Scientific Name: Lithospermum officinale
Common Name: Gromwell
Other Common Names:
Common Gromwell, European
Gromwell, Glad Parelzaad, Gromwell, Habb Al Qalb, Mijo De Sol, Pearl Gromwell,
Taskesenotu, Ti Hsueh, Tzu Tan, Tzu Ts'Ao, Ya Hsien Ts'Ao
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-11
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 25
Notes: Use in China for eczema, abcesses, and burns.
LITHOSPERMUM OFFICINALE European medicinal herb of old. Similar species used by North American Indians as a tea for spasms and 'irrationality' and in China as an external emolient for eczema, abscesses and burns. Yellowish-white flowers. Ht. 90cm/3ft.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.