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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

Vitex agnus castus (Chasteberry Tree)

Characteristics
Family:   Verbenaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   180 cm
Maintenance
Spring
If small plant protect from overwatering and hard frost
Summer
Plant in sunny spot beside south facing wall for heat retention
Autumn
Collect berries
Traditional Uses
Menstrual irregularity
Fertility
Hormonal imblance
Acne

Unit Price:€ 7.50

Viola tricolor (Heartsease)

Characteristics
Family:   Violaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Pruritis
Whooping cough
Eczema
Impetigo

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Vinca major (Periwinkle)

Characteristics
Family:   Apocynaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Heavy periods
Nose bleeds
Haemorrhoids

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Viburnum opulus (Cramp Bark)

Characteristics
Family:   Caprifoliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out tree
Autumn
Harvest bark
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
High blood pressure
Muscular cramps
Endometriosis

Unit Price:€ 4.50

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

Verbena officinalis (Vervain)

Characteristics
Family:   Verbenaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   75 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Depression
Liver conditions
Kidney and bladder complaints

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Verbascum thapsus (Mullein)

Characteristics
Family:   Scrophulariaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed in first year plants. Harvest flowers in second year plants.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Upper respiratory catarrh
Earache
Sinusitis
Asthma

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)

Characteristics
Family:   Valerianaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots in 2nd year
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Insomnia
PMT
Fibromyalgia
Stress & anxiety

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Tussilago farfara (Coltsfoot)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden before flowering
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
THIS PLANT CAN BE INVASIVE, KEEP IN POT OR PLANT CAREFULLY
Traditional Uses
Cough
Bronchitis
Emphysema

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves throughout season
Traditional Uses
Sore throats
Respiratory tract infections

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Teucrium scoridonia (Woodsage)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Diarrhoea
Mouth wash

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Worms
Stimulates menses
Digestive aid

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Headache
Liver disorders

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Tanacetum cinerariifolium (Pyrethrum)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
NOT FOR INTERNAL USE
Source of Prytherum
Insecticide

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Symphytum x uplandicum (Russian Comfrey)

Characteristics
Family:   Boraginaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Harvest roots
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Externally for inflammation
Torn ligaments and muscles
Broken bones
Wound healer
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Symphytum officinale (Comfrey)

Characteristics
Family:   Boraginaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Harvest roots
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Externally for inflammation
Torn ligaments and muscles
Broken bones
Wound healer
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

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

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

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

Stachys betonica (Wood Betony)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   45 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
IBS
Sinusitis
Headache

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Sophora flavescens (Ku shen)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Remove old woody stems & mulch
Summer
Large shrub plant at back of bed or hedgerow
Autumn
Harvest roots in year 3 when plant is dormant
Traditional Uses
Kills parasites
releaves itching
Urinary tract infections
Eczema
Acute dysentery

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Solidago virgurea (golden rod)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Kidney infections
Kidney stones
Sore throat
Diarrhoea

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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