The cucumber tree is part of an ancient line of plants. It’s a good shade tree and has numerous medicinal uses. Here’s how to grow your own.
Turnips have nutritional as well as medicinal value, and they also predate the pumpkin when it comes to making lanterns out of vegetables.
Its spike ball fruit can take 30 years to appear, but while you wait, you can use sweet gum sap to fight inflammation, bacteria and fungus.
When the common cold or its cousin, the flu, has you feeling blue, turn to herbs for relief as alternatives or supplements to pharmaceuticals.
Two species of yucca, one called “soapweed” and another called “Mojave yucca,” are tough plants that have distinct looks and medicinal uses.
Strawberry leaf has traditional uses to help the digestive, respiratory, nervous and female reproductive systems, although it does carry some controversy.
Black radish is a food, like other radishes, but it also has numerous healing properties used for centuries that researchers are now verifying.