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Acmella oleracea (Spilanthes)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves & flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Antifungal
Tooth ache
Skin infections

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera (Lu hui))

Characteristics
Family:   Xanthorrhoeaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Divide and repot. Can be outdoors after last frosts
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Autumn
Divide and repot again
Winter
Bring indoors before frosts
Traditional Uses
Burns
Digestive disorders
Healing stomach and gut lining
Skin conditions

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun Indoors
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Asia
Height:   20 cm
Maintenance
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Anxiety and stress
Concentration
Acne
Overactive mind

Unit Price:€ 5.50

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

Leonotis leonurus (Wild Dacca)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   200 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Asthma
Bronchial spasm

Unit Price:€ 3.50

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

Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree)

Characteristics
Family:   Myrtaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Traditional Uses
Antiseptic
Decongestant
Wound healer
Colds

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Salvia hispanica (Chia)

Characteristics
Family:   Lamiaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed and plant in sandy, fast draining soil
Summer
Keep moist, fertilisation will promote leaf growth & delay seed production
Autumn
Collect seed
Traditional Uses
regulate bowel movement
eye infections
Respiratory infections

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Silene undulata (African Dream root)

Characteristics
Family:   Caryophyllaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Part sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Plant out into polytunnel
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Vivid dreams

Unit Price:€ 4.00

Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia)

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   Americas
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Late to emerge, can be May. Protect from slugs!!
Summer
Plant out into polytunnel or sunny protected spot
Autumn
Harvest leaves as needed
Winter
Cut back, do not overwater in winter
Traditional Uses
Sweetener

Unit Price:€ 5.00

Tropaeolum majus (Nasturtium)

Characteristics
Family:   Tropaeolaceae
Type:   Annual
Aspect:   Full sun - part shade
Hardiness:   Tender
Region:   European, Americas
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower. Use in salads through summer
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Remove
Traditional Uses
Respiratory tract infections
Respiratory congestion
Scrofula
Wound healer

Unit Price:€ 2.50

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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