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culvers root, veronicastrum virginicum

Culvers Root, Veronicastrum virginicum - a stunning medicinal plant!


    I don't sell this plant during winter - it goes dormant.

    What a herbal beauty is this! Culvers root is a herbaceous North American herb for a sunny spot. White flowers in late summer or early autumn. Stateful plant  20-180 cm high and 75-90 cm wide.It is very frost tolerant.

      Historical medical uses include:

        The aged root is gently laxative and tonifying to the liver. This is one of the preferred herbal medicines of the Eclectic tradition, and before that, was commonly used by the Native Americans.  Only use the dried root!

        Family:  Figwort (Scrophulariaceae)

        Synonym: Leptandra virginica

        The plant shown on the image is one of the many plants ready for sale. Every plant is a bit different!

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