Trichosanthes cucumerina also known as snake gourd is a tropical or subtropical vine, raised for its strikingly long fruit, used as a vegetable, medicine, and, a lesser known use, crafting didgeridoos. Further, the plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
We offer our clients grow bags for coleus aromaticus. The leaves of this plant has many medical applications. the leaves are strongly flavoured and has many traditional medicinal uses, especially for the treatment of coughs, sore throats and nasal congestion
All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves, stems and the dried seeds are the parts most commonly used in cooking. The leaves of coriander are stimulant and tonic. They strengthen the stomach and promote its action, relieve flatulence, increase secretion and discharge of urine and reduce fever. They act as an aphrodisiac, help in the removal of catarrhal matter and phlegm from the bronchial tubes thereby counteracting any spasmodic disorders. Coriander seeds reduce fever. and promote a feeling of coolness. Coriander juice is highly beneficial in deficiencies of vitamin A, B1, B2, C and iron.
We offer solanum nigrum (black nightshade) grow bags. This plant's leaves are used to treat mouth ulcers. externally, the juice or an ointment prepared from the leaves can be used for skin problems and tumors. its root ,stem , and flower with fruits are so useful in medicinal purpose.
It is useful in broncitis ,asthma, pneumonia and rheumatism, its roots and leaves have laxative properties. Juice of leaves is considered an efficient emetic, that is ,a medicine for causing vomiting. A product of fresh leaves is useful on ulcers.
Rue has a strong, aromatic and sweet fragrance which when inhaled acts as an excellent immune system to many diseases. These leaves can be tied to hands, legs and hops of children to treat cold, cough, fever and indigestion problems found common in them.