In this section, we will go through a review of some common terms used when working with herbs and medicinal plants; These are terms and phrases that you may encounter in this website. These will assist you in understanding the material that will be presented. For some, this may be elementary. For others, it will be a reference source. And for others, it will be something they never knew before.Once you come to recognize and understand these terms, your study of plants and flowers used in herbal preparations will be much easier and will provide you with many pleasant hours, as you become more and more familiar with the herbal kingdom here on Earth.
First the most necessary one:
Herb: Plant material used for food, medicine, flavoring, or scent. Leaves, stems, roots, flowers can all be herbs. Some herbs have fleshy stems and some have woody stems.
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