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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.

  • Saint John’s Wort

    Saint John’s Wort

    Saint John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)  A beautiful perennial shrub with bright yellow flowers. Leaves and flowers support the nervous system both internally and externally.

    $3.25
  • Calendula - Oopsy Daisy

    Calendula - Oopsy Daisy

    Calendula officinalis. 7 weeks.  24 inches. Beautiful single orange flowers grow on petite plants. Used medicinally, the flowers are a key herbal for skin health. The flowers, when boiled, yield a bright yellow-orange dye.  Minimum of 25...

    $4.00
  • Lavender, Vera - Organic

    Lavender, Vera - Organic

    Lavandula angustifolia vera.  2 feet tall.  Known for its beautiful scent, it has light purple flowers and gray-green foliage. The flowers can be used medicinally, both topically and internally, for much more than relaxation...

    $4.25
  • Lemon Balm - Organic

    Lemon Balm - Organic

    Melissa officinalis.  With a wonderful lemon scent, the leaves make a delicious, calming tea. It has many other medicinal uses and it mixes well with other less tasty herbs.  Reseeds vigorously.  Minimum...

    $4.25
  • 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...

    $3.50
  • Milk Thistle

    Milk Thistle

    Silybum marianum.  Has beautiful light purple flowers. Its large seeds are popularly used medicinally to support liver health.   Minimum of 50 seeds per packet.

    $3.00
  • 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

    Humulus lupulus.  Growing 20 feet or more, hops requires trellising. Well-known for its use in beer making. Flowers can be made into a very relaxing tea.   Minimum of 50 seeds per packet.

    $3.25
  • 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

    Achillea millefolium.  18-24 inches.  This beautiful plant with feathery leaves is an excellent companion plant, attracting predatory wasps, ladybugs, and hoverflies. All aerial parts can be used medicinally for many common concerns...

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  • Plantain

    Plantain

     Plantago major.  The aerial parts of plantain have many healing properties. But this plant is most valued as a skin healing herb.  Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Stinging Nettle

    Stinging Nettle

    Urtica dioica.  A perennial that can be eaten as a spring vegetable similar to spinach. Wilt or lightly steam to disarm stinging hairs. Nettles is highly nutritious and also has many healing properties...

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  • Mullein

    Mullein

    Verbascum thapsus.  Biennial plant that makes a rosette of wooly grey-green leaves the first year. The second year produces striking yellow flower stalks. Both the flowers and leaves are mainly known for their support of...

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  • Marshmallow

    Marshmallow

    Althaea officinalis. This root of this perennial can be used to soothe the digestive and respiratory system.   Minimum of 100 seeds per packet.

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  • Lemon Balm

    Lemon Balm

    Melissa officinalis.  With a wonderful lemon scent, the leaves make a delicious, calming tea. It has many other medicinal uses and it mixes well with other less tasty herbs. Reseeds vigorously.  Minimum of 200...

    $2.75
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