Recently it was reported that an extract from daffodil bulbs is used as an effective treatment of Alzheimer's.
Today another surprising plant based treatment was announced.
The condition of unwanted hair growth on women's faces is called hirsutism and a variety of treatments have been tried with varying levels of success.
The treatment that was successful in a medical trial was an herbal tea made by pouring a cup (250ml) of boiling water over 1 heaped teaspoon (5g) of dried leaves, and leaving it for 5 to 10 minutes.
The study results appeared in Science Daily online.