Monthly Archives: August 2012

New herb, an old story?

It’s a simple line that seems likely to be interpreted in myriad ways and not be the last word. “Cup of Herbal Tea Could Help Fight Breast Cancer” Or more specifically “An Aqueous Extract of Fagonia cretica Induces DNA Damage, … Continue reading

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Aloes

The orange-red inflorescence of an Aloe ferox. The recent prolific mid-winter flowering in a range of Aloe species had piqued my interest again in this mostly African genus of plants. There’s been at least half a dozen species flowering and … Continue reading

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