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Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony (Xian he cao))

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Diarrohea
Heal woundes
Stops bleeding

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Wound healer
Burns
Mild pain reliever
Mild laxative

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Alchemilla vulgaris (Lady's Mantle)

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   75 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Dig up and divide if desired
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
Heavy periods
Diarrhoea

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Characteristics
Family:   Amaryllidaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European, Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide plants and pot up or plant out into garden
Summer
Harvest leaves or flower heads as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Promotes digestion
Anitseptic

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)

Characteristics
Family:   Liliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Harvest roots of plants over 3yrs old
Traditional Uses
Leaves for coughs
leaves in tea for urinary tract infections
Roots for lower digestive conditions like IBS
Roots for gastritis

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Amoracia rusticana (Horseraddish)

Characteristics
Family:   Brassicaceae
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 small amounts of the root throughout the whole year after plant is mature
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Sinusitis
Digestive aid
Tonic for circulation
Respiratory tract infections

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Angelica archangelica (Angelica)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Collect self seeded seedlings and pot on
Summer
Harvest some stems or leaves for cooking
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back in its second year
Traditional Uses
Chest infections
Digestive aid
Colds
Poor circulation

Unit Price:€ 3.00

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

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

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

Chamaemelum nobile (Roman chamomile)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Traditional Uses
Stress
Insomnia
Colitis
Nervous disorers

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Fragaria vesca (Wild strawberry)

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Traditional Uses
Diarrohea
Sore throats
Gout
Arthritis

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)

Characteristics
Family:   Rosaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Gastritis
Arthritis
Diarrhoea
Nausea

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Hyoscyamus niger (Henbane)

Characteristics
Family:   Solanaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Analgesic
Sedative
Muscular spasm
Asthma
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Hypericum perforatum (St. John's Wort)

Characteristics
Family:   Guttiferae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower. Harvest flowers throughout season
Autumn
Save seed
Traditional Uses
Externally as oil for nerve pains
Mild depression
Fibromyalgia

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Lactuca virosa (Wild Lettuce)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Analgesic
Sedative

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Leonurus cardiaca (Motherwort)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Palpitations
Panic attacks
Menstrual disorders
Post partum depression

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Lycopus europaeus (Gipsywort)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   70 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Palpitations
Anxiety
Fevers
Hyperthyroidism

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Lysimachia nummularia (Creeping jenny)

Characteristics
Family:   Primulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out in hanging basket
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Wound healer
Urinary stones
Gallstones
Gout

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

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

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

Plantago major (Plantain)

Characteristics
Family:   Plantaginaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   15 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

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


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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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