Jewelweed Seeds - Grow Your own Herbs!
Jewelweed Seeds, Wild Harvest,
Used in Landscapes and Gardens for ornamental purposes. The entire plant can be harvested to make organic Jewelweed Soap, Jewelweed Salve, tincture, oil, spray and lotion. You can also make a Jewelweed extract to obtain the wild essential oils inside the plants stems and leaves. Jewelweed leaves, stems and stalks are combined to obtain the maximum benefits from this herb.
Wild Harvested Summer 2021 on the " Tame the Spirit " Farm 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 herbs.
Jewelweed seeds need stored in the refrigerator for at least two months before planting for proper germination. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil after all danger of frost has passed. The seeds need light to germinate, so don't bury the seeds or cover them with soil.
Jewel Weed is an annual plant native to North America. It is common in damp, well drained soils near natural drain ditches, and along creeks.The Jewel Weed plant is known by many common names including orange jewelweed, common jewelweed, spotted jewelweed, and touch me not.
The Jewelweed herb plant has a unique way of disbursing it's seeds. Small, spungy, seed pods develop and swell until they "pop" scattering the seeds as far away as 6 feet or more. Touching the pods when they are fully swelled will result in the premature "pop" and is always a favorite activity for children learning these plants.
Jewel weed can be used on site, and will often grown near Stingweed. Smashing Jewelweed stems and leaves in the hands produces a juice, a near water like substance that is great for washing your hands and soothing the skin for various ailments ( like stingweed welts). If you spend time in the woods, this is a plant to get familiar with and educate your friends and family. It is such a fun and useful plant!
Occult and Magick folklore uses - Associated with nature and healing. Used in various herbal magic spells. Somewhat uncommon for magick use.
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.