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Common Name: Myrtle | Scientific Name: Myrtus Communis

Family Name: Myrtaceae


This fragrant bush is mentioned in the Bible and just about every other text listing medicinal plants since. It is rich in volatile oils which do everything from speed healing of the skin to improve digestion. Even the berries are collected to make a tonic jam. This is one interesting plant and one worth reading about.

Disclaimer: The author makes no guarantees as to the the curative effect of any herb or tonic on this website, and no visitor should attempt to use any of the information herein provided as treatment for any illness, weakness, or disease without first consulting a physician or health care provider. Pregnant women should always consult first with a health care professional before taking any treatment.