Latin American Garden-Medicinal Plants

We visit the Ethnobotanical Garden on the Vanderbilt University campus and focus on those plants native to Latin America that have medicinal properties.

Plants Featured in this Clip

Piper auritum (Mexican Pepperleaf)
Asclepias curassavica (Mexican Butterfly Weed)
Callicarpa acuminata (Mexican Beautyberry)
Malvaviscus arboreus (Sleeping Hibiscus)
Cestrum parqui (Willow-leaved Jessamine)
Aloysia citrodora (Lemon Verbena)
Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage)
Tagetes lucida (Mexican Tarragon)
Oenothera berlandieri (Mexican Evening Primrose)

Julie Berbiglia

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