Old man's beard, Usnea (Usnea spp.)

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts from South African Usnea barbata

Usnea barbata is a lichen of the Usneaceae family that grows epiphytieally on trunks and branches of trees. It is widespread in Hogsback South Africa. Extracts of the lichen were investigated for...

The Evaluation of Plants from Turkey for in Vitro Antimycobacterial Activity

In this research, extracts prepared from plant materials were tested against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv (ATCC 27294). Of the 107 plants tested, five exhibited more than 90% inhibition of gr...

Herbs for teeth and gums

The article offers tips for taking care of one's gums and teeth using herbs. The author cites the ingredients he uses which are composed of powdered herbs such as white oak bark, myrrh, bayberry,...

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