Plant Detective show

Plant Detective

Summary: Flora Delaterre, plant detective, investigates one medicinal plant per program, including recent science, traditional uses, efficacy, risks, and lore. Delaterre's investigations take her around the globe, from Sri Lanka to Siberia, from the Appalachian Mountains to the rainforests of the Northwest, from research laboratories to your backyard. A production of Montana Public Radio since 1996. Program duration: 1:29


 Medicinal Plants-Pipsissewa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

For urinary tract infection and tissue healing; milder than uva-ursi. Keywords: urinary antiseptic, astringent, salicylates, endangered, uva-ursi, kinnickinnick, kinnikinnick, Chimaphila umbellate, medicinal plants

 Medicinal Plants-Blue Cohosh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Safe, effective uterine tonic, but no longer recommended for childbirth. Keywords: childbirth, uterus, oxytocin, endangered, blue ginseng, blueberry root, papoose root, squawroot, Caulophyllum thalictroides, Flora Delaterre

 Medicinal Plants-Shepherd's Purse | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Nondescript weed that stops bleeding, especially in the uterus. Keywords: weed, styptic, hemorrhage, uterus, uterine hemorrhage, Capsella bursa, medicinal plants, phytomedicinals, Flora Delaterre

 Medicinal Plants-Corn Silk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

For urinary & prostate problems; cooling, soothing, healing. Keywords: Urinary tract infection, prostate, diuretic, inflammation, Zea Mays, Flora Delaterre, medicinal plants


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