Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus L.) can be found growing wild in almost all European countries, West Asia, North Africa, and North America. It can be found along the roads, on the banks of rivers, in forests and parks. The plant is commonly known as greater celandine, nipplewort, swallowwort, or tetterwort.
Ground Ivy Herb (Glechoma hederacea L.) is an evergreen, creeping plant of woodlands, hedgerows and damp ground. It is commonly known as ground-ivy, gill-over-the-ground, creeping charlie, alehoof, tunhoof, catsfoot, field balm, run-away-robin and creeping jenny. The dried Ground Ivy plant is used often in herbalism.
Iceland Moss (Cetraria islandica L) in a lichen native to the northern areas of Europe. It grows abundantly in the mountainous regions and it is especially characteristic of the lava slopes and plains of the west and north of Iceland. It is found also on the mountains of north Wales and England and south-west Ireland.
Knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare L.)is widespread across many countries in temperate regions, apparently native to Eurasia and North America. It belongs to very common weeds - it covers sandy yards, roadside areas, fields and meadows. Knotgrass plant is distinguished by small leaves and tiny, white flowers. It is also called prostrate knotweed, birdweed,...
Lady’s Bedstraw (Galium verum L.) is a perennial belonging to the Rubiaceae family. This plant grows in all areas of Europe and Asia. It might be found on grasses of meadows, heaths, and coasts and its flowers fill the air with a sweet, honey-like scent. The flowers of the plant were also used in cheese manufacture to colour the double Gloucester cheese.
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris L.) grows in humid places, on the borders of forests, on meadows. In the earlier ages, extraordinary properties were attributed to this plant. Other common names for Lady’s Mantle are Nine Hooks, Bear’s Foot, or Lion’s Foot.
Lemon Balm Leaf (Melissa officinalis L.) is native for northern Africa, the countries of the Mediterranean basin, southern and central Europe, but it also grows in crops spread all over the world. Due to the pleasant fragrance, Lemon Balm has been used as a culinary ingredient in a variety of vegetable salads and as an addition to cooling drinks.
Lycopodium Herb (Lycopodium clavatum L.) is also known under the names stag's-horn clubmoss, running clubmoss, ground pine and it is a typical plant for temperate forest areas. Lycopodium forms in shoots, from which grow stems several centimetres long, covered with small needle-like leaves. Lycopodium is a plant known for its herbal properties but also...
Motherwort Herb (Leonurus cardiaca L.) is native to Europe and Asia. Colonists introduced Motherwort to North America, and it has been naturalized here quite easily and it can be found in neglected gardens, in orchards, by the roads. Other common names include throw-wort, lion's ear, and lion's tail.
Rue (Ruta graveolens L.) plant came to southern Europe (Balkans) via northern Africa and the Mediterranean region. It is commonly known as rue, common rue or herb-of-grace. It has a strong aromatic smell and blooms with small yellow-green flowers from June to August.
Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris L.) is a plant native to Europe and parts of Asia, but it can be found in temperate regions around the world. That herb is widespread throughout the world as a common weed. It can be found both in lowland and mountain areas.
Southernwood (Artemisia abrotanum L.) is native to Spain and Italy and was used in herbalism already in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It is often grown in parks and home gardens as a perennial ornamental plant. Southernwood contains essential oil with powerful insect repellent properties. In French, it is called ‘garderobe’ meaning ‘clothes...