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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

Sambucus nigara (European elder)

Characteristics
Family:   Caprifoliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish
Height:   10 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:€ 3.00

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

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

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

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

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:€ 3.00

Verbena officinalis (Vervain)

Characteristics
Family:   Verbenaceae
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
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Stress & anxiety
Depression
Liver conditions
Kidney and bladder complaints

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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


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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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