In Indian-Ayurvedic medicine, hops has been recommended for restlessness associated with nervous tension, headache, and indigestion; its actions are reported as sedative, hypnotic, and antibacterial.
Unlike animals, plants lack a central nervous system and a brain, which are essential components for experiencing pain in animals. Plants do not have specialized pain receptors, and their responses to environmental stimuli are fundamentally different from the way animals perceive and respond to pain. Uprooting a carrot or trimming a hedge is not a form […]
The most widely cultivated crop in the world — is under growing attack from harmful toxins. Across Europe, almost half of wheat crops are impacted by the fungal infection that gives rise to these toxins. These troublesome ‘mycotoxins’ are produced by the fungus that causes Fusarium Head Blight, a disease that affects wheat and other […]
The roots of monstera plants have been used to make a remedy for snakebite in Martinique, and parts of the plant have also been used as a topical treatment for arthritis. Don’t try to replicate any of these treatments on your own, however. All parts of monstera plants contain insoluble calcium oxalate crystals, which cause extreme […]