Black Cohosh

Botanical Name: Cimicifuga racemosa (syn. Actaea racemosa) | Family: Ranunculaceae Common name(s): Black Cohosh, Rattleroot, Squawroot, Snakeroot, Bugbane GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 3-8 | 3-9 feet tall | Small white flowers in wand-like

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Motherwort

Botanical Name: Leoncrus cardiaea | Family: Labiatae Common name(s): Motherwort, Lion’s-tail GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 4-8 | 2-4 feet tall | Lavender flowers in whorls along the stem from June-September Full sun to

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Vitex

Botanical Name: Vitex angus-castus | Family: Verbenaceae Common name(s): Vitex, Chasteberry, Chaste Tree, Monk’s Pepper, Hemp Tree GROWING Woody, perennial | Zone 6-9 | 2-10 feet tall | Lavender-colored spikes of

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Wild Yam Root

Botanical Name: Disoscorea villosa | Family: Dioscoreaceae Common name(s): Wild Yam, Colicroot, Rheumatism root GROWING Vine, perennial | Zone 5-9 | Up to 30+ tall | Heart-shaped alternate leaves (a set of

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Raspberry Leaf

Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus, R. strigosus | Family: Rosaceae Common name(s): Raspberry Leaf, Red Raspberry Leaf GROWING Shrub; biennial, deciduous | Zone 4-9 | 8-15 feet tall | Pale green leaves

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Siberian Ginseng

Botanical Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus | Family: Araliaceae Common name(s): Siberian Ginseng, Eleuthero Root, Devil’s Shrub | Purple (male) and yellow (female) flowers in early summer. GROWING Shrub; perennial | Zone

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Prickly Ash

Botanical Name: Zanthoxylum americanum | Family: Rutaceae Common name(s): Prickly Ash, Toothache Tree, Yellow Wood, Suterberry GROWING Shrub; perennial | Zone 3-7 | 8-15 feet tall | Small greenish flowers before leaves

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Spearmint

Botanical Name: Mentha spicata | Family: Labiatae Common name(s): Spearmint Spearmint (and all members of the mint family) has the same medicinal properties as Peppermint. Please refer to that

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Peppermint

Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita | Family: Labiatae Common name(s): Peppermint GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 5-9 | 2 feet tall | Spikes of purple flowers in mid- to late summer

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Horseradish

Botanical Name: Amoracia rusticana | Family: Cruciferae Common name(s): Horseradish GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 4-9 | 2-3 feet tall | White flowers when it blooms, which is infrequent Full sun/dappled shade |

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Gotu Kola

Botanical Name: Centella asiatica, syn. Hydrocotyle asiatica | Family: Apiaceae Common name(s): Gotu Kola, Indian Pennywort GROWING Perennial/Annual; herbaceous | Zone 8-11 | 6-8 inches tall | Greenish flowers sit underneath the leaves

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