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Echinacea Angustifolia (Narrow-Leaved Coneflower) 0.2 g

Echinacea Angustifolia (Narrow-Leaved Coneflower) 0.2 g

[Native to the dry prairies of the central U.S. This species has a long history of medicinal use starting with the Native American tribes of the Great Plains.] The plants are the smallest of the echinaceas (8-18 in.) and the spreading pink ray petals are the shortest...
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Echinacea Pallida (Pale Purple Coneflower) 0.2 g

Echinacea Pallida (Pale Purple Coneflower) 0.2 g

[Native to open woods and rocky prairies from NE Texas to central Illinois.] Drooping flower petals are 1½-3½ in. long and may range in color from pink, purple, or white, but are typically rosy purple, with a purple-brown flower disc. Long, narrow leaves. 18-36 in. tall. Medicinal,...
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Echinacea Paradoxa (Yellow Coneflower) 0.2 g

Echinacea Paradoxa (Yellow Coneflower) 0.2 g

[Native to open woods, balds, and rocky prairies; especially common to the Arkansas Ozarks and Missouri.] The most exceptional of the echinaceas because the petals are yellow rather than purple, hence the name E. paradoxa. Leaves are long and narrow. Deserves a place in both medicinal and...
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Echinacea Purpurea (Purple Coneflower) 0.2 g

Echinacea Purpurea (Purple Coneflower) 0.2 g

A very popular ornamental and the most common Echinacea species, widely used as a medicinal plant. The flowers are 3-4 in. across with pink-orange cone-shaped centers and purple-pink rays. Easy to germinate and widely adapted. Unlike other Echinacea's the seeds do not require...
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Astragalus (Chinese Milk Vetch) 0.2 g

Astragalus (Chinese Milk Vetch) 0.2 g

(Astragalus membranaceus) Legume with reclining, spreading growth habit. Medicinal: The 4th or 5th year root is a traditional Chinese herb, Huang Qi, used since ancient times to increase and tonify qi. Said to be a deep immune system activator. Pkt (0.02 g, 50 seeds)

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Calendula, Pacific Beauty 0.5 g

Calendula, Pacific Beauty 0.5 g

(Calendula officinalis) 85 days. Yellow-orange, 3" flowers. Flowers are used as a food color, natural dye, and substitute for saffron. Medicinal: Traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory herb for localized skin problems. Reported to activate cellular defense mechanisms. Pkt...
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Calendula, Resina 0.5 g

Calendula, Resina 0.5 g

(Calendula officinalis) 85 days. Bright yellow, medium-size flowers; variety includes a few orange flowers. Flowers are used as a food color, natural dye, and substitute for saffron. Medicinal: This strain has the highest amount of the resins prized by herbalists. Pkt (0.5 g, 31...
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Calendula, Resina 7g

Calendula, Resina 7g

(Calendula officinalis) Bright yellow, medium-size flowers; variety includes a few orange flowers. Flowers are used as a food color, natural dye, and substitute for saffron. Medicinal: This strain has the highest amount of the resins prized by herbalists. (7 g)

Culture: Annual....
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Catnip 0.45 g

Catnip 0.45 g

(Nepeta cataria) Use this mint for teas, or for amusing your cat. (Note that only about 2 out of 3 cats are amused! The remainder, who do not have the dominant gene for this response, are bored by this plant.) Medicinal: Traditionally used for colds and flu primarily as a diaphoretic for...
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Chamomile, German 0.35 g

Chamomile, German 0.35 g

(Matricaria recutita) The sweet-scented flowers of Chamomile are used to make Chamomile tea which has a distinctive apple-like flavor and fragrance. Medicinal: Chamomile has long been used as a carminative, and as an anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer remedy to protect gastric mucous membranes....
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Feverfew 0.1 g

Feverfew 0.1 g

(Chrysanthemum parthenium) Small daisy-like blooms on light-green foliage. Medicinal: Vasodilator and anti-inflammatory. Studies published in the British medical journal Lancet reported that 2-3 fresh leaves of feverfew eaten daily over a period of time reduced the severity and frequency...
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Holy Basil (Tulsi) 0.12 g

Holy Basil (Tulsi) 0.12 g

(O. sanctum) Spicy scent of clove, lemon, and cinnamon. Grown outside holy sanctuaries in India. Traditionally used in ceremonies, in food, and for tea. The tea is said to have many health benefits. Self-sows readily. Pkt (0.12 g, 211 seeds)

Culture: Annual. Germination: 70°F,...
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Horehound, White 0.15 g

Horehound, White 0.15 g

(Marrubium vulgare) This member of the mint family has a pleasant fragrance and a menthol-like flavor. Use as a tea and a flavoring for Horehound candies. Medicinal: Contains substances which stimulate secretions of the bronchial mucosa, soothe coughs, and break up mucus. Pkt (0.15 g,...
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Hulless Oats 1/2 lb

Hulless Oats 1/2 lb

(Avena nuda) Growing your own oats is easy with Pennuda. Sow in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked. Harvest in mid- to late summer, thresh, and winnow. Pennuda lacks the indigestible husk of common oats. Grind into oat flour or crack in a grain mill to make oatmeal....
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Lovage 0.25 g

Lovage 0.25 g

(Levisticum officinale) As a culinary herb, lovage has a celery-like flavor but richer with hints of fennel and curry. Use the stems, leaves, and seeds in the same fashion as celery. Medicinal: As a medicinal herb, lovage is used as a tea for its diuretic effect and as a carminative...
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Pennyroyal, English 0.1 g

Pennyroyal, English 0.1 g

(Mentha pulegium) Sprawling plant with a strong minty aroma. Used in the same manner as American pennyroyal. Medicinal: The dried leaves can be used to prepare a tea to be used as a carminative, diaphoretic, and to promote menstruation, but is probably best avoided. Warning: Pennyroyal...
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Red Clover 1/4 lb

Red Clover 1/4 lb

(Trifolium pratense) (biennial) Rapid-growing green manure crop to 10-18 in. The flowers can be harvested for tea. Sow in the spring or fall for turndown to incorporate organic nitrogen into the soil. Sow in the aisles between taller crops to deter weeds. Buckwheat may be used...
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Skullcap 0.1 g

Skullcap 0.1 g

(Scutellaria lateriflora) [Also called Virginian Scullcap or Mad-Dog Scullcap. The latter name refers to its historical use in treating rabies.] Small purple-blue flowers are borne in slender one-sided racemes in the leaf axils. Leaves are oval-shaped with serrated edges. Medicinal:...
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Soapwort 0.15 g

Soapwort 0.15 g

(Saponaria officinalis) Used as a natural soap, the roots and leaves are soaked or heated in water to extract saponins which produce a lather. A non-irritating skin cleanser, shampoo, and soap for delicate fabrics. Pkt (0.15 g, 100 seeds)

Culture: Perennial in zones 3-10....
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St. Johnswort 0.05 g

St. Johnswort 0.05 g

(Hypericum perforatum) A woody-stemmed herb with balsam-scented leaves and clusters of yellow, lemon-scented flowers. Harvest flowers shortly after the plant comes into bloom. Olive oil extracts of the flowers impart a red color to the oil. Medicinal: Anti-inflammatory, anti- viral, and...
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Sweet Wormwood (Sweet Annie) 0.05 g

Sweet Wormwood (Sweet Annie) 0.05 g

(Artemisia annua) Easy-to-grow, tall, aromatic ornamental. Fern-like, silvery, sweet-smelling foliage. Use in floral arrangements, wreaths, pressed flowers. Attracts bees, butterflies, birds to your garden. Grown mostly for its sweetly scented foliage, its ornamental value, its use in...
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Valerian 0.1 g

Valerian 0.1 g

(Valeriana officinalis) Small aromatic white flowers are borne in sprays on tall plants. Naturalizes easily. Medicinal: Pharmacological studies have shown valerian root to be an effective tranquilizer and calmative without the side effects associated with Valium. Pkt (0.1 g, 80...
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Woad 0.25 g

Woad 0.25 g

(Isatis tinctoria) Used as a dye plant for over 2000 years, woad leaves produce a natural blue dye. An attractive plant with blue-green leaves and yellow flowers in May. Pkt. (0.25 g, 35 seeds)

Culture: Biennial in zones 5-10. Germination: 60°F, 10 days. Direct seed. Full sun....
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Wormwood 0.1 g

Wormwood 0.1 g

(Artemisia absinthium) Wormwood has been used as a traditional bitter herb, but is now considered hazardous for internal use. It is an attractive ornamental and can be used fresh or dried for flower arrangements. Wormwood repels cabbageworm butterflies, flea beetles, and clothes moths. ...
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