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Anethum graveolens, Dill

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 Anethum graveolens
Family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
Dill
Origin: Eastern Europe
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Dill is a short-lived perennial herb. It is the sole species of the genus Anethum, though classified by some botanists in a related genus as Peucedanum graveolens. The name dill comes from Old English dile, thought to have originated from a Norse or Anglo-Saxon word dylle meaning to soothe or lull, the plant having the carminative property of relieving gas. In Sanskrit, this herb is termed as Shatapushpa. In Semitic languages it is known by the name of Shubit. The Talmud requires that tithes shall be paid on the seeds, leaves, and stem of dill. The Bible states that the Pharisees were in the habit of paying dill as tithe. Jesus rebuked them for tithing dill but omitting justice, mercy and faithfulness. To the Greeks the presence of dill was an indication of prosperity. In the 8th century, Charlemagne used it at banquets to relieve hiccups and in the Middle Ages it was used in a love potion and was believed to keep witches away.

Fresh and dried dill leaves (sometimes called "dill weed" to distinguish it from dill seed) are used as herbs.

Like caraway, its fernlike leaves are aromatic, and are used to flavor many foods, such as gravlax (cured salmon), borscht and other soups, and pickles (where sometimes the dill flower is used). Dill is said to be best when used fresh, as it loses its flavor rapidly if dried; however, freeze-dried dill leaves preserve their flavor relatively well for a few months.

Dill seed is used as a spice, with a flavor somewhat similar to caraway, but also resembling that of fresh or dried dill weed. Dill seeds were traditionally used to soothe the stomach after meals. And, dill oil can be extracted from the leaves, stems and seeds of the plant.

Used in: Teas; seasoning for butter, cakes, bread, vinegars, soups, fish, pickles, salads, etc.; flowers in crafts.

Successful cultivation requires warm to hot summers with high sunshine levels; even partial shade will reduce the yield substantially. It also prefers rich, well drained soil. The seeds are viable for 310 years.


 Anethum graveolens, Dill

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Dill. Popular herb - aromatic, used to flavor many foods, such as gravlax (cured salmon), borscht and other soups, and pickles (where sometimes the dill flower is used). Dill is said to be best when used fresh. Dill seed is used as a spice, with a flavor somewhat similar to caraway. Dill seeds were traditionally used to soothe the stomach after meals. And, dill oil can be extracted from the leaves, stems and seeds of the plant. Used in: Teas; seasoning for butter, cakes, bread, vinegars, soups, fish, pickles, salads, etc.; flowers in crafts.
Successful cultivation requires warm to hot summers with high sun levels; even partial shade will reduce the yield substantially. It also prefers rich, well drained soil. The seeds are viable for 3-10 years.
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Angelica keiskei, Ashitaba, Tomorrows Leaf, Koidzumi

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Family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
Ashitaba, Tomorrows Leaf, Koidzumi
Origin: Japan
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Angelica keiskei, commonly known under the Japanese name of Ashitaba (literally Tomorrows Leaf), is a not frost tender perennial plant from the angelica genus with an average growth height of 2-3 ft. It is endemic to Hachijō-jima.

The plants additional cultivar epithet koidzumi refers to botanist Genichi Koizumi, while its Japanese nomenclature stems from the above-average regenerative capabilities it exhibits after injury. Harvesting a leaf at the break of day often results in a new sprout growing overnight, being visible the following morning.

Traditionally it is seen as a major contributor to the supposedly healthier, extended lives of the local residents, something that may be based on its substantial levels of vitamin B12 and on the chalconoids that are unique to this species of angelica.

These days the main use of their stipes, leaves, and taproots is in regional cuisine, where they are prepared as soba, tempura, tea, ice cream, etc.


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Artemisia abrotanum, Southernwood

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Family: Asteraceae / Compositae
Southernwood
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Other common names include: old man, boy's love, oldman wormwood, lover's plant, appleringie, garderobe, Our Lord's wood, maid's ruin, garden sagebrush, European sage, sitherwood and lemon plant.


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Artemisia arborescens, Tree Wormwood

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Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
 Artemisia arborescens
Family: Asteraceae / Compositae
Tree Wormwood
Origin: Mediterranean
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herb

Artemisia arborescens is cultivated for its foliage effects, but in colder temperate regions it requires the protection of a wall.

This plant is a very bitter herb indigenous to the Middle East used in tea, usually with mint. In small quantities (in tea), it is believed to have medicinal properties, pacifying various kinds of digestion turmoils.


 Artemisia arborescens, Tree Wormwood

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Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse

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Aspalathus burchelliana
 Aspalathus sp.
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Cape Gorse
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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Aspalathus, the genus to which the Rooibos Tea plant belongs, is endemic to South Africa.

Species of Aspalathus has never been developed into garden plants, although many attractive species show great potential as garden plants.


 Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse

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Aspalathus burchelliana

Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse

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