“Static” information such as lists will be posted here. “Dynamic” information such as discussions will be in the blog. They will show in the categories on the right side of the page.
- The culinary herb FAQ
- Horizon Herbs
- Seeds of Medicine – Seeds of Medicinal and Culinary Herbs, Common and Rare
- Seeds of Sustenance – Seeds of Organic Vegetables, Treated with Love, not Chemicals
PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ETHNOBOTANICAL DATABASES
- Doctor Jim Duke is an ethnobotanist retired from the USDA.
Traditionally, plants have been cultivated and used to prevent and/or treat various human diseases. Numerous potent phytochemicals in plants have also been identified as chemicals accountable for treating human diseases. This plant database can be searched by using plants’ names. This database also contains information about some fruits and vegetables.
Thousands of phytochemicals have been isolated and characterized from plants, including fruits and vegetables. The isolated phytochemicals are grouped into distinctive classes by the number and kind of constitutive atoms and the structure of the basic skeleton. This database enables to search phytochemicals by using their names. The data page of each phytochemical contains its chemical structure, formula, and molecular weight.