The ancients used plants and plant parts as medicine to treat human illness is not new. Today we call it herbalism, herbology, phytomedicine, ethnomedicine or simply folk medicine.
Frequently cited in the US mass shooting incidents, antidepressants SSRIs are considered safe and effective for mental disorders. Adverse effects lead to violence, homicidal and suicidal tendencies.
Mangrove Sonneratia species are the super halophytes of intertidal habitats due to its ability to cope with salty enviroment. they have mechanism how to exclude and excrete excess salts.
Dermatophytes are groups of fungi that cause skin mycosis in humans such as ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch and many others are unhealthy and embarrassing to the afflicted, but curable.
Cleopatra and Sheba are among the regal women rulers of ancient East. Their leadership qualities and deep concern for the welfare of their subjects earned them the title of true Queens of the East.
Insects are part of the living world, they provide a balance to the food web. Beautiful gardens are not devoid of insects, beneficial insects control pests. Keep beneficial insects the natural way.
Despite the lack of scientific knowledge, early plant breeders were able to domesticate plants from the wild over thousands of generations. Some of these selected crops are still with us even today.
Integrating SA concepts in upland farming restore ecological balance, food security and economic stability. Greatest will be in the development of healthy soil, healthy crop, and healthy people.