Herb latin name: Orobanche pinorum

Family: Orobanchaceae (Broom-rape Family)

Medicinal use of Orobanche pinorum:

The plant is laxative and sedative.

Description of the plant:


Habitat of the herb:

Coniferous woods.

Edible parts of Orobanche pinorum:

The whole plant is edible, raw or cooked.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in a pot containing a host plant. The seed is probably best sown as soon as it is ripe if this is possible. It might also be possible to sow the seed in situ around a host plant.

Cultivation of Orobanche pinorum:

Coniferous woods.

Known hazards of Orobanche pinorum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.