Herb latin name: Sabatia elliotii
Synonyms: Sabbatia elliotii
Family: Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)
Medicinal use of Sabatia elliotii:Antiperiodic, tonic.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Pine barrens.
Edible parts of Sabatia elliotii:A tonic tea is obtained from the plant. The part of the plant is not specified.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in late summer or early autumn. Sow in a peaty soil in a moist shady border or sow in pots in a shady part of the cold frame and keep the soil moist by standing the pot in 2 - 3cm of water.
Cultivation of Sabatia elliotii:Pine barrens.
Known hazards of Sabatia elliotii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.