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medicinal plants

Medicinal plants are plants used as natural medicines. This practice has existed since prehistoric times. There are three ways in which plants have been found useful in medicine. First, they may be used directly as teas or in other extracted forms for their natural chemical constituents. Second, they may be used as agents in the synthesis of drugs. Finally, the organic molecules found in plants may be used as models for synthetic drugs.

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Plants in threes

trillium

trillium

A search list from plants.usda.gov.

Results for Common Name = three

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