Curculigo capitulata Palm grass
Homalomena: asthma and lung cancer herb
'mountain turtle' Stephania
'quit smoking' herb
Thladiantha spec. Mountain Buffalo
unusual dry decoration plants
This brightly yellow flowering poppy plant has been introduced from Mexico
long ago and is now growing wild in sunny, open places.
The Yao ethnic people who have been using opium for centuries are taking
the tea from the leafs of this medicinal herb to quit smoking opium. They
say it works also if you wish to stop smoking cigarettes. Whenever you
feel like smoking, take a cup of tea from the herb.
Should you decide to quit smoking or taking any drugs you may try this
For growing this plant you need a sunny and warm place. Mix some sand
and small stones into the soil and be modest with fertilizer. The plant
grows to about 50cm and flowers throughout the year in our place. If you
cut the lower leafs for tea, new branches induced by the additional light
sprout from the stem. Such you will have a continuous supply of tea until
you will not need it any more. It is advised to dry the leafs before using
them as tea.
Seeds and dried herbs are available in our store.
Mexican prickle poppy, Argemone mexicana, in its natural habitat.
check if we have seeds available
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ecologically friendly production of ornamentals:
Imagine, the traceability of your supply chain leads your
customers to the tropical jungles of the Mekong river and to the Himalayan
mountains where Tibet meets Yunnan. Immerged in diverse culture and rich
biodiversity, your customers can visit the places and people where your
organic products start from pristine soils, clean air, and where they
support the livelihood of local ethnic communities.
Would this add to the sustainability and credibility of your company?
Would your trademark benefit from international
research publications lauding your company's involvement in saving the
If you are in the food, cosmetics, flower, herbal, and medical business,
certifying your products as contributing to rain forest and biodiversity
protection will be an advantage with a competitive edge.
The TianZi Biodiversity Centre is working with German Universities to
design land use systems, which are bound to change paradigms: we promote
rare agro-biodiversity species, manage complexity, and find alternatives
to destructive forms of mono culture.
If all this is in line with your company's business concept - please contact
The TianZi Team.
Xishuangbanna is famous for its Dai Medicine. The Dai ethnic people
have identified more than 2000 plants, animals, mushrooms, and minerals
which are used to cure a wide variety of illnesses.
important: herbal medicine is designed not only to heal but more prominently
to make sure that the disease will not have any chance to attack you in
the first place.
of the medicinal species make very interesting garden and indoor plants.
We have made a selection of peculiar but also endangered medicinal herbs
because it is our goal to secure their survival through mass-propagation
and cultivation, and we contract grow them with local ethnic communities
of our area to help improve their livelihood.
some of the more common herbal medicines which usually come as tea or
food additives you may go to our page on traditional
growing for your company
If you are interested to have specific plant species grown by us for import
by your company, please write to us to negotiate a contract growing agreement.
How does it work?