Medicinal herbs

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  • German ChamomileGerman Chamomile

    German Chamomile (Organic)

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    German Chamomile (Organic)

    A familiar annual plant with daisy like flowers, which will self seed in situ to grow again the next year. Beautiful white daisy like flowers, around 60cm tall ,with a long history of medicinal use as a safe and gentle herb. Well recognised as a calming tea.
    (Approximate seed count – 1000)

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  • Echinacea

    Echinacea (Organic)

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    Echinacea (Organic)

    A herbaceous perennial plant with stunning pink/ purple flowers late into the Autumn. Echinacea is one of the more well-known and studied medicinal plants, and because of overharvesting of wild populations has now become rare in the wild. The flowers are also beautiful in the garden and lovely as a cut flower. It grows easily in this climate, although prefers a well-drained spot as the roots can get damaged in wet winters. The new spring growth is also very attractive to slugs and may need some additional protection.
    (Approximate seed count – 30)

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  • Korean Mint

    Korean Mint (Organic)

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    Korean Mint (Organic)

    Herbaceous perennial plant with spires of lilac/ purple flowers that are hugely attractive to wildlife. Korean mint grows up to 1m tall with flowers that are particularly interesting to hoverflies and bumblebees. It is one of the core 50 herbs in Chinese medicine, and makes a delicious tea which has a minty liquorice flavour. Once established the plants will expand gradually in a clump, which can be divided every few years.
    (Approximate seed count – 250)

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  • St John's WortSt John's Wort

    St John’s Wort (Organic)

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    St John’s Wort (Organic)

    Herbaceous perennial with bright yellow flowers from midsummer. St Johns wort has well researched medicinal properties, and a long history as a medicinal plant. It grows happily in a meadow or in a bed and gets 30-60cm tall. It self-seeds easily and spreads around. This is not a issue in the UK as it is a native wildflower.
    (Approximate seed count – 300)

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  • Hyssop

    Hyssop (Organic)

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    Hyssop (Organic)

    Semi-evergreen perennial, with aromatic leaves and flowers. Hyssop has traditional medicinal uses, particularly related to the respiratory system, and is also a great plant for pollinators. This is the traditional blue hyssop, which has beautiful bright blue flowers from summer to early autumn, up to around 80cm tall. It likes similar conditions to Rosemary and Thyme, so sunny and well drained.
    (Approximate seed count – 300)

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  • MarshmallowMarshmallow

    Marshmallow (Organic)

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    Marshmallow (Organic)

    Herbaceous perennial with beautiful soft leaves and white flowers with pink tinges on tall spires. The roots have traditional medicinal properties as a demulcent, and when boiled up form a soft mucilage, which is the basis of what we now know as marshmallows. Marshmallow will grow in damper areas, but will also thrive in a normal garden bed. It will grow 90-120cm tall.
    (Approximate seed count – 100)

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  • Blue Vervein

    Blue Vervein (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

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    Blue Vervein (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    A herb with lovely lilac flowers and spiky leaves grown as ornamental and medicinal plant.

    Blue Vervein is an elegant hardy herbaceous perennial, native to North America, but widely grown around the world. It has particular properties for the nervous system and can help to ease tension. The plant has delicate foliage with a purple hue, and striking spires of dainty deep purple flowers. The plants grow 1m-1.5m tall and prefer moist soil in full to partial sun.

    (Approximate seed count – 150)

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  • Yarrow

    Yarrow (Organic)

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    Yarrow (Organic)

    A distinctive hardy perennial plant, with a long history of medicinal use around the world. It is also an ingredient in biodynamic compost preparations, and the beautiful white flowers are lovely as a cut flower which are also very attractive to pollinators.
    This is the wild white flowered variety with occasional hints of pink. Other common names include ‘Nosebleed’, and ‘Carpenter’s Weed’ reflecting its traditional use in wound healing. Yarrow has a remarkable ability to grow happily in a mown lawn, meadow or garden beds. It can be mown and remain low, but may grow up to 60 – 90cm tall in the right conditions
    (Approximate seed count – 1000)

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  • Meadowsweet

    Meadowsweet (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

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    Meadowsweet (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Herbaceous wildflower with creamy white “frothy” flowers known for its medicinal properties.

    Meadowsweet is a hardy perennial plant and medicinal herb with highly aromatic flowers in early to mid summer. Known for being a flavour in traditional mead as well as being the origin of salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, meadowsweet is usually indicated in digestive conditions. The plants grow to around 1.2m tall in the sun and with a moist to average soil.
    (Approximate seed count – 50)

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  • Lemon Balm (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***Lemon Balm (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Lemon Balm (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

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    Lemon Balm (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Popular medicinal herb with delicate lemon fragrance.

    Fresh leaves of Lemon Balm make a delicious tea, or can be used fresh in salads. The herb has a long history as a medicinal plant for the nervous system and as mood up-lifting. A robust plant well suited for the British climate and easy to grow.

    (Approximate seed count – 130)

    £2.30
  • Ashwagandha (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***Ashwagandha (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Ashwagandha (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

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    Ashwagandha (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Important herb from the Ayurvedic tradition with great health benefits.

    A tender plant which grows in temperate climates as an annual. Ashwagandha is a well regarded medicinal herb from the Ayurvedic tradition. It is now widely used in Western herbal medicine as “adaptogen” and to support the body’s defences and resilience. It will grow undercover in a greenhouse, polytunnel or large pot in a conservatory. Roots can be harvested at the end of the season. Grows 80 – 120cm tall.

    (Approximate seed count – 50)

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  • ElecampaneElecampane

    Elecampane (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

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    Elecampane (Organic) ***NEW FOR 2024***

    Tall growing perennial herb known for its medicinal properties.

    It is an impressive herbacious perennial plant, with a bitter aromatic root that has a long history and current practice of medicinal use, specifically for the lungs. Elecampane was sacred to the Celts and has rich history in folklore, it also goes by the name “elfwort” since apparently it can be used to heal ‘elf-shot’ (condition caused from being shot by an elf’s arrow).

    The plant is tall, up to 2m, although will take a couple of years to reach this stature. It has large yellow sunflower-like flowers with narrow petals and beautiful soft leaves.(Approximate seed count – 30)

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