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Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European, Asia
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest flowers and leaves
Autumn
Deadhead to prevent self seeding
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Colds, flu and fevers
High blood pressure
Stops bleeding
Heavy periods

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Acmella oleracea (Spilanthes)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Antifungal
Tooth ache
Skin infections

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Aloysia citriodora (Lemon verbena)

Characteristics
Family:   Verbenaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed throughout growing season
Winter
Cut back, protect from frost
Traditional Uses
Strengthening nervous system
Digestive aid
Fevers

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Arnica chamissonis (Mountain tobacco)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divied if growing in pots
Summer
Pick flowers to incourage more flowers
Autumn
Cut back
Winter
Does not like any fertiliser
Traditional Uses
EXTERNAL USE ONLY
NOT ON BROKEN SKIN
Sprains
Bruises
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Arnica montana (Arnica)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest flowers throughout summer
Autumn
Harvest flowers throughout autumn
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Muscular pains
Bruises
Nerve pains
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Take softwood cuttings
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Take semihardwood cutitngs
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Worms
Antiseptic for external use
Insect repellant

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Artemisia annua (Sweet annie (qing hao))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Harvest flowers and leaves
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Anti malarial
Fever
Headaches

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Baptisia tinctoria (Indigo Wild)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Traditional Uses
Swollen lymph glands
Low immunity
Respiratory tact infections

Unit Price:€ 6.00

Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape)

Characteristics
Family:   Berberidaceae
Aspect:   Part shade
Type:   Perennial
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Autumn
Harvest roots
Traditional Uses
Gastritis
Chronin skin conditions, eczema, psoriasis, acne
Digestive weakness

Unit Price:€ 12.00

Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh (Sheng ma))

Characteristics
Family:   Ranunculaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Rheumatism
Period pain
Muscular cramps
Menopause

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Echinacea angustifolia (Echinacea angustifolia)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Immune tonic
Respiratory tract infections
Candida
Sinusitis

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Immune tonic
Respiratory tract infections
Candida
Sinusitis

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Eschscholzia californica (Californian poppy)

Characteristics
Family:   Papaveraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Overexcitedness
Insomnia
IBS
Colic

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Geranium maculatum (American Cranesbill)

Characteristics
Family:   Geraniaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest aerial parts when in flower
Autumn
Harvest roots
Winter
Cut back any remaining aerial parts
Traditional Uses
IBS
Haemorrhoids
Heavy periods
Internal Bleeding

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Liatris spicata (Gayfeather)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide roots or sow
Autumn
Harvest rhizomes
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
Sore throat

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Lycopus americanu (Bugleweed)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Palpitations
Sedative
Hyperthyroidism

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Ornithogalum umbellatum (Star of Bethlehem)

Characteristics
Family:   Asparagaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Region:   European
Hardiness:   Hardy
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Bulbs can be dug up and divided
Autumn
Mulch with leaves or compost
Traditional Uses
Bach flower remedy

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Rumex acetosella (Sheep's Sorrel)

Characteristics
Family:   Polygonaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest leaves throughout season
Traditional Uses
Mild laxative
Detoxifying
Used in essiac tea

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Salvia hispanica (Chia)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed and plant in sandy, fast draining soil
Summer
Keep moist, fertilisation will promote leaf growth & delay seed production
Autumn
Collect seed
Traditional Uses
regulate bowel movement
eye infections
Respiratory infections

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Stemmacantha carthamoides (Maral root)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots of 2nd year plus plants
Traditional Uses
Fatigue

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Late to emerge, can be May. Protect from slugs!!
Summer
Plant out into polytunnel or sunny protected spot
Autumn
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back, do not overwater in winter
Traditional Uses
Sweetener

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Tropaeolum majus (Nasturtium)

Characteristics
Family:   Tropaeolaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   European, Americas
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower. Use in salads through summer
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Respiratory congestion
Scrofula
Wound healer

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culvers root)

Characteristics
Family:   Scrophulariaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Region:   Americas
Hardiness:   Hardy
Height:   130 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Autumn
cut back when plant dies back
Winter
Harvest roots
Traditional Uses
Constipation
Colitis
Gallstones and hepatitis

Unit Price:€ 4.00

About Bareroot Botanicals

Bareroot Botanicals is a nursery and herb farm based in north county Sligo which specialises in medicinal plants from around the world. It is owned and ran by Iona Herbal Herbalists Ross Hennessy and Marina Kesso.

We hope that through our nursery and the courses we run on the farm that we will empower people to use and grow these plants and see an ancient form of natural healing passed onto another generation.

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