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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

Aconitum napellus (Monkshood)

Characteristics
Family:   Ranunculaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Externally for bruises
Externally for neuralgia
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera (Lu hui))

Characteristics
Family:   Xanthorrhoeaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Divide and repot again
Winter
Bring indoors before frosts
Traditional Uses
Burns
Digestive disorders
Healing stomach and gut lining
Skin conditions

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun Indoors
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Anxiety and stress
Concentration
Acne
Overactive mind

Unit Price:€ 5.50

Datura stramonium (Thorn apple)

Characteristics
Family:   Solanaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   180 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Asthma
Muscle relaxant
Rheumatic pains
Neuralgia
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Galega officinalis (Goats rue)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia, European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow. Plant out
Summer
Harvest aerial parts when in flower
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Increases breast milk flow
Reducing blood sugar levels

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Gentiana tibetica (Tibetian gentian)

Characteristics
Family:   Gentianaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Autumn
cut back when plant dies back
Winter
Harvest roots
Summer
May flower ater 4 years and plant will die(save seed!)
Traditional Uses
Poor digestion
Arthritis
Jaundice

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Nigella sativa (Black cumin)

Characteristics
Family:   Ranunculaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest seed when ripe
Traditional Uses
Colic
Indigestion
Antiseptic
Intestinal worms
Incread brest milk

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Ocimum tenuiflorum (Tulsi Holy Basil)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvesy leaves and remove flowers to promote more growth
Autumn
Leave to go to flower before frost for seed saving
Traditional Uses
Stress & Anxiety
Mental fatigue
Poor concentration
Overactive mind

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha )

Characteristics
Family:   Solanaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Germinate seed on heated bench, do not cover
Summer
Plant out or in polytunnel
Autumn
Harvest before first frost
Winter
If inside collect berries for seed & do not overwater
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Exhaustion
Immune modulant
Hypothyroidism

Unit Price:€ 5.50

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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