Herb latin name: Sabatia elliotii

Synonyms: Sabbatia elliotii

Family: Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

Medicinal use of Sabatia elliotii:

Antiperiodic, tonic.

Description of the plant:


50 cm
(1 foot)

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.