Are these 2 plants Linaria? Spent a lot of time googling and asking friends. Found the above at the slopes of Mt Eden Volcano. http://monrevedejardin.blogspot.co.nz/2013/05/les-folies-de-courson-1.html Below
My last post on the French theme. The story
however is not French but American. 20 years ago, the husband had a
conference in Washington DC. He took us on a wonderful holiday. We were
staying in NY and the breakfast was Croissants and muffins.
Both of them were super size, but greedy me went and asked if we could
have a refill of 4 Croissants. The woman said sorry, I will give you 2
Croissants and 2 muffins. I felt sheepish. The younger daughter was only
5. That remained one of our most heart warming stories of our trip to
Your Body Will Send 7 Signals That Dementia Is Coming.
Before pharmaceutical companies started running things, herbal remedies were what people used when the winter chills took hold.
sodas, bitters, spirits and liqueurs were originally made as tonics for
helping with ailments. In Aotearoa, tohunga created balms, herbal
infusions, steam baths and teas from local flora for preventing, curing
or easing all sorts of ills. Many of these rongoā are still used today.
leaves of kawakawa, a member of the pepper tree family, were commonly
used as a tea to help with digestion, as an anti-inflammatory tonic, and
as a mild intoxicant. Kawakawa is the milder cousin of kava, the
intoxicating root drunk in other Pacific Islands. It is probably the
most commonly used native ingredient in drinks in New Zealand.
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