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SAVORY – Satureja L. When speaking of Savory, people are most familiar with the perennial Winter Savory (Satureja montana) and the annual Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis). While more widely used as a culinary herb, Savory has also been used medicinally. … Continue reading
Species: Artemisia annua Common names: Sweet Annie, Sweet Wormwood, Sweet Sagewort, Annual Wormwood History/Folklore: Sweet Annie is a annual herb that is native to Asia. It is widespread throughout Europe and North America. It has been utilized for over 1500 … Continue reading
Species: Hamamelis virginiana Common names: Witch Hazel, Spotted Alder, Winterbloom, Snapping Hazelnut History/Folklore: Witch Hazel is a deciduous shrub native to North America and has been used by Native Americans as a treatment for wounds, tumors and skin ulcers by … Continue reading
BURDOCK Species: Arctium lappa Common names: Beggar’s Buttons,Thorny Burr, Love Leaves, Gobo History/Folklore: Burdock is a common biennial considered by many to be a weed. However, it has been used to treat a wide variety of ailments throughout history. The … Continue reading
Species: Artemisia herba-alba Common names: White wormwood, Desert wormwood History/Folklore: A short shrub that grows commonly in Northern Africa and the Middle East in desert like conditions. It has been used to treat diabetes in Iraqi folk medicine. It has … Continue reading