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Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon flower (Jie geng))

Characteristics
Family:   Campanulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Autumn
Harvest root or cut back for next year
Traditional Uses
Cough & Sore throat
Tonsillitis
Wheezing
Hoarse voice

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Bupleurum falcatum (Sickle leaved hare's ear(Chai hu))

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Autumn
Cut Back or harvest
Winter
Mulch with compost around plant
Traditional Uses
Alternating fever & chills
Nausea, bloating, indegestion
Prolapse of the uterus or rectum
Irregular menstruation

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Berberis vulgaris (Barberry)

Characteristics
Family:   Berberidaceae
Type:   Perennial
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Traditional Uses
Gallbladder pain, gallstones
amoebic dysentery
Hepatitis
Eczema, psoriasis

Unit Price:€ 12.00

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

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

Galium odoratum (Sweet Woodruff)

Characteristics
Family:   Rubiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Be careful not to remove when weeding
Autumn
Mulch with cut leaves
Traditional Uses
biliary obstruction
Insomnia and nervous tension
Weak veins and circulatory problems
Wound healing

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

Mentha haplocalyx (Field mint(Bo He))

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Summer
Keep moist harvest just before flowering
Autumn
Harvest again
Winter
Cut back, as with all mints it can easily take over so keep contained!
Traditional Uses
Sore throat, cough
Fever
Inflammation of the eyes
Ulcers in the mouth
Headache

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

Echium vulgare (Viper's bugloss)

Characteristics
Family:   Boraginaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest leaves for tea or cordial
Autumn
Harvest seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Alleviates fevers
Headaches and nervous tension
Relieves inflammatory pain

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Rosa rugosa (Rugosa rose (Mei Gui Hua))

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   180 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Cut back or dig out any overgrowth
Summer
Harvest rose buds
Autumn
Harvest rose hips
Winter
Quick growing plant keep in container to control growth
Traditional Uses
Irregular menstruation
Depression
Hips are a high sourse of Vitamin C
Heartburn and abdominal fullness,

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Phytolacca americana (American Pokeweed)

Characteristics
Family:   Phytolaccaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Summer
May need support in exposed gardens
Autumn
Remove fruit if you want to avoid self seeding
Winter
Cut back, protect from harsh frost and freezing
Traditional Uses
TOXIC, toxicity increases as plant matures, esp in roots
Leaves can be eaten MUST BE BOILED 3 TIMES WITH FRESH WATER
Caution with children, berries very TOXIC

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Phytolacca acinosa (Indian Pokeweed)

Characteristics
Family:   Phytolaccaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   110 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Protect young shoots from harsh frost
Autumn
Remove fruit if you want to avoid self seeding
Winter
Cut back, protect from harsh frost and freezing
Traditional Uses
TOXIC. only for use by experienced practitioners
Leaves can be eaten MUST BE BOILED 3 TIMES WITH FRESH WATER
Caution with children, berries very TOXIC

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Asclepias tuberosa (Pleurisy Root)

Characteristics
Family:   Apocynaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Needs light well-drained soil
Summer
Young shoots and flower buds can be cooked, eat in small amounts
Autumn
Great plant for bees
Winter
Cut back, good quality fibre is obtained from the dried stem
Traditional Uses
To be used by experienced practitioner
As an expectorant for a range of lung diseases
Diarrhoea, dysentery
Increases perspiration
Relieves spasms

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Ephedra viridis (Green Mormon tea)

Characteristics
Family:   Ephedraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Americas
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Plant prefers full sun and very fast draining soil.
Autumn
Protect from strong winds and heavy rain
Spring
Keep small plants in pot for one year before planting out
Traditional Uses
Asthma, wheezing, cough
Common cold
Fever, chills

Unit Price:€ 7.00

Canna indica (African arrowroot)

Characteristics
Family:   Cannaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Dig up and divide March to April
Summer
Arrowroot starch is produced by grinding or pounding the roots and soaking them in water.
Autumn
Bring indoors before the first frosts and overwinter the rhizomes in a frost-free place.
Winter
Keep barely moist in the winter
Traditional Uses
Gonorrhoea
Amenorrhoea

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Pelargonium graveolens (Rose Geranium)

Characteristics
Family:   Geraniaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Best time to prune back and reshape
Summer
Do not overwater, allow good drainage
Autumn
remove any dead leaves
Winter
Only water sparingly
Traditional Uses
Helps reduce stress and depression
pre-menstrual and menopausal problems
Acne and eczema

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Artemisia abrotanum (Southernwood)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Needs well-drained soil. Plants will dieback if grown in heavy soils with poor drainage.
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
When dormant cut back to about 20cm high
Traditional Uses
Improves digestion and liver function
Encourages menstrual flow
Expels parasitic worms
It should not be used with pregnant women

Unit Price:€ 4.00


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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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