Medicinal Plants http://mtpr.org en Cinchona http://mtpr.org/post/cinchona <p>January 25th, 2014: Cinchona is the national tree of Peru and Ecuador. Its bark contains the alkaloid quinine, which since the 1600s, has been used to treat the fever and chills of malaria.</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 13665 at http://mtpr.org Cinchona Elderberry http://mtpr.org/post/elderberry <p>January 18th, 2014: Elderberry is an immune-booster, an antioxidant more potent than vitamin C, a stress reducer, and a powerful anti-viral. As they say in Austria:&nbsp; “Tip your hat to the elder.”</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 13664 at http://mtpr.org Elderberry Farewell Flora Delaterre http://mtpr.org/post/farewell-flora-delaterre <p>Intrepid phytomedicinal investigator, Flora Delaterre has decided to retire.&nbsp;"The Plant Detective" will have its last on-air broadcast on MTPR on December 28, 2013. &nbsp;But the program will live on via <strong><a href="http://mtpr.org/programs/plant-detective" target="_blank">podcasts</a></strong> and on demand <strong><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com" target="_blank">archives</a></strong>.&nbsp;&nbsp;Read more from Flora below.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:19:42 +0000 Beth Judy & MTPR 12809 at http://mtpr.org Farewell Flora Delaterre