The Remarkable Compounds in the Resurrection Plant (Myrothamnus flabellifolia)

The Resurrection Bush (Myrothamnus flabellifolia), so named because of its ability to desiccate completely in drought and then come back to life in the presence of moisture, contains many compounds of interest. These include several antioxidants, the carbohydrate trehalose, the glycoside arbutin and various tannins and flavonoids. All of these play a role in protecting … Continue reading The Remarkable Compounds in the Resurrection Plant (Myrothamnus flabellifolia)