ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Plant for Everything

Updated on January 25, 2015

Edelweiss & Dusty Miller

Edelweiss
Edelweiss
Dusty Miller
Dusty Miller

Kingdom of Plants Heal All


It’s amazing we don’t notice the inner magic of plants growing all over Mother Earth. Hidden within them are essences, powerful energies, and properties that may banish any aliment prone to mankind. There are plants that have unique uses and help with the darnest problems. Feel a discomfort? There's a plant awaiting. Need any enhancing? And there's a plant contemplating. We just need introducing.

The plant called Rocket Sweet (Hesperis matronalis) is a sweet deceit! The flowers stimulate your glands causing an aphrodisiac reaction. It's perfume is released only in the evening, a very romantic flower for the terrace.

PLANT OILS-ESSENTIAL (Young LIving) HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Lavender, Valerian, Aroma Blend, Ylang Ylang and even Lemon in testimonials keep it down.

COTTON (Gossypium herbaceum) source for our useful cotton fiber. It contains gossypol which is anti-viral and anti-parasitic and has proven most curiously to be a male anti-infertility drug in studies by the (WHO).

DUSTY MILLER (Senecio Cineraria) is a silver-white fanciful leaves that would look lovely with any flower in the garden. One to two drops of its juices in the eyes is said to remove cataracts.

EDELWIESS The famous white-wooly flowered plant (Leontopodium alpinum) sung and famous in the Sound of Music, Edelweiss is more than music. Widely cultivated in Europe, Edelweiss not only helps respiratory problems and dysentery, it neutralizes free radicals and blocks the formation of superoxides associated with aging. It also strengthens the walls of the capillaries and can be useful for varicose veins. It’s a flower miracle and superb for the elderly.

AMERICAN EPHEDRA (Ephedra nevadensis) know as Mormon or Desert tea, is native of the southwest in the United States. The foliage is similar to horsetail. This plant can be used as an excellent coffee and tea substitute and used for asthma and the kidneys.

Betony (stachys officinalis) is a perfect substitute for black tea and is caffeine-free!

NASTURTIUM (tropaeolum majus) the young leaves of Nasturtium are a lovely 'pepper' substitute and high in vitamin C. Seeds when green and immature, can take the place of capers for sauces.

FLAX-FIBRE (Linum usitatissimum) For fiber production this type has longer stronger fibers than ordinary flax. Proof the plant was already being used as early as 30,000 B.C. was found in a cave, with flax fibers spun and dyed In the Republic of Georgia.

MILKWEED (Ascepias syriaca) the shoots when young and tender are eaten like asparagus, but the silk-like seeds are used to stuff pillows.

FO-TI (Polygonum multiflorum) is a climber and pronounced in Asia as (he-shou-wu). It’s the legendary Elixir of Life of the orient. Professor Li lived 256 years taking Fo-ti at an early age. It’s a tonic herb used in Chinese medicine and its roots restore the blood, liver and kidneys.

GHOST EGGPLANT Norligbuitsa (Datura metel) West African herbalists the Ewe tell everyone wishing to use these herbs to offer a prayer and gift to the plant or beware this plant will turn and harm his patient. It is useful in healing swellings. If misused turns its prey into zombie-like slaves.

GYNURA (Gynura procubens or Leaves of the Gods) is another Asian climbing herb that can be tamed into a bush if pruned. It is used for diabetes lowering blood sugar unlike antidiabetic drugs. This herb lowers blood sugar preventing damage to the retina and kidneys. Additionally, it lowers high blood pressure, blood triglycerides and cholesterol, and is an anti-inflammatory and anti-viral.

Another plant for diabetes is the Cinnamon Yam (dioscorea oppositifolia) or the Chinese yam. It has white cinnamon-scented flowers that love to climb and edible tubers. It’s used to treat diabetes along with asthma, and emotional instability.

CHINESE SENEGA

Senega (Polygala tenuifolia) or Siberian milkwort is excellent for asthma, coughs, and phlegm. In Chinese medicine it’s used for poor memory, depression, heart palpitations, and most surprisingly, is an herb that helps release pent-up emotions.

LUFFA

The Luffa (Luffa aegyptica) loofah fruits when ripe can be dried and used as a dish sponge. It’s often called the ‘Dishcloth gourd.’ It’s a wonderful bath companion as it exfoliates the skin in a natural manner. You can grow this plant in your yard, and go all-natural.

NIGELLA

Nigella (Nigella Damascena), or love-in-a-mist, its seeds can be used in a sachet in closets or drawers in place of moth balls.

SOAPWORT

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) by steeping the roots in water you can obtain a beautiful skin rinse or soapy bath for delicate fabrics. When agitated, soapwort lathers like soap! It also relieves itchy skin.

TANSY beautiful little button flowers that are a natural cockroach and ant repeller. Eucalyptus is also a cockroach repellant.

Plants for sponges, insect repellants, tea, spice, cures, immune defense, incense, there is a plant for all our needs.And here, we've covered a various assortment of odd-use plants. What a wonderful world and what a joy plants are!

Tansy

Tansy
Tansy

Edelweiss Sang

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)