Ammi is a genus of 3 to 6 species of plants in the Apiaceae family. They are native to southern Europe, northern Africa and Southwest Asia. Ammi spp. (Bishops weed) is prohibited by the Australian New Zealand Food Standards code under standard 1.4.4 active constituent 1- furocromine 2- cumarine derivatives 3- .03% volatile oil(camphor & carvore) 4- fixed oil & protein 5- flavone glycosides (quercetin&kampferol)
Dear EarthTalk: I'm sick of having to maintain my lawn, and I'm sure that all the chemicals I'm using are no good for the environment. What alternatives can I explore that will save time and money while keeping the property looking nice? -- Sarah, Bethesda, MD
Jan 07, 2007; EarthTalk (TM) From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Grass lawns first appeared in Europe in medieval times, status...