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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.

  • 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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  • Stevia

    This super sweet herb is a great choice for a natural sweetener.  Just grow and dry the leaves and use the powdered leaves to sweeten almost anything.  My daughter loves stevia sweetened tea, yogurt and even whipped cream! Minimum of 25 seeds...

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  • 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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  • Tobacco, Aztec (Wild)

    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. Just dry and...

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  • Valerian

    Valeriana Officinalis. Valerian is a hardy perennial that blooms in mid summer with sweetly scented flowers.  Flower extracts were used as perfume in the 16th century.  It is native to Europe and parts of Asia.  The root is prepared to...

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  • Wormwood

    Before the use of hops, wormwood was used as the bittering agent in beers. Its leaves have been used in absinthe, vermouth and other liqueurs for its bittering qualities. Traditionally used to treat digestive ailments and intestinal worms. It does best...

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  • 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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