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Medicinal & Tea

Medicinal herbs have been used to treat common ailments for thousands of years. We keep a variety of them in our home, as a first line of defense before going to the doctor. They are typically supportive and restorative, and they are not intended to be a substitute for modern medicine in the treatment of any illness.

  • Calendula - Oopsy Daisy

    Calendula - Oopsy Daisy

    Beautiful and functional, calendula are wonderful flowers to grow.  Also known as pot marigold, calendula is not a marigold, but a flower in the daisy family.  These beautiful flowers are typically used medicinally for their anti-inflammatory...

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  • Lavender, Vera - Organic

    Lavender, Vera - Organic

    Grown for it's beautifully scented flowers, lavender is very versatile plant.  It is beautiful as a perennial in a flower bed with it's feathery spikes of light purple flowers above it's gray-green foliage, but it's flowers are excellent dried for...

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  • Lemon Balm - Organic

    Lemon Balm - Organic

    A member of the mint family, lemon balm has a pleasant lemony scent and flavor. It is excellent in teas, and is traditionally used as a mosquito repellant. I Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Tobacco, Aztec (Wild)

    Tobacco, Aztec (Wild)

    SOLD OUT FOR 2021 Grown by the Native Americans for smoking and ceremonies, wild tobacco contains more nicotine than modern cultivars. Tobacco is a source of nicotine sulfate, a natural insecticide for controlling aphids, thripes, white flies and mites...

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  • Milk Thistle

    Milk Thistle

    Perennial, hardy in zones 2-8. Milk Thistle is a member of the Aster family, with beautiful light purple flowers. The young shoots can be eaten like asparagus, and the down from the seeds can be used to stuff pillows. The leaves and seeds are...

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  • Lemon Mint

    Lemon Mint

    Although a member of the mint family, this is actually a bee balm or monarda, monarda citriodora. It has beautiful light purple flowers with a lemony scent when the leaves are crushed. It is frequently made into teas, but can be used in savory cooking...

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  • Hops

    Hops

    Traditionally used to flavor and preserve beer, hops provides the bitterness and aroma that gives beer its unique flavor profile. A lot of modern varieties have been developed for the beer industry, and if you are after a specific flavor profile, those...

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  • Basil, Holy (Tulsi)

    Basil, Holy (Tulsi)

    A very important part of Indain culture, Holy Basil is grown for religious and medicinal reasons. It is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine where it is known as the elixir of life and is supposed to promote longevity. It can be consumed as a tea, or eaten...

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  • Yarrow

    Yarrow

    A flowering aster, yarrow is beautiful and an excellent companion plant. It is thought to repel some bad bugs but is especially helpful in attracting predatory wasps, lady bugs and hoverflies. Will grow 18-24 inches tall. Traditionally the plant has been...

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  • St. John's Wort

    St. John's Wort

    This beautiful perennial shrub has been traditionally used as an antidepressant. It has bright yellow flowers over green foliage. Hardy to zone 3.     Minimum of 50 seeds per packet.

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  • Plantain

    Plantain

      Perennial in zones 4-9, this common lawn weed is traditionally used to sooth cuts and wounds and stings.  It is also traditionally used to treat problems such as asthma and bronchitis.     Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Stinging Nettle

    Stinging Nettle

    Perennial in zones 3-10, stinging nettle is frequently found growing wild in forest edges. The young shoots can be cooked and eaten and the dried leaves are very nutritious. I use nettle in teas for soothing cold symptoms. Care must be taken in...

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  • Mullein

    Mullein

    Biennial in zones 4-9. Used to fight viral infections and ease respiratory conditions, mullein has striking yellow flower stalks that grow from a base of wooly gray green leaves. Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Marshmallow

    Marshmallow

    Perennial, hardy in zones 3-9. Traditionally the root is used to sooth irritated skin, throat, eyes, and lungs. Minimum of 100 seeds per packet.

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  • Lemon Balm

    Lemon Balm

    A member of the mint family, lemon balm has a pleasant lemony scent and flavor. It is excellent in teas and is traditionally used as a mosquito repellant.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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