Scientific Name: ANCHUSA OFFICINALIS
Common Name: Alkanet
Other Common Names: Dyer's Bugloss, Common Bugloss, Bugloss, Common
Bugloss, Orcanet, & Dyer's Alkanet
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: 25
Notes: A red dye can be derived from the root of this plant. Root Tea has blood cleansing action also used as a diuretic and to induce perspiration.
WILL NOT SHIP TO OREGON.
ANCHUSA OFFICINALIS Root decoction has blood cleansing action. Once used to treat rabies. Also used as a diuretic and to induce perspiration
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