Medicinal Plants of

Medicinal Plants of Medicinal Plants of - Start

Added : 2018-11-04 Views :5K

Download Presentation

Medicinal Plants of




Download Presentation - The PPT/PDF document "Medicinal Plants of" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.



Presentations text content in Medicinal Plants of

Slide1

Medicinal Plants of theSonoran Desert

Arlo Ogdennaturalist, historian, park ranger, educator and veteran

Educational Series

Slide2

Slide3

Learning ObjectivesFollowing this presentation, participants will:Learn which desert plants maybe beneficialLearn on collection and use techniquesLearn how to do a safety test

Slide4

Collection Common sense in usePreparationEnvironment Tools: gloves, tongs, sharp knife, sunscreen, waterWildlife: snakes, scorpions, bees, javelinas Land issues (Homestead Act)Quantity: we

are not the only ones using these plants

Slide5

"If a little is good a lot has got to be great"Somebody told me" Use

Slide6

References Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West Michael Moore Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest Charles W. KaneIndian Uses of Desert Plants James W. CornettGoogle

really doesn't know everything

Slide7

Everyone is different and so is the reaction to plants.When in doubt TESTI personally do not use tincturing techniques other than waterKnow your plantsAlways consult a physician Pre-cautions

Slide8

Slide9

 One of the most popular desert plants  Originally from Africa (aloe 6K years)  Where you find agave, you are likely to find aloe vera plants Aloe and burns, cuts, etc.

Agave vs. Aloe

Slide10

Slide11

Slide12

Slide13

Cut leaf from the main plant Expose fleshy inner portionUse Rub on cuts, burns, and bites

Preparation

Slide14

Slide15

Commercial varieties available Brittlebush in Pic Arthritis Collection Tools: Gloves Fruit (August & September)Remember the critters (desert tortoise)

Fruit reminds me of watermelonPrickly Pear (nopales

)

Slide16

Slide17

Reduces cholesterolConstipation (Fiber) As tea is good for urinary tract issuesRaw pulp helps diabetics Use

Slide18

Remove all spines and glochids Fire, cutting, scraping , freezing Cooked or rawPreparation

Slide19

Mesquite

Slide20

Slide21

Slide22

Always consult a physicianQuestions?


About DocSlides
DocSlides allows users to easily upload and share presentations, PDF documents, and images.Share your documents with the world , watch,share and upload any time you want. How can you benefit from using DocSlides? DocSlides consists documents from individuals and organizations on topics ranging from technology and business to travel, health, and education. Find and search for what interests you, and learn from people and more. You can also download DocSlides to read or reference later.
Youtube