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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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Ginseng

Botanical Name: Panax Ginseng (and other Panax varieties) | Family: Araliaceae Common name(s): Ginseng GROWING (for this and the harvesting section, I am going to focus on American Ginseng,

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Ginger

Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale | Family: Zingiberaceae Common name(s): Ginger GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 9-11 | 3-4 feet tall | Stems are actually leave stalks wrapped tightly around each other, which branch

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Ginkgo

Botanical Name: Ginkgo biloba | Family: Ginkgoaceae Common name(s): Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree, Bai Guo (Chinese) GROWING Tree, deciduous | Zone 3-8 | 100 feet tall | Fan-shaped, 2-lobed, green to yellow leaves |

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Clove

Botanical Name: Eugenia caryophyllus | Family: Myrtaceae Common name(s): Clove GROWING Tree, evergreen | Tropics | 30+ feet tall | Large, leathery, oval, glossy paired leaves, bell-shaped red flowers twice a season.

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Cinnamon

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum / verum | Family: Lauraceae Common name(s): Cinnamon, Cinnamon Tree GROWING Tree | Zones 9-11| 32-49 feet tall (may be kept trimmed to 3-8 feet in

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Sassafras

Botanical Name: Sassafras Officianale / Sassafras Albidum / Sassafrass Varifolium | Family: Lauraceae Common name(s): Sassafras, Saxifras, Tea Tree, Mitten Tree, Cinnamonwood GROWING Tree, deciduous |

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