Lactuca virosa – Wild Lettuce, Lettuce Opium

Lactuca virosa – Wild Lettuce, Lettuce Opium
FAMILY: Compositae GENUS: Lactuca SPECIES: Virosa COMMON NAMES: Bitter Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Green Endive, Lettuce Opium, Laitue Vireuse (French), Latuga Velenosa (Italian), Prickly Lettuce Read more about Lactusa virosa, and purchase high quality leaves, resins,...

Kaempferia galanga – Galanga

Kaempferia galanga – Galanga
FAMILY: Zingiberaceae GENUS: Kaempferia SPECIES: Galanga COMMON NAMES: Galanga, Galgant-spice Lily, Resurrection Lily, Hinguru-Piyali, Maraba, Shannai (TCM), Kuunkuun, Sidhoul, Camphor Root, Gisol Purchase dried organic Galangal root This short-stemmed herb has flat,...

Artemisia absinthium – Wormwood

Artemisia absinthium – Wormwood
FAMILY: Asteraceae (Aster Family) GENUS: Artemisia SPECIES: Absinthium COMMON NAMES: Absint-alsem (Dutch), Absinthe, Ambrosia (Ancient Greek), Assenzio Vero (Italian), Gengibre Verde (Spanish, ‘green ginger’), Green Muse, Grune Fee (German, ‘greem...

Withania somnifera – Ashwagandha

Withania somnifera – Ashwagandha
FAMILY: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family) GENUS: Withania SPECIES: Somnifera COMMON NAMES: Ashwagandha, Agol (Ethiopian), Amkuram Kizhangu (Dravidian, “beautiful horse root”), Asgandh (Hindi), Hajarat el Dib (Arabic, “wolf tree”), Harhumbashir...

Nymphaea ampla – White Water Lily

Nymphaea ampla – White Water Lily
FAMILY: Nymphaeaceae GENUS: Nymphaea SPECIES: Ampla COMMON NAMES: Apepe, Lolha’ (Mayan, ‘flower of the water’), Naab (Mayan), Nikte’ha’ (Mayan, ‘flower/vulva of the water’), Nukuchnaab (Mayan, ‘large water lily’),...