Cacti happen in a wide range of shapes and sizes. They display many adaptations for
conserving water which makes them excellent house plants requiring little attention.
Paddle Cactus Science
Drooping Paddle Cactus
Succulents sometimes known as fat plants from over 60 different plant families make
house plants. Not needing a lot of care can flourish for many years. They are a
wonderful addition to any
Crown of Thorns Science
NASA studies at Stennis Space Center, private studies by Biosphere 2 in
Arizona and USSR studies in Siberia have documented the potential benefits for improving
indoor air quality with the presence of common household plants.
Spider Plant Science
Carbon dating revealed these plants were part of ritual/medicinal purposes in Xinjiang,
China as early as 494 B.C.
Native Americans used hops for a whole host of medical reasons, from inducing sleep,
reducing anxiety, fever, illness, and much more.
Globally hops are in many varieties of beer and beverages.
Comfrey (Symphytum officianale), a member of the borage family, is a fast-growing, leafy
perennial. The Latin name is from the Greek symphis, which means, “growing together of
bones” or “knit together.” Comfrey dates back as far as 50 AD.
It used for fertilizer, fodder for animals to treating a wide variety of ailments
ranging from broken bones, sprains, arthritis, burns, acne, cuts, bruises, sores,
eczema, varicose veins and other skin conditions.