Plants ordered today will be shipped in the Spring 2023.
Spikenard, Eastern (Aralia racemosa), potted plant, organic
(Menominee Blood Medicine, Life-of-Man, Petty Morel, American Spikenard)
Family: Ginseng (Araliaceae)
Herbaceous perennial native to the Eastern US and hardy to -30 degrees F. A comely plant, with large compound leaves and upright clusters of red berries. Much used by the Native Americans, the root was considered a blood purifying spring tonic. Native lore indicates use as an antidote to blood poisoning; stomachic, analgesic and antitussive; also effective as a poultice to treat wounds, lesions and swellings. Plant prefers rich, moist soils and part to full shade. Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown
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