This herbaceous perennial is native to tropical areas of Central and South America, the Caribbean and Africa. It grows up to 1m high and produces tall spikes lined with small white flowers that... read more
Baquiña is a herbaceous plant that can grow up to 2m high. It is usually found in humid places, along river beds and in the woods.Its eye catching leaves can reach 16-35 cm in diameter.
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This cooling, annual plant is native to Europe and widely spread throughout North America. It has a weak stem so it grows in sprawling fashion. Each steam has a single line of hairs (which makes... read more
Common name: Cundeamor, Bitter melon
Botanical name: Momordica charantia.
Cundeamor grows in Caribbean, Amazon and other parts of South America, Asia and... read more
Elder (Sambucus racemosa) has rich folklore and it is extensively used by people of many traditions all over the world. It is native to Europe where it has long history of use. It is said that... read more
Common name: Grosella, Otaheite Gooseberry, Gooseberry tree.
Botanical name: Phyllanthus acidus.
Grosella grows in Caribbean, Central and South America... read more
Common name: Guanábana, Soursoap, Cherimoya, Brazilian paw paw, Graviola.
Botanical name: Annona muricata
Guanábana is a small evergreen tree that grows... read more
Common name: Hierba buena, Yerbabuena, Red mint, Hairy mint.
Botanical name: Mentha nemerosa.
This aromatic perennial plant is a type of mint that grows in... read more
Common name: Mata de Insulina, Insulina plant.
Botanical name: Boussigaulstia baselloides.
Planta de Insulina, comonly called on island of Puerto Rico, is... read more