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Half-hardy

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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

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

Chelidonium majus (Celandine)

Characteristics
Family:   Papaveraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Warts
Asthma
Bronchitis
Gallstones
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 2.00

Cnicus benedictus (Thistle Blessed)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   European
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Increasing breast milk flow
Digestive tonic
Antibiotic
Fevers

Unit Price:€ 5.00

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

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

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

Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Chinese licorice)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Traditional Uses
Poor appetite
Sore throat
Muscular spasm
Peptic ulcers

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Malva sylvestris (Mallow High)

Characteristics
Family:   Malvaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European, Asia
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Harvest roots from 3 years plus plants
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Milk laxative
Inflammatory bowel conditions
Coughs

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   European
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Insomnia
Skin & Eye infections
Digestive complaints

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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

Passiflora incarnata (Passion flower)

Characteristics
Family:   Passifloraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   European
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Summer
Harvest flowers and leaves
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
High blood pressure
Insomnia
Overactive mind

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Persicaria odorata (Vietnamese corriander)

Characteristics
Family:   Polygonaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia, European
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Flatulence
Aids digestion
Anaphrodesiac
Cooking

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Siegesbeckia pubescens (St. Pauls wort (Xi Xian Cao))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest leaves
Autumn
Deadhead flowers to avoid self seeding
Traditional Uses
Joint pain
Weakness and pains in knees
Insomnia
Hypertension
Irritabillity

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

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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