This change led to the decline of many native plants once common to New England, including the pasture thistle and the wood betony
, said Robert I.
When my local health shop suggested I try a new herbal remedy called Organic Wood Betony
tincture, I was only too happy to give it a go.
Wildflowers: painted trillium, foamflower, columbine, wake robin, blue phlox, bleeding heart, wood betony
, serviceberry, mountain laurel, sweet shrub.
This transition week to the Season of Late Spring ushers in Jack-in-the-Pulpit Season, Miterwort Season, Wild Phlox Season, Celandine, Meadow Parsnip, Wood Betony
, Wood Hyacinth, Fleabane, Spring Cress, Nodding Trillium, Larkspur and Bellwort Blooming Season.
They cover herbs such as Bur Marigold, Dog Mercury, Common Buckthorn, Melilot Mellotus Oficinalis and Wood Betony
, seem to have been hand-painted and some are marked with the Ravensknowle stamp.
Collect the aerial parts (leaf, stem and budding flowers) of Wood Betony
just before the flowers bloom.
It contains a mixture of calendula (anti-inflammatory), echinacea (boosts immunity), elecampane (cough and lung remedy), feverfew (may prevent migraines), motherwort (reduces irregular heartbeat), wood betony
(headache and general pain remedy), and yarrow (antiseptic and anti-inflammatory).