Queen Annes Lace
Queen Annes Lace,
Queen Anne's Lace, also called Wild Carrot, is a herbaceous, biennial plant used in traditional herbal medicine. The above ground parts of the plant can be used in herbal tea, herbal tincture, made into extracts or essential oils. ( Should not be used by pregnant women or those wanting to conceive)
As shown in our pictures, we also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is a great way to reference your herbs. Your Queen Anne's Lace will come packaged in a resealable pouch, properly labeled.
Native to Southern Europe. Queen Anne’s Lace is now naturalized throughout the United States and Canada.
Queen Anne’s Lace is the wild strain of our cultivated carrot. The Wild Carrot usually grows between 1-3 feet high. The stalk and stems have small hairs covering them,having a distinctive, fuzzy feel. The flower of Queen Anne's Lace blooms in summer and is a typical "umbel" shape resembling a number of other wild flowers.
Queen Anne’s Lace is both edible and medicinal. The seeds can be used as a flavoring agent in various foods. The root can be consumed raw, boiled or sauteed, just as you would carrots. The umbel shaped flowers can be made into fried flower fritters, added into soups, stews or used as a fine garnish.
The plant has a variety of compounds of interest to herbalists. Various studies have concluded the plant shows activity being anthelmintic, carminative, contraceptive, deobstruent, diuretic, emmenagogue, galactogogue, ophthalmic, and a mild stimulant.
Occult and Magick uses - Associated with Fertility, Passion and desire. Used in ceremony, spells and rituals throughout various cultures and time periods.
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 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.