Herbs that grows native in Africa and the countries and regions where the herb is most common
This beautiful and detailed #map shows every #herb that grows native in #Africa and gives an idea of the countries and #regions where the herb is most common: Birthplace of Man-(and Woman)-Kind! The second largest continent on #Earth, Over 11 MILLION square miles and over 1.4 BILLION people!
Africa has such a huge variety of #geography, #flora, #fauna and #people that make it one of the most fascinating mix of #cultures and #traditions stretching back over 150, 000 years of #evolution.
With the culture of folk medicine, cooking and the incredible array of native #plants Africa is truly a jewel of wealth when it comes to herbs.
Thyme, a hardy #drought resistant plant, grows in the dry landscapes of #WesternSahara.
The #DemocraticRepublicofCongo with 80 Inches of rain a year, the highest frequency of thunderstorms anywhere in the world and the second largest #rainforest after the #Amazon, The #Congo Rainforest, alone holds more plant life than any other African Country.
We find Devil’s Claw, one of our best selling herbs, used in the treatment of pain from both Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis growing in #Namibia and the deserts of the #Kalahari.
Somalia in #EastAfrica, known by many as the birthplace of modern #humans, has the beautiful gums & resins of opoponax, Myrrh & Frankincense.
The island of Madagascar, off the Eastern Coast of Africa is far too rich with unique species of herbs, trees and animals to even begin to discuss.
Many people are searching these places for the natural beginnings of cures for all sorts of diseases and health problems.
Check out the beautiful Herb Map Of Africa below for more treasures and share with people who you think will find this continent as incredible, diverse and wonderful as we do!
Source: Mark-Anthony Johnson