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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

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

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

Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony (Xian he cao))

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Diarrohea
Heal woundes
Stops bleeding

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Wound healer
Burns
Mild pain reliever
Mild laxative

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Alchemilla vulgaris (Lady's Mantle)

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   75 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Dig up and divide if desired
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
Heavy periods
Diarrhoea

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Characteristics
Family:   Amaryllidaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European, Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest leaves or flower heads as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Promotes digestion
Anitseptic

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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

Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)

Characteristics
Family:   Liliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Harvest roots of plants over 3yrs old
Traditional Uses
Leaves for coughs
leaves in tea for urinary tract infections
Roots for lower digestive conditions like IBS
Roots for gastritis

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Amoracia rusticana (Horseraddish)

Characteristics
Family:   Brassicaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest small amounts of the root throughout the whole year after plant is mature
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Sinusitis
Digestive aid
Tonic for circulation
Respiratory tract infections

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Angelica archangelica (Angelica)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Collect self seeded seedlings and pot on
Summer
Harvest some stems or leaves for cooking
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back in its second year
Traditional Uses
Chest infections
Digestive aid
Colds
Poor circulation

Unit Price:€ 3.00

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

Arctium lappa (Burdock (Niu bang zi))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   130 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots in 1st year
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back
Traditional Uses
Liver disorders
Skin issues
Constipation
Digestive aid

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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

Artemisia dracunuculus (French tarragon)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stimuates digestion
Mild sedative

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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

Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 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
Depression
Light periods
Regulating periods
Relaxing nervous system

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Astragalus membranaceus (Milk Vetch (Huang qi))

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Harvest roots in 3rd year or cut back
Traditional Uses
Immune stimulant
Poor sleep
Fatigue
Alongside cancer treatment

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Atropa belladonna (Deadly Nightshade)

Characteristics
Family:   Solanaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European, Asia, Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Anesthetic
Muscle relaxant
Analgesic
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 4.50

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

Borago officinalis (Borage)

Characteristics
Family:   Boraginaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Adrenal fatigue
Summer heat
Salads

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Calendula officinalis (Marigold)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Acne
Inflammatory bowel conditions
Gastritis
Peptic ulcers

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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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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