ARBUTUS ‘Strawberry Tree’

    Known to Dioscorides & early Arabian physicians, but never widely employed. Used to treat diarrhoea & biliousness. A decoction provides an excellent antiseptic wash. Fruit can be used in alcoholic drinks or preserves such as marmalade. The bark...

AQUILEGIA ‘Columbine’

Used as an antiseptic, astringent & weak sedative. The root is used in homoeopathy to treat nervous conditions & externally for the treatment of ulcers. Seeds are POISONOUS with similar effect to Monkshood ‘Aconitum’