Herbs, in Madera, are the plants that are valued for flavor, scent, medicinal, religious, pest control & many other aspects. The parts of the herbs that are used most include- leaves, roots, flowers, seeds, resin, root bark, inner bark, berries and sometimes the pericarp as well.
Spices, in Madera, are dried seeds, fruits, roots, bark, or vegetative substances, mostly obtained from herbs & used for nutritionally insignificant quantities such as a food additive for flavor, color, or as a preservative killing harmful bacteria or preventing their growth. Many spices are used for medicinal, religious, cosmetics, perfumery, or for consumption purposes.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..