Herb latin name: Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Family: Compositae

Medicinal use of Eupatorium hyssopifolium:

The entire plant is applied externally as a remedy for the bites of reptiles and insects.

Description of the plant:


60 cm
(2 feet)

August to

Habitat of the herb:

Dry fields.

Other uses of Eupatorium hyssopifolium:

The plant is used as a strewing herb and to discourage insects.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.

Cultivation of Eupatorium hyssopifolium:

Dry fields.

Known hazards of Eupatorium hyssopifolium:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.