Herbs

We are adding Herbs to our plant list for 2011!

Sizes: (4″ – $2), (6″ – $4), (8″ – $6)

BASIL

Sold in the 3 sizes.

CHIVES

Sold in the 3 sizes.

DILL

Sold in the 3 sizes.

FENNEL

Sold in the 3 sizes. Properties and Uses: Antispasmodic, carminative, galactagogue. Fennel is used for treating gas, acid stomach, colic and cramps. It is often mixed with catnip in tincture form as an aid to colic. Makes a wonderful tea.

LAVENDER

Sold in the 3 sizes. Properties and Uses: Antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, diuretic, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic. Lavender is normally taken or used in the form of an oil derived. From the flowers by distillation with water. It is used for flatulence, migraine headache, fainting, and dizziness. It also has some antiseptic properties and is useful against putrefactive bacteria in the intestines. Lavender oil also makes a stimulating, tonic embrocation. In the absence of the oil, an infusion of the leaves can be used instead; and a decoction of the leaves is a useful remedy for stomach problems, nausea and vomiting.
A great carminative in cases of nervous indigestion, gas, nausea and, cramping; used as an inhalant to relieve some headaches; in the old days, it was, part of a compound “smelling salts* and makes a good adjunct herb in a soothing syrup for children.

LEMON BALM

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes. Properties and Uses: A neural relaxant it lowers the stress response and acts as a mood elevator in depressive states; an anti-spasmodic, it blocks nerve impulses and acts as a general mild sedative; also shown to have anti-viral effects in herpes, reducing the pain and shortening the outbreak.

MARJORAM

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes.

MILK THISTLE

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes.

MINT

Peppermint and Traditional Mint. Sold in the 3 sizes.

OREGANO

Sold in the 3 sizes.

ROSEMARY

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes.

SAGE

Sold in the 3 sizes.

TARRAGON

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes.

THYME

Sold in the 4″ and 6″ sizes.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s