African Dream Herb Silene Capensis

Silene Capensis

Easy to grow plant, not incredibly pretty though: Roots were used to stimulate dreaming. Low-growing herbaceous perennial, likes fertile, well-drained soil and compost. Likes a lot of water. Trimming the tops will promote root growth.

Yomogi; Artemisia princeps – the Artemisia used for Moxibustion and Mochi, 50 mm pot

yomogi

Do contain the yomogi plant it is a very agressive grower! Grow it in a pot, not in the garden! This is the famous Japanese artemisia used esxtensively in in moxibustion, Japanese folk medicine and to flavour the dish ‘mochi’.Yomogi is an excellent smudging plant producing a smooth and cooling smoke that purifies the air … Read more Yomogi; Artemisia princeps – the Artemisia used for Moxibustion and Mochi, 50 mm pot

Yerba Mansa, Anemopsis california, bare rooted

Pretty plant for shallow water.Buy potted plant at the nursery and safe on postage! Very wet soil or shallow water, spreading groundcover, tolerates alkaline soil, sand, clay, no drainage and seasonal flooding. Deciduous, does well in pots. Traditional usage (American Indian, TWM): colds, arthritis athlete’s foot, wound dressing.

Wormwood Roman, Artemisia pontica, bare rooted

Roman Wormwood

Smaller than the common wormwood, 60 x 60cm, hardy, full sun, drought tolerant, may be deciduous in colder regions; Strengthens the stomach; For colds; Milder in its properties and less bitter in its properties than the common wormwood; Ingredient in the liqueur Vermouth.

Wormwood African, Artemisia Afra

Silver-grey foliage makes a striking display in any garden. Deciduous perennial to 2 m, full sun drought tolerant. Anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, pain-relieving. Colds, headaches, coughs, fever, earache, malaria, diabetes. Moth, insect and flea repellent.