Popular names - English: ALOES; German: aloe; French: ALOES; Spanish: acibar.
Aloe Vera - native to southern Africa.
Aloe Vera - perennial herb with stem wood, 2-3 m, simple neramificata, covered by remnants of dried leaves. Rosette leaves collected in the top of the trunk, Sesia, triangulation into sections and are consistent meat lower surface is convex, the top is concave according to the turgid leaf, lower surface presents spins as the leaf edge, spins Rosietici. Raceme blossom compound, erect. Ovat-acute bracts, 8-10 x 3-5 mm. Peduncle 4-5 mm. Flowers orange, 33 mm. Blooms in July-September. Fruit capsule 3 lodges. Seeds black, oval-shaped wings.
Culture - grow well in exhibitions sunny, well drained. Hang Panthe temperature of -3 ° C.
Multiplication - the seeds. It resembles the well-drained ground and covered with sand. After germination lasts wet, but not to excess. You can transplant when plants were 4 cm high. Leaf juice has properties aperitif, digestive, laxatives, purgatives.
Juice is obtained by cutting leaves at the base, allow to flow alone or is pressed, the juice obtained is heated to make fire, allow to cool to intarii. Juice color is dark brown, glossy, has characteristic odor and bitter taste.
Aloe vera is not venomous, but in the end laxative use should be limited in time, not indicated during pregnancy and lactation, and in case of inflamtii bowel and pelvic organs. Aloe juice and extract in external use, the healing of wounds, the burns and insect stings.
Aloe extract esyour account as potential therapy for AIDS, in association with antiviral agents.
Shares hipogliemice were verified nedependenti insulin for diabetes patients.
External use - tincture - 20 g of juice thickened alcohol in 100 ml of 70 °. Ten drops as a digestive, and 1-2 g as a purgative.
Charles W. Kane - Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest - Lincoln Town Press, 2006
Commonwealth Secretariat - Guidelines for Exporters of Medicinal Herbs to the European Market - Commonwealth Secretariat, 2001
Manuchair Ebadi - Pharmacodynamic Basis of Herbal Medicine - CRC, 2006
Maurice M. Iwu - Handbook of African Medicine Plants - CRC Press, 1993
Tom Reynolds - ALOES: The genus Aloe - CRC, 2004
Will Giles - Encyclopedia of Exotic Plants for Temperate climates - Timber Press, 2007
Cactus and succulent plants
Rhipsalis grandiflora Haworth 1819
Succulent plants - overview
Manure for such plants must be done with fertilizer rich in phosphorus and potassium.
Nitrogen should be given in limited quantities, that stimulates plant growth, weakens tissues and increases perspiration. Manure must be made during late winter to spring to stimulate growth and flowering.
Mammillaria tlalocii 'caespitosa' - cactus global branch at the base. Tulpuna spherical, time becomes columnara, 20 x 7 cm. 16-22 thorns radial, 1-2 mm long. 2.4 spin central, 6-10 mm long, dark brown. Flower pink-carmine, 12-14 x 8-10 mm.
Juicy species, perennial, native to Madagascar, was introduced in Europe in 1920. The species is named after Robert Blossfeld. Undergrowth of 40 cm height. Leaves simple, opposite, succulent, elliptic to ovata, the strains are from the top of Blong-lanceolata, 2-10 cm long, red margin, crenate, glabra.
Evergreen shrub. Branches erect. Leaves green, alternate or subverticilate, 6-21 x 2.5 cm, limb oblong, coriaceu, top acuminata, edge entire, nervatiune pinnate. Flowers arranged in terminal panicule, small flowers, hermaphrodite
Perennial species, 30 cm height, 60-90 cm diameter, forming a dense bush covering the ground well. Leaves linear-lanceolata, margin entire, shiny dark green, 2,5-4 cm long x 3.6 mm wide. Flowers white, 4 petals, blossom type corymb, 9 cm diameter, January-June period of prosperity. Fruit silicula, 7 mm long.
Sinningia speciosa Nees - Gloxinia
Strelitzia reginae - Bird of Paradise
Environmental problems of herbal apartment
Plants suffering physiological changes to adapt to climate change.
This is the time when plants suffer transported inside a time of stress. This exchange of environmental condition than growth, flowering, fruit production and in worst cases, can cause plant wilting.
Bellis perennis L. - bucks
Herbaceous perennial, prostrata, pubescent, 12-20 cm high. Rhizome short, fibrous roots. Leaves arranged in basal rosette, the surface covered with glandular hairs; language spatulate, crenata edge, rib median obvious, ribbed wing. Inflorescences solitary, 1.5-3 cm in diameter, involucre 3.8 mm high, bracts ovata or oval
Lycium barbarum - sea of fencing
Thorny shrub, 1-3 m high, stems Pendente .. Leaves alternate, glabra, short stalks, language ovat-elliptic, top acute, base cuneata, margins entire, 1-5.5 x 0.5-1.5 cm. Flowers hermaphrodite, axillary, solitary or in groups, calyx 0.3-0.4 cm long, 5-lobed or consonant, Corola infundibuliforma, 1-1.2 cm, pale purple, petals strong reflexes
Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .
Ceratonia siliqua L.
Dioecious tree, 8 meters high. Body iregulat, erect with the latita. Gray-brown bark with longitudinal fissures. Vast and dense crown. The branches are fine young tomentoase become glabrata with timpu. Leaves persistent, alternate, paripenat-compound, with 2.5 pairs of Folio, ovata, coriacee, margin entire, glossy dark green on the upper
Anthurium amnicola - herbaceous perennial, epiphytic, originally from Panama, rainforest grows from 600 to 900 m altitude.
Agave americana - herbaceous plant, perennial, rhizome drajonant. Arid soils increases in southern Texas, but naturalized in warm regions of the globe.
Agave blooms just once in its life cycle, from 80-100 years after the plant dies.
Anigozanthos rufus - Leg of kangaroo
Herbaceous rizomatoasa, Geof, 100-150 cm height. Mate leaves, gray-green, glabra, evergreen, 20-40 x 2-6 cm, margins scabrous. Escape very branched, tomentos. Inflorescences numerous, raceme. Red-purple flowers with pear, rare yellow-orange. Perianth law zigomorfic, lobate, tubular tomntoase, red, 25-35 mm long
Allium schoenoprasum is used as an ornamental species for borders or pots.
Leaves eaten cooked or raw with oil and fish. Leaves used like raw onions or garlic in a salad.
Narcissus poeticus L.
Bulb ovoid, 3-4 x 1.5-2 cm, brown tunic. 4 basal leaves, limb 20-40 x 0,6-1,2 cm, green glauca; nervatiune parallel. Flower stalk 30-45 cm. Flower solitary, fragrant, perianth 5.7 cm wide; periantului tube 2-3 cm; tepale overlapping, reflection, white, ovat-orbiculare, 1.5-2.5 x 1.5-2 cm, top mucronata