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The Witches Garden has the largest collection of Medical Plants in Australia & is dedicated to preserving their history and folklore.

ACANTHUS MOLLIS ‘Bear’s Breech’

Leaves immortalised as decorations on Corinthian Greek columns in 5th century B.C.

A plaster of the roots wrapped around dislocated joints relaxes & tightens & encourages the joint back into place. Crushed leaves to treat burns. The plants emollient properties treat irritated mucous membranes within the digestive & urinary tracts. Once used to relieve wind.

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