Wild Ginger Seeds - Grow Your own Herbs!

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Wild Ginger Seeds,

Asarum canadense,

Plant Family: Aristolochiaceae, (Birthwort Family)

Wild ginger, is found throughout the eastern half of the United States. It grows in rich soil in shady deciduous forests.
Wild ginger is a host plant for the beautiful Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly. The caterpillars are brownish black with tow rows of orange spots down their back.

A fun, rewarding and challenging plant to grow. Test your gardening skills!
In order to germinate seeds need a warm, moist period followed by a cold moist period. Mix seeds with sterile media, place mixture in a sealed plastic bag and store in warm place ( around 70-80 degrees) for 60-90 days. Then place in refrigerator for 60-90 days before sowing.

You can also sow seeds outdoors and allow one full year for germination.

Herbal uses of Wild Ginger Root -

Used for Ginger tea, Tinctures, Salves or make a potent Ginger Extract. NOTE: Wild Ginger is not the same as cultivated Ginger and should be used sparingly and with caution. Please read up on Wild Ginger and possible precautions to take while using.

Spicy, Aromatic and pungent, Wild Ginger Root is often spoken of as only a Culinary Spice although it's use as an herb is appreciated by cultures all across the world.

Used as a culinary spice Wild Ginger Root can add the perfect zest to beef, pork, chicken,fish, soups and stir fry! Ginger Root is an absolute favorite in Asian diets. Experimenting with Ginger can be a rewarding experience to the home chef. Ginger mixes well with apple flavorings, Banana Flavorings and makes the perfect addition to custom marinades.

The use of Organic Ginger Root as an herb can be dated all the way back to the 5th century BC. The root is native to the tropical rainforests in Southern Asia and was exported to Europe around the 1st century A.D.

The chemicals in Ginger Root were used in Folklore and by Native Americans as appetite stimulants, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, carminative, anti-emetic, circulatory stimulant and diaphorhetic. Continued research is needed to hopefully one day obtain all of the benefits of this wonderful plant!

Occult, witchcraft and Magick folklore uses - Associated with energy and power. Used in various herbal magic spells. A commonly used organic herb for rituals, ceremonies and magick spells among alternative religious practices.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with organic herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.