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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #105 on: December 02, 2018, 12:59:13 PM »


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Banana plants

Musa and Ensete  plants Common name Banana  botanically a berry large, red or dark green elegant leaves
 The world's largest producers of bananas in 2016 were India and China, which together accounted for 28% of total production.
Hardier species, such as Musa basjoo, can grow in the uk and be left in situ over winter, and it is generally recommended to wrap plants to protect from cold weather I have grown this plant


    In Arillas plant
 
RED LEAVES



Banana plants are in the Musaceae family. These plants produce beautiful blooms often used in edible decorations and on cakes. Banana plants and its blooms are not considered toxic to humans or animals.


Treat Damaged Hair
Milkshakes
 Whiten Teeth. Dying for some pearly whites?  Rub banana peel on your teeth for about two minutes every time you brush and you’ll be well on your way to that perfect smile.
Prevent Wrinkles. Cream
cooking
Skin moisturizer. Rich in potassium and moisture, it will hydrate and moisturizes dry skin, making it soft and supple. ...
Oil control. If you've got oily greasy skin, use a simple banana face mask with lemon juice and honey. ...
Anti-aging effects. ...
Treats acne. ...
Lightens dark spots.




Bananas also contain high amounts of rutin, a compound that complements the activity of vitamin C, and helps to maintain strong, flexible blood vessels. Rutin also possesses antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. As much as bananas are protective, they are also very significant mood food.
High Fibre Content. Banana is loaded with fibre, both soluble and insoluble. ...
Heart Health. ...
Ease in Digestion. ...
Powerhouse of Nutrients. ...
High Source Of Potassium. ...
Blood Pressure. ...
Helps Fight Anaemia.
Heart Health
Ease in Digestion
High Fibre Content
Wounds - Heal wounds faster with banana peel, especially knee injuries. Rub directly on affected area or tape the peel to the wound overnight, washing with warm water in the morning. Repeat daily. Splinter removal - Tape on the affected area.









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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #106 on: December 03, 2018, 11:39:02 AM »


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Curry plant

Have you ever walked along a foot path in Arillas then smelt curry i know i have and you look around and find nothing well problem solved I have this plant in my garden
Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is sometimes called the curry plant because of the strong smell of its leaves. Other common names include Italian strawflower and immortelle. It grows on dry, rocky or sandy ground around the Mediterranean.The clusters of yellow flowers are produced in summer and can reach 60 centimetres (24 in) or more in height.
This plant is sometimes used as a spice. Although called "curry plant" and smelling like curry powder, it is not related with this mixture of spices, nor with the curry tree (Murraya koenigii), and is not used as masala for curry dishes either. Rather, it has a resinous, somewhat bitter aroma reminiscent of sage or wormwood and its young shoots and leaves are often used stewed in Mediterranean meat, fish or vegetable dishes until they have imparted their flavour, and removed before serving.





The plant looks like these two
Santolinas you can tell by the strong smell of its leaves.



Poisonous to humans none


Essential Oil, cooking herb garden. And in raised beds for disability people such as blind  and wheelchair users so they can smell the fragrance



In traditional Mediterranean medicine practices that have been using helichrysum oil for centuries, its flowers and leaves are the most useful parts of the plant. They are prepared in different ways to treat conditions, including:

Allergies
Acne
Colds
Cough
Skin inflammation
Wound healing
Constipation
Indigestion and acid reflux
Liver diseases
Gallbladder disorders
Inflammation of the muscles and joints
Infections
Candida
Insomnia
Stomachaches
Bloating












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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #107 on: December 04, 2018, 10:34:26 AM »


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Valerian

Valeriana officinalis Family:Caprifoliaceae  is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe and Asia
 height of 1.5 metres (5 ft), it bears sweetly scented pink or white flowers that attract many fly species, especially hoverflies It is consumed as food by the larvae of some Lepidoptera (butterfly and moth) species, including the grey pug. Valerian has been used as a medicinal herb since at least the time of ancient Greece and Rome
 In medieval Sweden, it was sometimes placed in the wedding clothes of the groom to ward off the "envy" of the elves. In the 16th century,
The name of the herb is derived from the personal name Valeria and the Latin verb valere (to be strong, healthy)
HABITATS
Coastal Grassland, Edge, Open Disturbed Area, Roadside, Vacant Lot, Yard or Garden. This plant can grow in a variety of different habitats ranging from grasslands to wooded areas. It can tolerate both dry and moist soils. It is often abundant near the coast.





  Is valerian poisonous to humans   is generally considered fairly safe   

No other uses


Medicine is made from the root. Valerian is most commonly used for sleep disorders, especially the inability to sleep (insomnia). Valerian is also used orally for anxiety and psychological stress, but there is limited scientific research to support these uses.
Researchers aren't sure how valerian root works to ease insomnia and anxiety. They think it subtly increases the levels of a chemical known as gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. GABA contributes to a calming effect in the body.
Anxiety. The aforementioned GABA also helps to calm anxiety with its regulation of nerve cells. ...
Pain Relief. Valerian appears to work directly on the nervous system as a natural pain reliever. ...
Muscle Relaxant. ...
Heart Health.
Treat Fibromyalgia
Treat Restless Leg Syndrome
Lowers Blood Pressure
Relieve Knee Pain
Treat Lower Back Pain
Great For Digestive Problems
Stress Management
Migraine & Headaches
 Palpitations
Treat Shin Splints
For Vertigo
Stop Hand Tremors
Menopausal Symptoms
Memory Improvement ?
Hyperthyroidism Disease
Reduce Epilepsy
Treat Sciatica



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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #108 on: December 05, 2018, 02:02:48 PM »


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Bermuda buttercup

Oxalis pes-caprae Common name Bermuda buttercup, African wood-sorrel English weed You can see this plant in Arillas  This species is most commonly found in temperate regions, but occasionally also inhabits semi-arid and cooler sub-tropical environments. It is a weed of gardens, parks, lawns, waterways, roadsides, disturbed sites, waste areas, pastures, grasslands, open woodlands, crops and orchards. it is very  invasive
This flowering plant in the wood sorrel family Oxalidaceae
 The genus name Oxalis is derived from Greek meaning sour, referring to the sour-tasting oxalic acid present throughout the plant.
Oxalis is a large genus of flowering plants in the wood-sorrel family Oxalidaceae comprising about 570 species. The genus occurs throughout most of the world, except for the polar areas; species diversity is particularly rich in tropical Brazil, Mexico and South Africa.
Some are weeds A pest and some are grown for ornamental plants in gardens ect
Oxalis can be grown indoors as a houseplant or outdoors in the garden. They from the garden center are generally available in the fall or early spring.




CANDY CANE SORREL             CULTIVARE OXALIS


The Shamrock, Sorrel or Oxalis plant has a very bitter taste, which often deters dogs and cats from consuming large quantities. ... However, when ingested in large enough quantities in small animals, it can result in poisoning in dogs, cats, and even humans


Wood sorrel, or oxalis, is a medium-sized wild edible weed that thrives in most areas  Distinguishing Features: The leaves of this wild edible plant slightly resemble a shamrock
Wood sorrel (a type of oxalis) is an edible wild plant that has been consumed by humans around the world for millennia
Kiowa Indian tribe chewed wood sorrel to alleviate thirst on long trips
 Indians cooked it with sugar to make a dessert, the Algonquin Indians considered it an aphrodisiac, the Cherokee ate wood sorrel to alleviate mouth sores and a sore throat, and the Iroquois ate wood sorrel to help with cramps, fever and nausea.
Added to salads
The leaves contain oxalic acid, which gives them their sharp flavour. Perfectly all right in small quantities, the leaves should not be eaten in large amounts since oxalic acid can bind up the body's supply of calcium leading to nutritional deficiency. The quantity of oxalic acid will be reduced if the leaves are cooked. People with a tendency to rheumatism, arthritis, gout, kidney stones or hyperacidity should take especial caution if including this plant in their diet since it can aggravate their condition.  A slimy substance collects in the mouth when the leaves are chewed, this is used by magicians to protect the mouth when they eat glass. Yellow, orange and red to brown dyes are obtained from the flowers. The boiled whole plant yields a yellow dye.



The whole plant is anthelmintic, antiphlogistic, astringent, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, lithontripic, stomachic and styptic. It is used in the treatment of influenza, fever, urinary tract infections, enteritis, diarrhoea, traumatic injuries, sprains and poisonous snake bites. The juice of the plant, mixed with butter, is applied to muscular swellings, boils and pimples. An infusion can be used as a wash to rid children of hookworms. The plant is a good source of vitamin C and is used as an antiscorbutic in the treatment of scurvy. The leaves are used as an antidote to poisoning by the seeds of Datura spp, arsenic and mercury. The leaf juice is applied to insect bites, burns and skin eruptions. It has an antibacterial activity.







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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #109 on: December 06, 2018, 02:06:47 PM »



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Wisteria

Wisteria is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae Leguminosae
Wisterias climb by twining their stems either clockwise or counterclockwise around any available support. W. floribunda (Japanese wisteria) twines clockwise when viewed from above, while W. sinensis twines counterclockwise when viewed from above. This is an aid in identifying the two most common species of wisteria. They can climb as high as 20 m (66 ft.) above the ground and spread out 10 m (33 ft.)
The flowers of some species are fragrant, most notably W. sinensis. Wisteria species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including brown-tail The brown-tail moth is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is native to Europe
The seeds are produced in pods similar to those of Laburnum






The seeds are produced in pods similar to those of Laburnum, and, like the seeds of that genus, are poisonous. All parts of the plant contain a saponin called wisterin, which is toxic if ingested, and may cause dizziness, confusion, speech problems, nausea, vomiting, stomach pains, diarrhea and collapse  The flowers are edible in moderation


fibre from the stems can be used to make paper, the fibre is about 1.3 - 3.7mm long. Stems are harvested in the summer, the leaves removed and the stems steamed until the fibre can be stripped. The fibres are cooked for 2 hours with lye and then put in a ball mill for 3 hours. The paper is a buff colour   Wisteria Fragrance Oil  Use Wisteria Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Recipes Wisteria Incense sticks



Medicinal use of Chinese Wisteria: The seed is diuretic. It is used in the treatment of heart ailments







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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #110 on: December 07, 2018, 11:45:39 AM »


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YEW TREES

Taxus baccata is a conifer native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia. It is the tree originally known as yew, though with other related trees becoming known, it may now be known as common yew, English yew, or European yew Baccata is Latin for bearing red berries
The common yew was one of the many species first described by Linnaeus. It is one of around 30 conifer species in seven genera in the family Taxaceae, which is placed in the order Pinales.
Yew (Taxus baccata) is a characteristic tree of churchyards, where some are estimated to be well over 1,000 years old. ... As early Christians often built their churches on these consecrated sites, the association of yew trees with churchyards was perpetuated.
probably planted around 1,000 BC by Druids. ... Poisonous yew trees were planted in churchyards so that farmers made sure that their animals didn't stray into them. Yew wood is distinctly red and white, especially when the trunk is freshly cut.
It is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree, growing 10–20 metres (33–66 ft) (exceptionally up to 28 metres (92 ft)) tall, with a trunk up to 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) (exceptionally 4 metres (13 ft)) in diameter. The bark is thin, scaly brown, coming off in small flakes aligned with the stem.






Toxicity. All parts of a yew plant are toxic to humans, due to taxine alkaloids, with the exception of the yew berries (however, their seeds are toxic).Chewing on Taxus species branches has caused death in dogs. And yew plants are potentially toxic to pet chinchillas and companion birds such as budgerigars and canaries, although macaws appear to be resistant. ... Taxus baccata are long-lived; some English yews are more than 2,000 years old.




Wood work furniture   and longbows One of the simpler longbow designs is known as the self bow, by definition made from a single piece of wood. Traditional English longbows are self bows made from yew wood. ... Yew sapwood is good only in tension, while the heartwood is good in compression
 Musical instruments






Women use it for starting menstruation and causing abortions. Pharmaceutical companies make paclitaxel (Taxol), a prescription drug for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancer, from the bark of the yew tree. They extract paclitaxel, leaving the poisonous chemicals in yew behind.
Yew is a tree. People use the bark, branch tips, and needles to make medicine. ... Pharmaceutical companies make paclitaxel (Taxol), a prescription drug for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancer, from the bark of the yew tree. They extract paclitaxel, leaving the poisonous chemicals in yew behind.
These chemicals help to stop new cancer cells forming. Known as taxanes, they do this by disrupting the function of microtubules in our bodies, key players in the process of cell division






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Re: Walking around corfu
« Reply #111 on: December 08, 2018, 11:31:16 AM »


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Coreopsis

common name 'Tickseed' which derives from the Greek 'koris'  meaning bed-bug and “opsis” Coreopsis means to be always cheerful,
Family:   Asteraceae These plants range from 46–120 cm (18–47 in) in height. Very bright yellow

The species is known to specifically provide food to caterpillars
 habitats In the wild they can be found growing along roadsides and open fields
You can grow this plant in the uk no problem i have a few fowers all though summer


You all know this house the waste ground next door


and around the bach road



: Coreopsis spp. Family: Compositae.Note: In general, plants considered poisonous to humans are considered poisonous to animals. ... Exposure to these plants is not expected to cause any symptoms. 
The plant and flowers are edible, but fairly bitter. The flowers are attractive added to green salads. ... The seed can also be sprouted and added to salads. NOTE: It is not the same variety as the herb commonly called Rocket, which is used as a green in salads.
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats, ...


- Coreopsis can grow also in a garden as a border plant or in a containers
Remove spent flowers so that the plant does not become weedy . Use Food: Flowers boiled in water makes a red liquid used as a beverage.



Use Medicinal: Amerindians used root tea for diarrhea and as an emetic. Dried tops in a tea to strengthen blood.
 An infusion of the whole plant without the root has been used by women desiring a female baby.









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« Reply #112 on: December 09, 2018, 10:48:38 AM »


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Wild Foxglove

The foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, Family: Scrophulariaceae is one of the most familiar of our wild flowers and certainly the most distinctive. Its association with man is long and complex. Digitalin, which is extracted from it, is a powerful poison and an important drugs in the treatment of heart complaints.
Foxglove grows best in hot dry sites, accepts a wide variety of soils and tolerates a lot of sun but partial shade is preferred. It spreads solely by seed. The flower spike will re-sprout when cut
native to Europe, particularly Greece, and North Africa) that has become naturalized in a number of areas. Most Digitalis lanata are biennial but some can be perennial if the growing season is longer. In the plants first year it forms a basal rosette and in second and subsequent years sends up an unbranched flowering stem that can reach 2 to 5 feet in height and have purplish coloration or blotches.
Habitat: roadside verges, woodland edges, heaths, gardens and along hedgerows.
Foxgloves are adapted to be pollinated by bees, especially long-tongued bees such as the common carder bee. The plant’s brightly coloured flowers and dark spotted lip attracts the bees, and the lower lip of the flower means that the insect is able to land before climbing up the tube. During this process the bee will dislodge pollen and then transfer it to another plant.





Foxglove, while very beautiful with its trumpet like blossoms, are very poisonous to dogs, cats, and even humans! Foxglove contains naturally-occurring poisons that affect the heart, specifically cardenolides or bufadienolides.
This plant was used to poison X loved ones by crushing the seeds and put in a drink to make it look like a heart attack



Only growing in gardens, woodlands,


Digitalis Medicines. Digitalis is used to treat congestive heart failure (CHF) and heart rhythm problems (atrial arrhythmias). Digitalis can increase blood flow throughout your body and reduce swelling in your hands and ankles.
Although the parts of the plant that grow above the ground can be used for medicine, foxglove is unsafe for self-medication. All parts of the plant are poisonous. Chemicals taken from foxglove are used to make a prescription drug called digoxin. Digitalis lanata is the major source of digoxin in the US
Calcium and the mechanism of action of digitalis. A critical review is made of the mechanism by which digitalis increases the force of contraction of heart muscle.
Ultimately, digitalis increases cardiac output (Cardiac Output=Stroke Volume x Heart Rate). ... Digitalis also has a vagal effect on the parasympathetic nervous system, and as such is used in re-entrant cardiac arrhythmias and to slow the ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation.
There is also evidence that digoxin increases vagal activity, thereby decreasing heart rate by slowing depolarization of pacemaker cells in the AV node. This negative chronotropic effect would therefore be synergistic with the direct effect on cardiac pacemaker cells. ... Slight vasodilation is seen in heart failure.








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« Reply #113 on: December 10, 2018, 02:03:09 PM »


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Ballota

Ballota- known as False Dittany or False Divinity is a genus of flowering evergreen perennial plants and subshrubs in the family Lamiaceae. native to temperate regions. The Mediterranean region has the highest diversity in the genus, with more isolated locations in South Africa, Central Asia, northern Europe, and the islands of the eastern North Atlantic
Distribution and habitat. Ballota nigra is a nitrophilous plant; it grows in ruins, fallows and hedges, up to 1300 m. It prefers loose, calcareous (alkaline) soils. It tolerates temperatures as low as -5°/-10 °C.
An extremely drought-tolerant perennial, forming a shrubby evergreen mound.
 thrives in poor soils. A good candidate for a raised bed or rock garden. If plants become leggy over time, just prune them back hard in the spring. Possibly deer and/or rabbit resistant.
The leaves are very hairy and soft, giving a velvety silver-grey appearance and catching drops of rain or dew in a delightful way
Height 30-60 cm  12-24 inches  Blooming Time  Late Spring Mid Summer

At first  it looks like a Sting Nettle


UNKNOWN


None known


Antianxiety;  Antiemetic;  Antispasmodic;  Stimulant;  Vermifuge.
 history of herbal use, though is not widely employed in modern herbalism because of its unpleasant flavour. Nonetheless, it does have a range of medicinal virtues, being especially effective in its action as an antiemetic. In the past it was often used for treating problems connected with the respiratory system, convulsions, low spirits and the menopause, but present-day authorities differ over whether it was effective in these applications. The whole plant is antiemetic, antispasmodic, expectorant, stimulant and vermifuge. It is taken internally in the treatment of nervous dyspepsia, travelling sickness, morning sickness in pregnancy, arthritis, gout, menstrual disorders and bronchial complaints. The plant is harvested as it comes into flower and is dried for later use. It should not be stored for longer than a year. The fresh herb is sometimes used to make a syrup.
Restful and help with insomnia
Restore mental balance at nervous tension
Mild gastrointestinal cramps



     





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« Reply #114 on: December 11, 2018, 10:39:39 AM »


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Coronilla

The genus Coronilla contains about 20 species of flowering plants native to Europe and North Africa. Family: Fabaceae Sweetly scented, lemon yellow flowers
Ultimate height 0.5-1 metres
Coronilla can be annuals, herbaceous perennials or deciduous or evergreen shrubs, with pinnate leaves and often scented, pea-like flowers in compact umbels in the leaf axils Flowers well in poor soil, so does not need extra feed.
Habitat  Hedgerow-fields-gardensas a shrub-roadsides
I have grown this plant very nice




Coronilla varia can be poisonous to single-stomached animals if ingested in large quantities because of the presence of nitroglycosides. If consumed in large amounts, it can cause slow growth, paralysis, or even death. A hillside with Coronilla varia
POISON TO HUMANS  The whole plant contains a toxic glycoside called coronillin is - a poisonous yellow glucoside from seeds of plants of the genus Coronilla that affects the heart like digitalis.



NO USES UNKNOWN

Coronilla varia. The whole plant has cardiotonic and emetic properties. Also, it is used for the treatment of rheumatism and the muscle cramps. The plant is administered in the form of herbal tea from the dried root and leave.



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« Reply #115 on: December 12, 2018, 10:38:18 AM »


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MELONS

A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with sweet edible, fleshy fruit
Bambino watermelon Golden honeydew Sharlyn melon Persian melon Casaba melon Santa Claus melon Orange-flesh honeydew Juan Canary melon The word "melon" can refer to either the plant or specifically to the fruit. Botanically, a melon is a kind of berry,
 The word melon derives from Latin melopepo, which is the latinization of the Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopepōn), meaning "melon", itself a compound of μῆλον (mēlon), "apple, treefruit (of any kind)" and πέπων (pepōn), amongst others "a kind of gourd or melon". Many different cultivars have been produced, particularly of cantaloupes. popular summer fruit in all parts of the world





Definitely don't share honeydew melon if your dog is diabetic. You also don't want to give your dog too much dietary fiber—this can be hard on your dog's digestive system. Be sure to remove the rind and seeds and only offer a few bites of honeydew melon periodically.
Cantaloupe. Believe it or not, melons, and cantaloupes in particular, are a common source of food poisoning, because they're usually not washed before being eaten.



Cantaloupe Jam Watermelon konfyt


An anticoagulant called adenosine present in melon fruit can stop the clotting of blood cells which causes stroke or heart disease. Melons lower the risk of heart disease by smoothing the blood in the body. Besides, the high content of water in melon provides a soothing effect which helps relieve heartburn.
Anti- Cancer Properties:
Heart Health:
Cures Kidney Disease:
Digestive Health:
Energy Booster:
Weight Loss:
Maintains Healthy Skin
Anti- Aging Benefits:
Good Moisturizer:
Promotes Hair Growth:
Prevents Hair Loss:
These juicy fruits are packed with health benefiting nutrients comprising of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants








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« Reply #116 on: December 12, 2018, 04:19:23 PM »


. Believe it or not, melons, and cantaloupes in particular, are a common source of food poisoning, because they're usually not washed before being eaten.[/b][/color][/size]

So there ya go , guys. - Never forget to wash yer melons!!
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« Reply #117 on: December 12, 2018, 05:33:08 PM »



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NEIL Behave your self I was very tempted to say about the Melons I do like Melons nice Melons

Kev



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« Reply #118 on: December 12, 2018, 11:56:26 PM »
I am so desperate not to go off the topic it should be , Kevin...,............
.............. but , after a darts night and late return home, I cannot resist this one.
What do you get if you cross a melon with a cauliflower???
A MELONCOLY baby. -
Many congrats , by the way. Nearly 4000 viewings on this topic. Many green fingers out there!!
Green fingers? - Wash yer melons> - I won't go there , on this occassion.
Cheers
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« Reply #119 on: December 13, 2018, 10:50:07 AM »



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Eucalyptus trees

Eucalyptus common name the gum tree  because they exude copious kino from any break in the bark (e.g., scribbly gum). The generic name is derived from the Greek words ευ (eu) "well" and καλύπτω (kalýpto) "to cover", referring to the operculum on the calyx that initially conceals the flower.Family:   Myrtaceae
There are more than 700 species of eucalyptus and most are native to Australia; a very small number are found in adjacent areas of New Guinea and Indonesia. One species, Eucalyptus deglupta, ranges as far north as the Philippines. Of the 15 species found outside Australia, just nine are exclusively non-Australian. Species of eucalyptus are cultivated widely in the tropical and temperate world, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East, China, and the Indian subcontinent. However, the range over which many eucalypts can be planted in the temperate zone is constrained by their limited cold tolerance.
ON YOUR WALKS YOU CAN SEE THIS PLANT AT SAN STEFANO  https://eucalyptustaverna.com/   




the research on the effects of eucalyptus on people had involved eucalyptus oil. North Carolina State University has found that consuming large amounts of of eucalyptus oil was “extremely toxic” and could cause “nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and coma
If consumed internally at low dosage as a flavouring component or in pharmaceutical products at the recommended rate, cineole-based 'oil of eucalyptus' is safe for adults. However, systemic toxicity can result from ingestion or topical application at higher than recommended doses.




Eucalyptus Oil Hardwood Garden Furniture Although teak is more expensive than most woods used for outdoor furniture, it remains popular because of its longevity, immunity to weather, and very few care requirements. Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus is also a good alternative and can last almost as long as teak if treated annually with a water-based acrylic sealant.





Eucalyptus is a tree. The dried leaves and oil are used to make medicine. People use eucalyptus for many conditions including asthma, bronchitis, plaque and gingivitis, head lice, toe nail fungus, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.Other documented medicinal and healthy uses for eucalyptus include: Treatment of respiratory illnesses – Coughs, colds, sore throats, asthma, and congestion appear to respond to medicines containing eucalyptus. Relieve congestion and cough by rubbing eucalyptus oil or ointment into the chest.
Eucalyptus and dental care
Insect repellent
Pain relief
Stimulating immune system
Arthritis - potentially due to its anti-inflammatory properties
A blocked nose
Wounds and burns
Ulcers
Cold sores - perhaps due to its anti-inflammatory properties
Bladder diseases
Diabetes - eucalyptus might help lower blood sugar
Fever
Flu
Shampoo