Adopt a seed from Cardiospermum halicababum

Adopt Cardiospermum halicababum

Originating from Tropical America, Cardiospermum halicacabum is a deciduous vine growing up to 3 m long. Inflated seed capsules give it the common names ‘love in a puff’ or ‘balloon vine’. The capsules have three compartments, each containing a single black seed. The seed is fixed by a small attachment, which breaks leaving behind a white heart shaped mark on the seed. Every part of this plant has medicinal properties and can be used for the treatment of ailments including rheumatism and snakebites! 

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