Posts tagged with "PLANTS"



20. August 2016
The rain forest is full of medicinal plants that have been used for centuries by both aborigines and modern society. Many of the pharmaceuticals we use today are extracted from plants hence the bitter taste that we get from pills due to the alkaloids. These alkaloids are produced by the plants as a self defense mechanism to deter would be predators from chomping on them. Those that grew up in Costa Rica, especially those that grew up in countryside, have experienced a mother, grandmother or...