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Angostura – a genus of medicinal plant is native to tropical South America

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Angostura is a genus of medicinal plant that is native to tropical South America (Caroni region of Venezuela and northern Brazil). It is known for its use of bark in bitters. It is also known as Angustura, Bonplandia trifoliata, Cusparia Bark, Cusparia febrifuge (Galipea officinalis syn […]

Anamirta Cocculus – a climbing plant, is native to the Southeast Asia and India.

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Anamirta cocculus is a plant that is native to the Southeast Asia and India and is a climbing plant. Its fruit which is known as Cocculus indicus, is known to be the source of picrotoxin which is a poisonous alkaloid with stimulant properties.

The stems of […]

Alpinia which is also known as Tahitian Ginger belong to Family Zingiberaceae and Genus Alpinia.

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Alpinia which is also known as Tahitian Ginger can grow up to a height of 6-7 feet. The flowers are tubular and in droopy clusters. The flowers inflorescence is huge like a football and bloom all year. The flowers are fragrant and the colors vary from pink […]

Aleurites moluccana which is also known as Candlenut, Candleberry, Indian walnut is a flowering tree.

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Aleurites moluccana which is also known as Candlenut, Candleberry, Indian walnut, Kemiri, Varnish tree, Nuez de la India, Buah keras or Kukui nut tree, Indian or Belgaum walnut is a flowering tree that belongs to the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.

It is used in ancient oil extraction […]