Althea officinalis

Althaea officianalis Marsh Mallow

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Loved by butterflies! Once used to treat throat infections and coughs, a lozenge was made from the roots....

Artemisia vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort Variegated

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Close relative of wormwood, used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine....

Brassica juncea Red Giant 2

Brassica juncea Mustard Leaf Red Giant

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Warm fiery flavour, a cut and come again plant, will spice up your salad, or cook in a strifry....

Brassica raa var. nipposinica 2

Brassica rapa var. nipposinica Mizuna

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A Japanese salad leaf with a mild peppery flavour, full of vitamins! Also resistant to the cold so can be grown in winter months, a cut and come again salad plant....

Calendula officinalis 2

Calendula officianalis Marigold

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Flower petals have healing benefits to the skin, repairing damaged or broken tissues and reduces inflammation. Also use petals as a substitute for saffron to colour rice and soups. Will self seed well....

Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet

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Sacred to the Druids, find it growing wild in damp meadows, marsh land and along rivers. The sap was found to contain salicylic acid, later used to synthesise aspirin. ...

Leonurus cardiaca

Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort

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A herb for women, given for problems accompanied with menstruation, child birth and menopause....

Malva moschata 2

Malva moschata Musk Mallow

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Delicate pink flowers with a wonderful aroma. In the Middle ages used as an antidote to love potions due to its calming effects....

Marrubium vulgare

Marrubium vulgare White Horehound

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Used as a cough remedy since the Ancient Egyptians, it is still taken in candy form today, to relieve chesty coughs....

Melissa officinalis

Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm

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Vibrant lemon scent. Lemon balm tea is thought to have calming effects and strengthen the memory, or drink after meals to ease digestion....