Ever since pre-historic times human beings turned to the flora around them for finding medications. Plants have evolved a variety of substances that have a wide array of physiological, antibiotic and other therapeutic effects. Folk medicine learned to use these substances for the benefit of mankind. In modern medicine we also make use of many plant derived substances.
A word of caution – identifying a plant here as "medicinal" does not constitute a recommendation for its use in any medical application. On the contrary, it is likely to be toxic, if used improperly.
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