Scientific Name: Cynoglossum officinale
Common Name: Hounds Tongue
Other Common Names:
Cinoglosa, Common Hound's
Tongue, Dog's Tongue, Gypsy-flower, Gypsyflower, Hound'S Tongue, Hound's Tongue,
Hound's-tongue, Hounds Tongue, Houndstongue, Kopekdili, Lengua De Perro, Radix
Plant Type: Biennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 20
Notes: Leaf or Root makes tea, good for coughs, colds, diarrhea, and dysentery. Not for long term use internally. Leaf poultice good for burns, piles, and insect bites.
WILL NOT SHIP TO WASHINGTON,
SOUTH DAKOTA, UTAH, & OREGON.
CYNOGLOSSUM OFFICINALE Astringent leaf and root infusion formerly used for cough, colds, diarrhea and dysentery. Leaf poultice useful for insect bites, burns, bruises and piles. Not recommended for prolonged internal use due to potentially carcinogenic alkaloids.
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.