Alisa Opar, GuestThe plant world is a violent place. When munching caterpillars or grazing cattle set their sights on a luscious leaf, a plant can’t hightail it out of harm’s way. Instead, flora fight back with noxious chemicals. But what repels one critter may not work on the next hungry mouth, explains Heidi Appel, a senior research scientist in the Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri. She’s found that some plants can actual [...]
Meme - To many, dandelions are weeds with lovely yellow flowers that turn into white fluffy balls that will spread seeds and overtake your yard and garden. But dandelions are more than weeds; they are a gift from nature loaded with fiber, vitamins and minerals essential for the body.Dandelion root can be purchased as a supplement or tea; its leaves make a great salad when young; and dandelion milk is especially good for treating skin diseases while the jui [...]
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