Chia, Mexican White (Salvia hispanica) seeds, organic

Chia, Mexican White (Salvia hispanica) seeds, organic

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Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Annual.  90 days to flowers, 120 to 150 days to seeds

(Mexican White Chia) Native to South America.  Makes succulent, bright-green, bushy plants up to 4 feet tall.  The white seed is made into a beverage, high in soluble fiber and oil.  Traditional usage (TWM): Stimulant, stool softener and bulking agent, indigestion, diverticulitis and Crohn’s.  Plant prefers full sun and mesic soils of moderate fertility.  Overmoist and fertile soils can cause much bushiness and little seed production.  Sow seed just beneath surface, tamp securely, keep moist until germ, which is rapid, then thin or transplant to 2 feet apart.  Packet contains 300 seeds.

Certified Organically Grown

 

 

 

Chia, Mexican Black (Salvia hispanica) seeds, organic

Chia, Mexican Black (Salvia hispanica) seeds, organic

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Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Annual.  90 days to flowers, 120 to 150 days to seeds

(Mexican Black Chia) Native to South America.  Makes succulent, bright-green, bushy plants up to 4 feet tall.  The black seed is made into a beverage, high in soluble fiber and oil.  Traditional usage (TWM): Stimulant, stool softener and bulking agent, indigestion, diverticulitis and Crohn’s.  Plant prefers full sun and mesic soils of moderate fertility.  Overmoist and fertile soils can cause much bushiness and little seed production.  Sow seed just beneath surface, tamp securely, keep moist until germ, which is rapid, then thin or transplant to 2 feet apart.  Packet contains 300 seeds.

Certified Organically Grown

 

 

 

Chia seed primer

Chia seed, that powerful little bundle originating from the American Southwest and Mesoamerica, is truly unrivalled in terms of its nutritional value and health benefits. Chia is the most concentrated source of alpha-linoleic acid (Omega-3 fatty acids) in the plant kindom, making it an ideal food for those suffering from inflammation of any sort, including maladies of the nerves, eyes or brain. …