Dan Shen, Salvia multiorrhiza

This is the classical Dan Shen herb of Chinese medicine. Cultivate as any other salvia, full sun, average soil, good drainage. Dan Shen is not as pretty as other sages, this one is grown for medicine. Danshen is used for heart and blood vessel health, cancer, and many other conditions.   Other names: Ch’ih Shen, … Read more Dan Shen, Salvia multiorrhiza

Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera, Indian Ginseng

This is the famous adaptogen herb of the Ayurveda medicine. Ashwagandha is used for a myriad of issues from improving immune system as a potent adaptogen, aphrodisiac, for impotency, cancer, frequent miscarriage, uterine weakness, infertility, asthma, anemia, cancer, arthritis (osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis), anxiety, stress, depression, ADHD , cerebellar ataxia, diabetes, high cholesterol, infertility, Parkinson’s … Read more Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera, Indian Ginseng

Sage, Black, Salvia mellifera

Highly aromatic evergreen sage native in California. Likely supplied bare rooted Evergreen to 2m, light blue flowers, Likes sun, tolerates some shade Attractive to bees and butterflies. Aromatic leaves for tea or as food flavouring. Strong antimicrobial properties Leaves are cardiac and carminative. An infusion used for heart complaints.

Qin-Jiao, Gentiana dahurica

Easy to grow gentian Full sun to part shade Loose, semi-sprawling habit Perennial, 20 cm, sun to part-shade Bitter herb used for digestive system anti-inflammatory