Coconuts Long Bay Portland Jamaica

Coconuts are Dying

Coconut – botanical name: Cocos nucifera Coconuts are dying.  This is a sad story. Once upon a time in Jamaica coconuts thrived and next to water were the staple of life. The people of Long Bay Portland Jamaica thrived on the industry they provided and the natural medicine that kept them very healthy. They used […]

Comfrey Rasta Seed
Medicinal Plants

What is Comfrey?

Comfrey Botanical Name: Symphytum x uplandica There are two species of comfrey: Wild Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, and cultivated comfrey, Symphytum x uplandica The “x” means it is a hybrid, a cross. Wild comfrey, Symphytum officinale, is a small plant up to a meter tall with yellow flowers. Cultivated comfrey Symphytum x uplandica is a large […]

nutmeg jamaica rasta
Medicinal Plants

Rasta Nutmeg Magical Spice

Nutmeg Family: Myristicaceae Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans Once the ingredient in a magical perfume as described in the most famous of all grimoires, (magic textbooks), The Key of Solomon the King nutmeg is an amazing and mystical spice. Click on image to buy this beautiful poster – Each one Teach one Apart from its known culinary […]

marigold leis
Organic Gardening

Marigolds Tagetes species very useful plants for your Rasta Garden

Marigolds beneficial companion plant in the garden Marigolds are a flower that I cannot do without in my rasta garden.They are a generous plant with strongly aromatic leaves and bright cheerful flowers. Not only do they stimulate the senses, but they are very useful plants in a healthy permaculture garden. Family: Asteraceae Tagetes erecta African […]