Herb: Pacific Hound's Tongue


Latin name: Cynoglossum grande


Family: Boraginaceae (Borage Family)



Medicinal use of Pacific Hound's Tongue:

The grated root has been used as a dressing on inflamed burns and scalds. The root has been used in the treatment of stomach aches and venereal diseases.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
75 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
April
to May

Habitat of the herb:

Woods.

Edible parts of Pacific Hound's Tongue:

Root - cooked.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow autumn, late winter or spring in a greenhouse. The seed usually germinates within 1 - 3 weeks at 20C. Plant out in mid spring or in the autumn. The seed is best sown in situ according to another report.

Cultivation of Pacific Hound's Tongue:

Woods.

Known hazards of Cynoglossum grande:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.