Milkweed

Photo: usfwsmtnprairie, Common milkweed Milkweed = a herbaceous plant with milky sap critical to the monarch butterfly Photos https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwsmtnprairie Planeta.com Monarch Butterflies Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Plants

State of the World’s Plants

Just Published: State of the World’s Plants Download report (pdf) The report – prepared by Kathy J. Willis and Steve Bachman with contribution from 80 experts from the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London – provides, a first-time ever baseline assessment of our current knowledge on the diversity of plants on earth, the global threats these plants currently face, and …

The Origin of Mexican Folk Healing

Huichol Artwork by Annette Sandoval Despacio se va lejos. Slowly one goes far away. Mexican folk medicine is a healing philosophy with several disparate pasts. Two significant influences are the seemingly incompatible races of the American Indian and the Spanish conquistadors. The fusion of these two cultures has created the unique healing philosophy of the …