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Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower/ use leaves throughout summer.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Insomnia
Digestive complaints
Flu

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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

Mentha piperita (Peppermint)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower/ use leaves throughout summer.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Fever
Colic
Bloating
IBS

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Mentha puelegium (Pennyroyal)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
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 whole aerial parts when in full flower/ use leaves throughout summer.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Weak digestion
Colic
Flatulence
Headache

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Nepeta cataria (Catnip)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   75 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower/ use leaves throughout summer.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back half way down
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Colic
IBS
Insomnia

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Nigella sativa (Black cumin)

Characteristics
Family:   Ranunculaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest seed when ripe
Traditional Uses
Colic
Indigestion
Antiseptic
Intestinal worms
Incread brest milk

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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:€ 4.00

Oenothera biennis (Evening Primrose)

Characteristics
Family:   Onagraceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Sedative
Whooping cough
Eczema

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Origanum vulgare (Oregano)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   35 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower/ use leaves throughout summer.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Digestive cramps
Colds & flu
Candida

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Origanum vulgare aureum (Golden margoram)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Harvest leaves and flowers throughout season
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Poor circulation
Bloating
Gas

Unit Price:€ 3.00

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

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Characteristics
Family:   Papaveraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Sow
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Insomnia
Hypnotic
Muscular spasm
Analgesic

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Passiflora incarnata (Passion flower)

Characteristics
Family:   Passifloraceae (BACK IN STOCK JUNE)
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:€ 15.00

Peganum hermala (Syrian rue)

Characteristics
Family:   Zygophyllaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Traditional Uses
Eye disorders
Rheumatism
Nervous disorders

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

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

Petasites albus (White butterbur)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Traditional Uses
Nervous cramps
Period pain
Headaches

Unit Price:€ 4.00

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

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

Plantago major (Plantain)

Characteristics
Family:   Plantaginaceae
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/ use leaves as needed
Winter
Save seed
Traditional Uses
Sinusitis
Allergic rhinitis
Nasal drip
Hayfever

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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

Polygonum cuspidatum 100g (Japanese Knotweed)

Characteristics
Weight:   100g
Cut size:   1-2mm
Part:   Dried rhizome & root

Unit Price:€ 10.00

Primula veris (Cow slip)

Characteristics
Family:   Primulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Traditional Uses
Cough
Rheumatism
Sedative
Asthma

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Prunella vulgaris (Self Heal)

Characteristics
Family:   Primulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Traditional Uses
Wound healer
Sore throats
Diarrhoea
Inflammatory bowel conditions

Unit Price:€ 2.50


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About Bareroot Botanicals

Bareroot Botanicals is a nursery and herb farm based in Co. Clare 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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