Comfrey (Symphytum officinale ) Herbal Monograph

Posted by Nathan on 9th Oct 2017

Symphytum officinale Latin Name: Symphytum officinale Common name(s): Comfrey, Knitbone Family: Boraginaceae Botany: Comfrey is a fast growing, perennial herb with large leaves and small, various co … read more

Nettles (Urtica dioica) Monograph

Posted by Nathan on 16th Apr 2017

Urtica dioica Latin Name: Urtica dioica Common name(s): Nettle, Big string nettle, common nettle, devil’s leaf, European nettleFamily: UrticeaeBotany: The species is divided into six subspecies. F … read more

Cleavers (Galium aparine) Monograph

Posted by Nathan on 11th Mar 2017

Galium aparine Latin Name: Galium aparineCommon name(s): Cleavers, Goose Grass, Bedstraw Family: RubiaceaeBotany: Cleavers are annuals with tiny, star shaped flowers and creeping stems which cleave … read more

Astragalus: A Great Adaptogen Herb

Posted by Nathan on 19th Jan 2017

AstragalusLatin Name: Astragalus, Astragalus propinquus, Astragalus membranaceusCommon name(s): Milk Vetch, Astragalus, Huang QiFamily: FabaceaeBotany: Astragalus membranaceus is a perennial, native t … read more

Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Posted by Nathan on 2nd Jan 2017

Verbascum thapsusLatin Name: Verbascum thapsusCommon name(s): Mullein, Great Mullein, Common Mullein, Cow’s Lungwort, Wollen Blanket Herb, Mary’s CandleFamily: ScrophulariaceaeBotany: Mullein produce … read more