Pacific Hound's Tongue
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:
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 20°C. 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.