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White Willow Bark Information and Facts
A variety of different types of willow trees can be found in many countries in regions with temperate or cool climates. Willow trees grow mostly along rivers, swamps, and wet lands. These trees have long, flexible, hanging branches called whips or rods that have been used for centuries to make decor...
Wild Indigo Information and facts
Wild indigo is native to the Midwestern United States and continues to grow primarily in this region. The root of wild indigo is used medicinally. Wild indigo has been used in connection with the following conditions: common cold/sore throat, infection, and influenza.Historically, wild indigo was mo...
Wild Yam Root and Herb Benefits
Most species of wild yams can be found growing in most temperate climates in the world. One species of yam, Dioscorea villosa, is believed to have originated in east central North America. A related species, Dioscorea opposita (or oppositifolia), is native to China. Both of these species contain dio...
Witch Hazel Uses and Benefits
While witch hazel is originally from North America, today this potent herb can also be found in many parts of central and southern Europe. Both the leaves and the bark of the witch hazel plant have been used in herbal medicine. It is believed that witch hazel may be useful when used in connection wi...
Wormwood Herb Uses and Benefits
Wormwood can be found growing naturally in mild and temperate climate zones of Europe, North Africa, and Asia and is now cultivated in North America. Because of its attractive appearance and aroma, wormwood is often used in both residential and commercial landscaping. Wormwood has grayish-green leav...