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Butcher’s Broom
Ruscus aculeatus
Uses: Medicinal/Culinary Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 7-9)
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required
An obscure low growing evergreen shrub from Britain that is gaining interest for its powerful healing properties on vasculature. The roots are used to treat varicose veins, edema, hemorrhoids and to prevent post-operative blood clots, thrombosis and phlebitis. It is known to strengthen capillaries, tighten veins, and naturally thin the blood to reduce clotting. Slow growing; prefers dry, shady areas and tolerates most soils. Germination is slow and can take up to 12 months.
H1529 Bulk dried roots cut $9.00/100g, $48.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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