Collinsonia canadensis - Plant
Description for Collinsonia canadensis
Collinsonia canadensis is a perennial medicinal herb in the mint family. Common names include Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|horse balm,Common names include Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root.||Light yellow||August to September||2.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Stone-root, being diuretic and tonic, was formerly much used in genito-urinary troubles. It was highly thought of in calculous diathesis. While very much overrated, it is probable that it was not without beneficial results in toning the renal organs and allaying irritation consequent upon the presence of gravel.
|Part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||95-100 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Collinsonia canadensis
- Collinsonia has been analyzed by Mr. Lochman (Amer. Jour. Pharm., 1885), and was found to contain resin, starch, tannin, wax in all parts of the plant, mucilage in the root, and volatile oil in the leaves. The therapeutic constituent or constituents of collinsonia have never been recorded if determined.
Typical uses of Collinsonia canadensis
Special features: Best grown in woodland, native plant or wildflower gardens.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Medicinal use: its used in many issues related to human.in homeopathic,piles,constipation,oils
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