Though this might be of interest.
Anonymous comment added to info on Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
A person who had been growing C. plumbaginoides for several years said
the plant is extremely disease-resistant. This motivated me to get
one because I'm rather tired of slugs and insects eating my plants. My
plant looks quite healthy and its tiny blue flowers are beginning to
bloom. I tasted a leaf, which wasn't bad, but wasn't tasty either.
I would rate this plant a 5, not a 1, because websites report it to be
culinary and medicinal.
Another common name for the plant is "Lead Plant" because of its ability
to detoxify the body of lead. This alone would give the plant a rating
COMMENTS--USING PLANTS TO DETOX HEAVY METALS, & LEAD SCARE: Plants such
as C. plumbaginoides, cilantro, chlorella, etc. can detox/cleanse people
of mercury, lead, and other heavy metals. So why the lead scare, and
not mercury scare? (Dental fillings can be 50% mercury). Lead is the
only metal that will block the information from a biochip (computer
chip). This biochip is planned to be implanted the back of one's hand
or into the forehead. It will have the 666 coding--the same coding that
merchandise carries. The 1st, middle, and last double lines on the bar
code on most items you buy, for example, is 666. The social security
number will be part of this human ID code.
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