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Achyranthes bidentata (Ox-Knee (Niu xi))

Characteristics
Family:   Amaranthaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Harvest roots
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Amenorrhea
Back pain
Muscular spasm

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Aconitum napellus (Monkshood)

Characteristics
Family:   Ranunculaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   50 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Externally for bruises
Externally for neuralgia
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 4.00

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

Allium fistulosum (Welsh onion (Cong bai))

Characteristics
Family:   Alliaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide 3 years old plants
Summer
Support to stop falling over
Autumn
Mulch around plant
Traditional Uses
Juice is antibiotic
Coughs and clods
Lower blood pressure

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Angelica dahurica (Bai Zhi)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch second year plants
Summer
Save seed
Autumn
Cut back or harvest roots when leaves die back
Traditional Uses
Sinusitis
Allergic rhinitis
Headaches

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Angelica sinensis (Dong Quai)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   80 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Collect self seeded seedlings and pot on
Autumn
Sow seeds
Winter
Harvest roots of plants over 2yrs old
Traditional Uses
Menstrual disorders
Anaemia
Poor circulation

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Arctium lappa (Burdock (Niu bang zi))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   130 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots in 1st year
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back
Traditional Uses
Liver disorders
Skin issues
Constipation
Digestive aid

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Take softwood cuttings
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Take semihardwood cutitngs
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Worms
Antiseptic for external use
Insect repellant

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Artemisia annua (Sweet annie (qing hao))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Harvest flowers and leaves
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Anti malarial
Fever
Headaches

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Artemisia princeps (Yomogi)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   175 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Moxabustion
Weak appetite
Worms

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

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

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

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

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

Datura stramonium (Thorn apple)

Characteristics
Family:   Solanaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   180 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Asthma
Muscle relaxant
Rheumatic pains
Neuralgia
TOXIC: NOT FOR INTERNAL USE

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Traditional Uses
Adrenal fatigue
Cough & sore throat
Peptic ulcers
Inflammatory bowel conditions

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Chinese licorice)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Half-hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   120 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Traditional Uses
Poor appetite
Sore throat
Muscular spasm
Peptic ulcers

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiao-gu-lan Japanese)

Characteristics
Family:   Curcubaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade indoors
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant into polytunnel
Autumn
Harvest leaves
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
High cholesterol
Fatigue
Incresese white blood cell count

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Inula helenium (Elecampagne)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European, Asia
Height:   175 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots of 3 year plus plants
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Asthma
TB
Digestive tonic

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Isatis tinctoria (Woad)

Characteristics
Family:   Brassicaceae
Type:   Biennial
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Remove flower heads if you want to avoid self seeding
Autumn
Harvest roots
Traditional Uses
Sore throat
Laryngitis
Excessive thirst
Skin rashes

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Leonorus japonica (Chinese Motherwort)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
High blood pressure
Induces menstruation
Palpitations
Stress & anxiety

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Lobelia inflata (Indian tabacco)

Characteristics
Family:   Campanulaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Plant out. Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Asthma attacks
Chronic bronchitis
Give up smokinh

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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