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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Salvia moorcroftiana seeds for sale

Salvia moorcroftiana
Family: Labiatae
English name : Moorcroft's Sage
Sticky glandular perennial, leaves ovate oblong opposite. Flowers pink purple in branched terminal inflorescence.

Medicinal use of Salvia moorcroftiana: The roots are used in the treatment of colds and coughs. The seed is emetic. It is used in the treatment of dysentery, haemorrhoids, colic and, externally, boils. A poultice of the leaves is used as a dressing for wounds and is also applied to itchy skin.

Edible parts of Salvia moorcroftiana: Stems - peeled. They are occasionally eaten.

Parts available:
Salvia moorcroftiana leaves, Salvia moorcroftiana Stems, Salvia moorcroftiana whole plant, Salvia moorcroftiana seeds, Salvia moorcroftiana seedlings

Propagation of the herb: Seed - sow March/April in a greenhouse. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. In areas where the plant is towards the limits of its hardiness, it is best to grow the plants on in a greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood succeed at almost any time in the growing season.

50 seeds per packet
Open-pollinated.Organic from Kashmir Himallaya
(For Research purpose only)
The Jammu and Kashmir medicinal Plants Introduction Centre
"Ginkgo House", Nambalbal, New Coloney Azizabad, Via Wuyan-Meej Road, Pampore PPR J&K 192121

Ph: 01933-223705