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Vervain plant nz

Vervain plant nz

Vervain plant nz

What vervain does appear to do is increase urine output. Increased urination may help prevent the formation of kidney stones. But rather than increasing the amount of water and sodium in the urinary tract the way most diuretics work, vervain increases urine output by irritating the kidneys. This irritation can hurt the kidneys more than help, especially over the long term.

Vervain

Use Medicinal: This plant has been used for many years as a medicinal herb for treating convalescents and people suffering from depression, headaches, jaundice, cramps, coughs and fevers. Externally, it has been applied to wounds, ulcers and acne. Swamp vervain can, however, interere with blood pressure medication and hormone therapy, and large doses cause vomiting and diarrhea. (Kershaw).Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain) is a species of biennial herb in the family Verbenaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Canada, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves and magenta flowers. Flowers are visited by Viceroy, Common Checkered Skipper, Lon zabulon, and Syrphid fly. Individuals can grow to 0.97 m.

Use Medicinal: This plant has been used for many years as a medicinal herb for treating convalescents and people suffering from depression, headaches, jaundice, cramps, coughs and fevers. Externally, it has been applied to wounds, ulcers and acne. Swamp vervain can, however, interere with blood pressure medication and hormone therapy, and large doses cause vomiting and diarrhea. (Kershaw)One test-tube study found that a concentration of 0.01% vervain essential oil increased the death of rogue immune cells obtained from those with chronic lymphocytic leukemia from 15–52%, suggesting that it may be useful for the development of new therapeutic agents ( (Source: www.healthline.com)

PLANT

The American Filbert is a multi-stemmed shrub with a rounded top and an open, often wide-spreading base. Because of its size, it is adapts well to naturalizing and other nonformal areas. It bears annual, abundant crops of small, sweet tasting nuts. It will bear in 2-3 years after planting. The nuts are easy to crack and drop free of the husk when mature. (Plant multiple trees with the same flowering time to ensure pollination) (zone 4-9).

#showy flowers#full sun tolerant#shrub#wildlife plant#deciduous shrub#native shrub#low maintenance#edible nuts#small mammals#food source wildlife#fire low flammability#NC native#wild turkeys#small and large mammals#quail#native garden#edible fruits#background planting#Braham Arboretum#naturalized area#food source summer#food source fall#food source herbage#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#FACU Piedmont Mountains#Coastal FACU#partial shade tolerant#Audubon#woodland garden (Source:plants.ces.ncsu.edu)

 

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