Birthwort Aristolochia clematitis
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Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
cold stratify for 90 days.
Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Aristolochia clematitis , (European) Birthwort , is a herbaceous plant in the Aristolochiaceae family, which is native to Europe. The leaves are heart shaped and the flowers are pale yellow and tubular in form. more...
* Birthwort has a very long history of medicinal use, though it has been little researched scientifically and is little used by present-day herbalists. It is an aromatic tonic herb that stimulates the uterus, reduces inflammation, controls bacterial infections and promotes healing.
* The plant should not be used internally without experienced supervision, externally it is used in the treatment of slow-healing cuts, eczema, infected toe and finger nails etc. Use with caution, internal consumption can cause damage to the kidneys and uterine bleeding. It should not be used by pregnant women. more...