Documentary Highlights Benefits and Principles of Permaculture

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Documentary illustrates how permaculture harnesses nature’s synergistic relationships to create efficient, self-supporting ecosystems

A five-zone model, designed for maximal output with minimal input, Continue reading

Plants Migrate, Too: On The Trail of Aloe Vera

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Some of the earliest uses of aloe vera involved the use of its sap as a powerful purgative during the 18th and 19th centuries

The use of aloe vera gel, which is found inside the leaves, Continue reading

40 Important Herbs Used by the Korku Tribes in Betul District (Central India)

korkusKorkus are natives of Central India mainly in the adjourning hill ranges of Satpuda in Madhya Pradesh- India. The age-old herbal experts in the community still rely more on natural ways of treating people in their community Continue reading

An Extract that Could Lower Blood Sugar Naturally

In India and Bangladesh, there is a very special forest known for its biodiversity. The forest is called the Sundarbans and has been declared a World Heritage Site. It is rich in medicinal plants, not the least of which is a mangrove palm called “Nypa fruticans Wurmb.” If you have any trouble regulating your blood sugar and worry about diabetes becoming a part of your life, you’ll want to read this health news about Nypa fruticans Wurmb.

Researchers at the Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Development Alternative, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, have discovered a potentially valuable health breakthrough about this mangrove palm. Traditionally, this tree is well-known by local practitioners Continue reading