Herbal Botany - ECNH

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Herbal Botany - ECNH
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Family names of some herbs and how to spot them
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  1. Scrophulariaceae - what are some examples?
    • Digitalis purpurea - foxglove
    • Euphrasia officinalis - eyebright
    • Scrophularia nodosa - figwort
    • Verbascum thapsus - mullein
  2. Solanaceae - what are some examples?
    • Atropa belladonna - deadly nightshade
    • Capsicum minimum - chilli
    • Datura stramonium - thorn apple
    • Hyoscyamus niger - henbane
    • Withania somniferum - winter cherry
  3. Lamiaceae - what are some examples?
    • Lavendula officinalis - lavender
    • Leonurus cardiaca - motherwort
    • Melissa officinalis - lemon balm
    • Mentha x piperita - peppermint
    • Nepta cataria - catmint
    • Rosmarinus Officinalis - rosemary
    • Salvia Officinalis - sage
    • Thymus vulgaris - thyme
  4. Leguminosae (aka Fabaceae) - what are some examples?
    • Astragalus membranaceous - astragalus
    • Baptisa tinctora - wild indigo
    • Cytisus scoparius - broom
    • Galega officinalis - goats rue
    • Glycyrrhiza glabra - licorice
    • Medicago sativa - lucerne
    • Melilotus off. - sweet clover
    • Trifolium pratense - red clover
    • Trigonella foenum-graecum - fenugreek
  5. Rosaceae - what are some examples?
    • Agrimonia eupatoria - agrimony
    • Alchemilla vulgaris - lady's mantle
    • Crataegus oxycanthoides - hawthorn
    • Filipendula ulmaria - meadowsweet
    • Potentilla Tormentilla - tormentil
    • Prunus Serotina - wild cherry
    • Rubus idaeus - raspberry
  6. Brassicaceae (aka Cruciferae) - what are some examples?
    • Armoracia rusticana
    • Brassica alba
    • Capsella Bursa
  7. Myrtaceae - what are some examples ?
    • Eucalyptus polybracta
    • Melaleuca alternifolia
    • M. leucadendron M. decussata M. erucifolia
    • Syzygium aromaticum
    • S. cumuni
  8. Ranunculaceae - what are some examples?
    • Acitonum napellas - monkshood
    • Anenome pulsatilla - pasque flower
    • Cimicifuga racemosa - black cohosh
    • Hydrastis canadensis - golden seal
    • Paeonia lactiflora - paeony
  9. Papaveraceae - what are some examples?
    • Papaver somniferum - opium
    • Eschscholzia californica - california poppy

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