A substance that increases the flow of urine. Diuretics promote the removal of excess water, salts, poisons, and accumulated metabolic products, such as urea. They serve to rid the body of excess fluid (edema) that accumulates in the tissues owing to various disease states.
Edible, nutritious, and medicinal this weed is a springtime favorite of herbalists.
A common tropical creeping vine that grows on the sandy parts of beaches, goat’s foot is salt tolerant and propagates naturally by ocean dispersal (reproduces by sending its seeds, sea beans, floating out by ocean currents).
While it may be a mean looking plant, it is a powerful herbal ally for pollinators, animals, and humans alike.
A perennial leafy survivor that thrives in grassy areas and produces edible flowering bulbs.
A hardy, ubiquitous, and easy to grow evergreen plant that is good for the garden, kitchen, and apothecary.