Herb latin name: Camphorosma monspeliaca


Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)



Medicinal use of Camphorosma monspeliaca:

Antiasthmatic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, stimulant.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Shrub

Height:
60 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
July


Scent:
Scented
Shrub

Habitat of the herb:

Saline soils and dry waste places, north to latitude 53°north in eastern central Russia.

Propagation of Camphorosma monspeliaca:

Seed - we have no details of this species but would suggest that it is best sown in late winter or early spring in a freely-draining compost in a greenhouse with the seed only just covered. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. Grow on the plants for at least the first winter in a greenhouse and plant out in late spring or early summer.

Cultivation of the herb:

Saline soils and dry waste places, north to latitude 53°north in eastern central Russia.

Known hazards of Camphorosma monspeliaca:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.