The Herborium - Herbs and Their Uses: Deals with some commonly found herbs, such as Meadowsweet, Butterbur, Wood Sorrel, Broom, Ramsons Wild Garlic, Rosemary and Honeysuckle.
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Friday, 24 February 2017

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Herborium The Herborium - Herbs and Their Uses

On the next few pages you will find information about herbs and their uses. If you are in any doubts or have any concerns about using any of the herbs mentioned then stay clear.

DISCLAIMER:

Please be aware that this information is provided solely for informational purposes only. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to using any herbs or treatments made from herbs.

Herborium

The Yew Tree

The Yew Tree

Standing in the Conduit Court, of Skipton Castle; stands a famous Yew tree planted by Lady Anne Cliford in 1659 after the restoration of the Castle.

The Yew Tree

Butterbur

Butterbur

The butterbur is actually a member of the daisy family and grows to a height of around 70cms.

Butterbur

Wood Anemone

Wood Anemone

The wood anemone has a long, tough, creeping wood-stock running just below the ground. Wood anemone is one of the earliest spring flowers.

Wood Anemone

Ivy-Leafed Toadflax

Ivy-Leafed Toadflax

Introduced during the 1600's, a native of the Mediterranean region, into the Chelsa Botanical Gardens from Italy. It is now thoroughly naturalised to the UK.

Ivy-Leafed Toadflax

Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine

The whole herb is collected in the wild state, while in flower in March and April, and dried. The tubers are collected in in May and June.

Lesser Celandine

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle: Honeysuckle is a deciduous climbing plant that grows up to 10 m high. It has white tinged with pink sweetly-scented, bell-shaped flowers that produce a sweet, edible nectar.

Honeysuckle

Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet is common in damp woods and meadows, in fens and by riversides throughout Europe, including the British Isles.

Meadowsweet

Wood Sorrel

Wood Sorrel

Wood-sorrel is one of the characteristic early spring-flowering plants of the woodland floor, along with wood anemone, bluebell and ramsons.

Wood Sorrel

Broom

Broom

This tall member of the pea family blooms at its best from April to June, although there are some species that continue flowering until August.

Broom

Ramsons Wild Garlic

Ramsons Wild Garlic

Tall hairless perennial plant, flowers are white star-shaped. It is readily identified by its strong scent of garlic.

Ramsons Wild Garlic

Rosemary

Rosemary

Rosemary is one of the oldest Mediterranean aromatic shrubs in cultivation. It is still regarded as an essential culinary and medicinal herb, with an invigorating spicy flavour.

Rosemary

Magical Times Magazine

Magical Times Magazine

Magical Times Magazine

Aeclectic Tarot

Aeclectic Tarot

Aeclectic Tarot

Magic Folk

Magic Folk

Magic Folk