Herb latin name: Tephroseris integrifolia
Synonyms: Senecio campestris, Senecio integrifolius
Medicinal use of Tephroseris integrifolia:Parasiticide for skin diseases.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Moist ground in Szechwan, W. China
Edible parts of Tephroseris integrifolia:Young leaves - cooked.
Other uses of the herb:A parasiticide is obtained from the plant, it is effective on the skin and on clothes.
Propagation of Tephroseris integrifolia:Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. Only just cover the seed and make sure that the compost does not dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle, over-wintering the young plants in the greenhouse for the first year and then planting them out in late spring. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Moist ground in Szechwan, W. China
Known hazards of Tephroseris integrifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.