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$24.95Black Salve Remedies have been the calling card of Alpha Omega Labs since 1994. All of our Amazon Salves perform similarly with slight variations. Those who pick this product want the Original without the diluting effect of any added ingredients.
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Starting at: $9.15Latin (botanical) name: Taraxacum officinale
Common names: Dandelion
Plant Description: Taraxacum is a native of western Europe where it grows in meadows, fields, and uncultivated land. It originated in Central Asia, but now grows almost anywhere in the world, preferring moist conditions. The common Dandelion is a perennial, herbaceous plant with long, lance-shaped, deeply toothed leaves. The leaves are 3-12 inches long. It has yellow composite flowers that are 1-2 inches wide and grow individually on hollow, purplish stalks 2-18 inches tall. Each flower head is made up of hundreds of tiny rays. All parts of the plant contain a sticky, milky white sap and when the flowers are picked, the bitter, milky juice comes out from the broken edges of the stem. Learn More
Starting at: $10.50Latin (botanical) name: Harpagophytum procumbens
Common names: Devil's Claw,Grapple Plant, Wood Spider
Plant Description: Devil's Claw is a plant that is found in large parts of Southern Africa, primarily in the Kalahari Sands of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Angola and to a lesser extent, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Its tubers grow off its tap root and are shaped like elongated sweet potatoes. From the flowers grow woody, sharply curved, sticky, barbed fruits, which give Devil’s Claw its name. The plant spreads about 18" and has tubular pinkish white flowers which may have purple or yellow spots. The leaves are large and heart-shaped. Although the name comes from the fruit, the part of the plant used for its medicinal value is the tuber. Learn More
Starting at: $12.50Latin (botanical) name: Echinacea Angustifolia L.
Common names: Snake Root, Purple Coneflower, Sacred Plant, Black Sampson, Red Sunflower, Sampson Root
Plant Description: The Echinacea plant resembles a black-eyed Susan in shape, but not in color. It's petals are a bright purple and form an arrangement of florets around a cone-like center. It is a North American perennial that is indigenous to the central plains of Louisiana, Texas, western Oklahoma, western Kansas, and Colorado. It also grows as far north as eastern Montana, North Dakota, and around Manitoba, Canada. It grows on road banks and in fields and prairies.
Starting at: $9.15Latin (botanical) name: Sambucus nigra
Common names: Black Elder, Black-Berried Elder, Pipe Tree, Common Elder, Bore Tree, Boor Tree, Ellhorn, Ellanwood
Plant Description: The Elder is common throughout most of Europe. It grows in hedgerows and woods throughout northern temperate regions, generally in moist, shady places and among underbrush. It is a shrubby tree, 10-30 feet high. The bark is light brown near the bottom of the stem, grayish higher up, and stippled with warts. The leaves are opposite and odd-pinnate, while the leaflets ovate, acuminate, finely serrated and dark green. In June and July, Black Elder grows cymes of white to yellow flowers which develop into berries that turn from green to red-brown to shiny black. Learn More
Starting at: $10.50Latin (botanical) name: Zingiber officinale
Common names: Jamaica Ginger, African Ginger, Black Ginger, Race Ginger, Snakeroot, Canadian Wild Ginger, Ginger Root, Indian Ginger, False Coltsfoot
Plant Description: Ginger is a creeping perennial plant native to North American. It can be found growing in the woodlands of Kansas, North Carlina, and Tenessee. It prefers rich, moist, neutral to acid soils, and shade. It is also native to tropical Asia and cultivated in the West Indies, Africa and India. The aromatic, knotty rootstock is thick and fibrous, and white or cream-colored. It produces a simple, leafy stem with large heart or kidney-shaped leaves. The leaves, opposite in pairs, are dark green and fuzzy or hairy. They can be 8-10 inches long. The flowers form a bowl shape, and the petals, white with large streaks of maroon or burgundy, grow in spikes. Ginger blooms from March to May. The root is a long underground stem, or rhizome, light green and tender. When crushed it has a strong antiseptic smell. Learn More
Starting at: $11.90Latin (botanical) name: Centella asiatica
Common names: Indian Pennywort, Marsh Penny, Water Pennywort
Plant Description: Gotu kola is a slender, creeping, ground-hugging plant that grows in a widespread distribution in swampy areas of India, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, South Africa, eastern Europe, and the tropics. Its fan-shaped leaves are about the size of an old British penny. The roots and leaves are used medicinally. Learn More
Starting at: $9.90Latin (botanical) name: Humulus Lupulus
Common names: Hops, Humulus, Lupulus
Plant Description: The Hop is a native perennial British plant and can be found growing wild in hedges and copses. It was introduced to Scotland, and is occasionally found in Ireland. Hops are also grown in France, South Russia, Australia and New Zealand. The root is stout and the stem, flexible and tough, twists in a clockwise direction and grows up to 6 feet in length. It is prickly with a strong fiber. The heart-shaped, lobed leaves are dark green, with finely serrated edges. They grow opposite on foot-stalks, though sometimes the upper leaves are arranged singly on the stem. The flowers grow out from the leaves' axils. The Hop is dioecious; in other words, male and female flowers are on separate plants. The male flowers are in loose bunches and grow to be 3-5 inches long. The female flowers, leafy and cone-shaped, are called strobiles. When mature, they grow to be about 1-1/2 inches long. They are yellowish-green in color and oblong and rounded in shape. Within the female flowers is a small fruit that is sprinkled with yellow, translucent glands. It looks a bit like yellow grains, and as it contains 10% Lupulin, a bitter principle, this is the substance used for medicinal purposes Learn More
Starting at: $9.90Latin (botanical) name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Common names: Reglisse, Lacrisse, Sweet Licorice, Licorice Root, Sweet Wood, Sweet Root
Plant Description: Found throughout North Dakota, wild Licorice grows from Minnesota west to Alberta and Washington and south to Texas and California at elevations up to 8,500 ft. A tall, erect perennial plant, it has light, gracefully-spreading pinnate foliage and dark green lanceolate leaflets that hang down at night. Each leaf bears 7-21 leaflets up to 1-1/2" long that have small scales when young. The scales soon change into sticky, resinous dots. The leaves of the Licorice plant are pinnate and grow up to 8" long. Licorice blooms from June to August, with long-stemmed spikes of numerous bluish-purple to white papillonaceous flowers grouped into spikes about 2-3 inches long. These are followed by small leguminous, smooth-skinned seeds enclosed in dark brown pods with cocklebur-type prickles. The long, tough taproots of the Licorice plant are brown, and cylindrical. These plants are hairless. They may grow 3 feet tall in southern states, but plants in North Dakota are usually half that. Learn More
Starting at: $9.90Latin (botanical) name: Urtica dioica
Common names: Stinging Nettle, Common Nettle, Great Stinging Nettle, Nettle
Plant Description: Nettles, or stinging nettles, are a perennial plant growing worldwide in wet, wooded areas, and wastelands all over the United States. It grows 2-7 feet high with a richly-branched yellow rhizome which spreads over large areas. The stems are covered with long stinging hairs and short bristly hairs. The leaves are opposite, cordate, pointed, and deeply toothed. The unisexual flowers, which bloom from July to September, are arranged in drooping panicles, and colored white to yellow to greenish-yellow. Nettles have a nasty reputation for the sting from the hairs and bristles present on the leaves and stems. The stinging sensation from contact with the hairs is caused by the presence of formic acid and amines (histamine, serotonin and choline). Learn More