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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

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

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

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

Sambucus nigara (European elder)

Characteristics
Family:   Caprifoliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish
Height:   240 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest flower heads
Autumn
Take hardwood cuttings. Harvest berries.
Traditional Uses
Respiratory catarrh
Sinusitis
Fevers
Viral infections

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Prunella vulgaris (Self Heal)

Characteristics
Family:   Primulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Galium odoratum (Sweet Woodruff)

Characteristics
Family:   Rubiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Be careful not to remove when weeding
Autumn
Mulch with cut leaves
Traditional Uses
biliary obstruction
Insomnia and nervous tension
Weak veins and circulatory problems
Wound healing

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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

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


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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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