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Plants are a true boon to humanity. Today, over 80% of all synthetic medicines are derived from plants or seek to imitate their active ingredients. Consulting a doctor is of foremost importance, but many plants can have potent effects to do away with ailments and health issues that make life hard. Tea, poultice, powder

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