Use Of Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous plants have been used extensively for medication and other purposes. In the past, plants were virtually the only source of medicinal preparations. A plant such as Drosera that was able to retain its droplet of mucilage during the day without evaporation was believed to have extraordinary medicinal powers. Macerated Drosera leaves or extracts of leaves were used externally to treat warts, corns, and sunburn. Extracts or teas made from the leaves were used to treat internal disorders...