Agapanthus: medicine and beauty
Doctrine of Signatures / Goethean Science / Homeopathic Proving / Medicinal Uses / Plant Nature / Plant Pictures

Agapanthus: medicine and beauty

Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns (Syn. Agapanthus umbellatus) Agapanthaceae / Amaryllidaceae Common Names Blue Lily, African Lily, Lily of the Nile; bloulelie / haaklelie (Afr), isicakathi (Xhosa), leta-la-phofu (Sotho), ubani (-oluncane) / uhlakahla (Zulu). Name Meanings Bloulelie = blue lily; haak = to catch / hook; isicakathi = antenatal / postnatal medicine; leta-la-phofu = saliva of … Continue reading

Salvia africana-lutea – luscious lipped African Brown Sage
Doctrine of Signatures / Medicinal Uses

Salvia africana-lutea – luscious lipped African Brown Sage

Salvia africana-lutea Lamiaceae Family Common Names Bruinsalie, Geelblomsalie, Sandsalie (Afr.); Brown Sage; Beach, Dune or Golden Salvia (Eng.) Name Meanings Salvia is from the Latin salvere which means to heal or to save. Africana means from Africa and lutea is yellow. This gives Yellow African Sage Classification & Taxonomic Relationships A Southern African member of … Continue reading