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Wild Bergamot

Wild Bergamot Latin Name: monarda fistulosa Alternative Name: beebalm, horsemint Forms Available: flowers, leaf. tea Wild Bergamot – monarda fistulosa – this plant is both edible and medicinal. The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked or even dried and brewed in a tea. The flowers themselves are also edible. The leaves and flowers are […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 30th, 2009, 8:46 am by   Comments Off on Wild Bergamot   

Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic Latin Name: allium canadense Alternative Name: canadian garlic, meadow garlic Forms Available: root, leaf, flower Wild Garlic – allium canadense – The entire plant is edible and considered to be a healthy addition to the diet. Garlic helps lower cholesterol levels, and is a tonic to both the digestive and ciruculatory systems. A […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 29th, 2009, 1:44 pm by   Comments Off on Wild Garlic   

Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger Latin Name: asarum canadense Alternative Name: indian ginger, snakeroot, canada snakeroot, canadian wild ginger, wildginger Forms Available: root, leaf Wild Ginger – asarum canadense – Wild ginger was used by Native American Indians for many things, one of which was as a contraceptive measure. The root is used internally to treat: asthma, coughs, […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 28th, 2009, 6:44 pm by   Comments Off on Wild Ginger   

Wild Lettuce

Wild Lettuce Latin Name: lactuca sp., lactuca virosa Alternative Name: horse thistle, prickly lettuse, compass plant, wild opium Forms Available: leaves Wild Lettuce – lactuca sp. – wild lettuce is considered a substitute to opium. It acts as a sedative and pain reliever. It is has calming and sedating properties. It has been used to […]

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Wild Onion

Wild Onion Latin Name: allium cernum Alternative Name: nodding onion, nodding pink onion Forms Available: bulb, leaf, flower Wild Onion – allium cernum – The onion bulb, leaf and flower can be eaten raw or cooked. Medicinally, the onion can be used similarly to garlic but it can also be used as a poultice in […]

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Wild Quinine

Wild Quinine Latin Name: parthenium integrifolium Alternative Name: american feverfew Forms Available: root, leaf, flower Wild quinine – parthenium integrifolium – The flowers have been used to treat fevers – in the place of quinine. The root, applied externally as a poultice, to relieve burns. The root has been used as a kidney and bladder […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 26th, 2009, 9:44 am by   Comments Off on Wild Quinine   

Wild Rose

Wild Rose Latin Name: rosa sp. Wild Rose – rosa sp. – [Purchase Wild Rose Based Products] – [Essential Depot]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 25th, 2009, 2:44 pm by   Comments Off on Wild Rose   

Wild Spikenard

Wild Spikenard Latin Name: similacina racemosa Alternative Name: false spikenard, false solomon’s seal Forms Available: leaf, root Wild Spikenard – smilacina racemosa – A contaceptive and haemostatic plant used in past by North American Indians. A tea made from the leaves was a contraceptive and a poultice from the leaves, applied externally, was applied to […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 25th, 2009, 2:44 pm by   Comments Off on Wild Spikenard   

Wild Yam

Wild Yam Latin Name: dioscorea villosa, dioscorea batatas Alternative Name: colic-root, bitter yam, barbasco, liver root, devil’s bones, chinaroot, rheumatism root, yuma, aluka Forms Available: root Wild Yam – dioscorea villosa – Wild Yam has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb by the Aztec and Mayan peoples for a wide range of ailments […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 24th, 2009, 7:44 pm by   Comments Off on Wild Yam   

Willow

Willow Latin Name: salix alba, salix sp. Alternative Name: white willow, european willow, tree of enchantment, witches aspirin, osier, pussy willow, saille, salicyn willow, saugh tree, withe, withy Forms Available: Bark, collected in the Spring. Willow – salix alba – Also known as White Willow, European Willow, Tree of Enchantment, and Witches Aspirin. One of […]

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Posted in Essential Oil Botanicals on Sep 24th, 2009, 12:44 am by   Comments Off on Willow   

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