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HERBAL ACONITE MONKSHOOD .


HERBAL ACONITE  MONKSHOOD .

These ancient plants stand over six foot high, and are perennials. They are mentioned in herbals and lists of plants since the tenth century. Very poisonous if eaten.



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OOOOOOOOoooooooo what is this Faerieflora? its Wonderful :)

27 Jun, 2008

 

Thank you Jacque...The plant is an Aconite Moonkshood and is very poisonous. Introduced into Britain in the 10th century. It is used in some herble remedies.Though I am surprise how tall it has grown this year. The bees love, Inspite of it's reputation so do I.

28 Jun, 2008

 

Yours are well ahead of mine - and how does yours stay upright? I have to support mine....

28 Jun, 2008

 

They are not supported, I am astonished they are standing tall after all the high winds last week, and it is even blustery today. It might be due to the fact they are in a sheltered position.

28 Jun, 2008

 

Usually, they fall over at a certain height - but earlier this year I asked for advice on plant supports and for the clumps of Aconites I have used long twiggy pieces, which seems to be working well!

28 Jun, 2008

 

Excellent... Have you noticed a pleasant, sweetish odour comming from them? All this week when I have been near them, I kept getting a draft of it. I noticed it even more this afternoon whilst I was gardening near them. When I get up close to them, I smell nothing. Then the wind gets up, and there it is.

28 Jun, 2008

 

Even to touch can seep through your skin and give paputations to the heart. I have one mine stays straight too.

23 Nov, 2009

 

This year I have wondered weather or not to dig it up because of how lethal this plant can be. I have till Spring next year to decide.

2 Dec, 2009

 

Well I have had mine now for 11 years and I thought the same but what the heck I have had 9 grandchildren playing in my garden and animals that visit every day and have cut it down with bare hands, and no one is dead yet, could come in handy if some one upsets me lol hehe haha

2 Dec, 2009

 

Oh Morgana if you put it like then, consider my mind changed. Lol yes it may be a useful as a silent but deadly weapon. There is much to be learnt about plants.

3 Dec, 2009

 

There certainly is Faerieflora, sage is good for ulcers in the mouth just rinse with sage

3 Dec, 2009

 

Yes Morgana, it is a very powerful healing herb. Also good for grey hair. I love Sage. This year I have made quite a collection of the plants. Quote:- "The desire of sage is to render man immortal" So chuck away your beauty creams, and use sage as a tea, hair rinse, mouth wash. The list is endless.

3 Dec, 2009

 

Lol I don't use any creams, I did nt know it done all the rest of this very interesting, I am not one who cares of growing old gracefully I am 55 and would rather grow old gracefully. I shall try the tea as I do drink a lot of tea, surprised I am not poisoned by the amount I drink, also going to try nettle tea as a nurse on other site has recomended. She also recomended eat things with seeds in it too.

3 Dec, 2009

 

Yes she is quite right, seeds are good for us, that does not mean budgie seeds. There are hemp seeds, berries with seeds, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds are brilliant. try them with yogurt and honey for breakfast. They will give you a sense of well being and also fill you up with goodness.

3 Dec, 2009

 

Thank you for that information I will try it out, thanks

3 Dec, 2009



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