Wild Lettuce Seeds - Grow Your own Herbs!

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Wild Lettuce Seeds,

 Lactuca ludoviciana,

Whether starting your own wild flower garden, herb seed garden, or adding to an existing landscape, starting with non GMO wild Harvested herb seed is the first step towards your success! The reward of choosing to germinate your own wildflower seeds assures you get your herb garden plants off to the best start possible, while providing the minimal amount of stressin comparison to store purchased plants.

Organic Wild Lettuce Uses - Wild Lettuce Tea, Wild Lettuce Extract, Tincture, Tonics & Ointments. Our Fresh Wild Lettuce Seeds are direct from nature here in the Appalachian Mountains.

Organic Seeds Foraged in the Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. No smog, no pollution and rich, nutrient filled soil provide the perfect environment for harvesting all natural, non GMO, wild seeds and herbs.

Wild Lettuce Family: Asteraceae,

Our instructions for germination - Cold stratify for at least 90 days during the cooler months, anytime between October and March in most areas. We suggest doing this naturally, outdoors in your prepared soil bed. Sow seeds directly on top of the soil, do not cover them with dirt, they need the sun. Seeds will germinate early in the spring. You can also stratify your seeds in the refrigerator, keeping them moist but not wet.

You can also download a really cool, custom made, herb preparation worksheet It is yours FREE!

Lactuca ludoviciana gets the name " Blue Lettuce" from the summer flowers which will mostly appear blue to purple although some plants will produce white or yellow flowers. Blue Lettuce is also known for a brownish white latex, possibly with a higher alkaloid content of lactucarium than other species of Wild Lettuce that produce the milky solid white latex.

Organic Wild Lettuce is also known as Louisiana Lettuce, bitter lettuce, blue lettuce, tall lettuce and opium lettuce. Native to North America Wild Lettuce contains a number of species producing a white Milky to grey Latex that is used by herbalists around the world. The Herbal Latex can be extracted from the plant and dried, or the leaves, which also contain the latex, can be dried and used in organic tea. Wild Lettuce contains a number of compounds and phytochemicals , most interestingly, lactucarium which seems to have been used for a wide variety of applications, by many cultures for thousands of years. Fresh Wild Lettuce Leaf can be bitter but is edible and can be used in Salads, on sandwiches or cooked as you would other green vegetables such as Spinach.

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.