juga kerap digunakan untuk...
Tjandra Dewi (04/20/2007)
TEMPO Interaktif, Jakarta:Banyak tumbuhan yang telah diisolasi dan diidentifikasi menunjukkan aktivitas antijamurnya. Misalnya aktivitas antijamur tanaman obat India Selatan, minyak esensial Hyssop, terhadap jamur patogen tanaman Pyrenophora avenae dan Pyricularia...
Tjandra Dewi (04/20/2007)
Daunnya bersirip genap. Setiap satu tangkai daun terdiri atas daun majemuk. Bunganya terdapat di ketiak daun menghadap kearah bawah. Di bawah pelepah daun terdapat bulatan kecil berwarna putih, seperti menir. Dalam bahasa Jawa menir adalah pecahan dari butiran-butiran beras berukuran kecil....
(04/25/2006)
Sekitar 250.000 hingga 350.000 spesies tumbuhan diyakini berpotensi sebagai tumbuhan obat (obat herbal). Namun baru sekitar 35.000 spesies yang telah dimanfaatkan. Badan Kesehatan Dunia (WHO) memperkirakan pemanfaatan potensi tumbuhan obat secara maksimal dapat memenuhi kebutuhan...
Hendra Wardhana (04/26/2010)