Mandrake


Mandrake


Latin Name: podophyllum sp.
Alternative Name: may apple, ducks foot, wild lemon, umbrella plant, racoon berry, love apples, indian apple, hog apple
Forms Available: root, fruit

Mandrake – podophyllum – the fruit of the mandrake can be used in jams and jellies. The mandrake root has been a well used herbal remedy. It is a tonic for the glands and is purported to aid liver complaints. The native american indians used the ground root as a treatment for worms and as an antidote to snakebite venom. Externally, this root is used for wart removal.
Caution: do not use when pregnant or nursing and always used under medical supervision. USFDA consider unsafe.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Emetic, snakebite anti-venom, laxative, wart remover, digestive tract tonic.


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Mango Butter


Mango Butter


Latin Name: mangifera indica

Forms Available: butter

Mango Butter – mangifera indica – Mango butter is taken from the seed kernels of the fruit of the mango tree. It is similar in texture to shea butter and is much softer than cocoa butter. It has a very light yellow/mango color. High in unsaponifiables

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Used in skin softening preparations.


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