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Leonotis leonurus (Wild Dacca)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Asthma
Bronchial spasm

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Silene undulata (African Dream root)

Characteristics
Family:   Caryophyllaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Plant out into polytunnel
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Vivid dreams

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Sutherlandia frutescens (Cancerbush)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Traditional Uses
Gastritis
Peptic ulcers
Cancer
Liver conditions

Unit Price:€ 5.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Achyranthes bidentata (Ox-Knee (Niu xi))

Characteristics
Family:   Amaranthaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Harvest roots
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Amenorrhea
Back pain
Muscular spasm

Unit Price:€ 3.00

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

Angelica sinensis (Dong Quai)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Collect self seeded seedlings and pot on
Autumn
Sow seeds
Winter
Harvest roots of plants over 2yrs old
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
Anaemia
Poor circulation

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Artemisia princeps (Yomogi)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   175 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Moxabustion
Weak appetite
Worms

Unit Price:€ 3.00

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

Cnidium monnieri (She Chuang Zi)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Eczema
Vaginitis
Impotence
Infertility

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Codonopsis pilosula (Codonopsis)

Characteristics
Family:   Campanulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   180 cm
Maintenance
Traditional Uses
Fatigue
Loss appetite
High blood pressure
Increasing breast milk flow

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Traditional Uses
Adrenal fatigue
Cough & sore throat
Peptic ulcers
Inflammatory bowel conditions

Unit Price:€ 5.00


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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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