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Actaea cimicifuga

Black Snake Root, Bugbane, Foetid Bugbane

In Stock: 0.036 lb (Total:0.036lb)
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Actaea cimicifuga

Details

Germination:
98%
Germination test:
cut
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
544,800
Quantity:
0.04 lb
Collected in:
Russia
Crop year:
2008
Min. hardiness zone:
3
Item ID:
17958

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil. Cover to keep light out. Remove cover after germination.

Actaea cimicifuga, also known as Black Snake Root, Bugbane, and Foetid Bugbane, is a powerful herb with anti-infective properties that can help lower fevers and reduce pain. The root of the plant is analgesic, antibacterial, antiperiodic, antiviral, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, sedative, and tonic. This versatile herb can be used internally to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatic complaints, coughs, colds, headaches, gum diseases, and feverish infections such as measles. The root is harvested in the autumn and can be used fresh or dried. Please note that toxicity is a concern, so caution should be exercised when using this herb. Actaea cimicifuga is widely distributed in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Himalayas from Kashmir to Bhutan, and W & N China, Korea, and Mongolia.

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