Ginseng supplement capsules besides slices of dried ginseng and ginseng root.

Ginseng

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People initially used Ginseng as a food source, but it eventually became popular for its possible healing and therapeutic properties. Today, people mainly use the root part of the plant for health purposes. 

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A branch with bright red and black rosary peas.

Rosary Peas

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Rosary pea or jequirity bean (Abrus precatorius) is a slender climbing, woody vine that has bright red and black peas or beans that contain a toxic substance called abrin.

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A pot with a devil’s ivy plant sits on a window ledge by an open window.

Devil’s Ivy

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Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum) is an evergreen vine sometimes referred to as pothos and be an irritant to humans because of the microscopic needle-like crystals in their leaves.

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A tin of both black and brown shoe polish sits on a shining cloth besides polishing brushes.

Shoe Polish

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Shoe polish is a substance made up of waxes, dyes, and solvents in the form of solid wax, cream, or liquid. With most things made from chemicals, it’s important to keep out of reach from children and pets.

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Squares of colorful uncured polymer clay sit on a white table.

Polymer Clay

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Polymer clay is a popular crafting material for children and adults made out of synthetic materials. There are no natural clay particles in polymer clay. Polymer clay is a mix of plastic, resin, fillers, and coloring agents.

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