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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

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

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

Ballota nigra (Black horehound)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divied plant if overcrowing
Summer
Harvest leaves before flowering
Autumn
Sow seeds
Traditional Uses
Insomnia
Reduce nausia
Meniere's disease

Unit Price:€ 4.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherds Purse)

Characteristics
Family:   Brassicaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   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
Heavy periods
Diarrhoea
Post partum bleeding
Cyctitis

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Carduus marianum (Milk Thistle)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Liver disorders
Psoriasis
Acne
Haemochromotosis

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Centaurium erthraea (Centuary)

Characteristics
Family:   Gentianaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Summer
Will self seed if seed heads are not removed
Traditional Uses
Muscular pains
Liver disorders
Galbladder disorders

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae (BACK IN STOCK JUNE)
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
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:€ 6.50

Chamaemelum nobile (Roman chamomile)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Traditional Uses
Stress
Insomnia
Colitis
Nervous disorers

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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:€ 3.00

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

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:€ 3.00

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

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

Convalaria majalis (Lily of The Valley)

Characteristics
Family:   Liliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Heart failure
Diuretic
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Cynara scolymus (Globe Artichoke)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
High cholesterol
GERD
Balancing blood sugar levels
Increasing metabolism

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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