Plant used for/Astringent

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Produces contraction in living tissue, reducing the flow of secretions and discharges of blood, mucus, diarrhoea etc.

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Here is EcoReality's seed inventory for plants that are used as Astringent:

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IDcommon namefamilylatin namedatequantityactiondays to germpropagationdays to maturityhabitatsundrainagesoilinventorynotesnutrientsneedsuse
103Amaranth, Golden GiantAmaranthaceaeAmaranthus hypochondriacus (dg fo pf wp)Direct seed in the spring garden and thi…100Plant prefers full sun and regular garde…full sungarden200 eachAnnual native to South America. This is …Carbohydrate, ProteinAstringent, Dye, Food
243Amaranth, MixAmaranthaceaeAmaranthus hypochondriacus (dg fo pf wp)Seed - sow April in situ. The seed can e…Cultivated Beds;full sunwell drainedgarden0 eachProteinAstringent, Dye, Food
262Balsam, ChineseDirect seed in midspring. Probably one o…70full sunmoistrich50 eachNative to China. The fleshy stems bear m…Antipruritic, Astringent, Stings
267Autumn Olive; Autumn Berry, Silverberry, Aki-Gumi, OleasterElaeagnaceaeElaeagnus umbellata (dg fo pf wp)2015-01-17 00:00:0013 each cuttings in greenhouse soilplantSeed: sown as soon as it is ripe in a co…full sunwell drainedpoorFruit: edible raw or cooked. Juicy and p…Antioxidants, Lycopene, Nitrogen, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin EAstringent, Beverage, Cancer, Cardiac, Food, Fuel, Hedge, Pectoral, Stimulant
16Bayberry; Candleberry MyrtleMyricaceaeMyrica cerifera (dg fo pf wp)2013-04-20 00:00:00otherSow in outdoor nursery bed or outdoor fl…Plant prefers full sun.full sun50 eachPerennial, dioecious, evergreen shrub to…Antibacterial, Astringent, Dye, Emetic, Fragrance, Hedge, Narcotic, Oil, Sternutatory, Stimulant, Tonic, Wood
17Bilberry; Blaeberry; Whortleberry; FraughanEricaceaeVaccinium myrtillus (dg fo pf wp)2013-04-24 00:00:00240 each seeds in plantSoak berries in water overnight, smash t…Bilberries prefer to grow in acidic loam…poor50 eachShort woody shrub growing in acidic, nut…Antiemetic, Antiseptic, Astringent, Diuretic, Hypoglycaemic, Kidney, Ophthalmic, Tonic
263Chestnut, AmericanFagaceaeCastanea dentata (dg fo pf wp)2013-04-02 00:00:0010 each starts in outdoor soiltransplantSeed: where possible sow the seed as soo…Dry, gravelly or rocky, mostly acid soil…sun or partial shadewell drainedpoor10 startsA warm water infusion of the leaves has …Fat, ProteinAstringent, Dye, Expectorant, Food, Fuel, Oil, Tannin, Wood
260ComfreyBoraginaceaeSymphytum officinale (dg fo pf wp)Seed: sow spring or autumn in a cold fra…Damp, often shady localities, in meadows…partial shademoistclayComfrey is a commonly used herbal medici…Anodyne, Astringent, Beverage, Compost, Demulcent, Emollient, Expectorant, Haemostatic, Homeopathy, Refrigerant, Vulnerary
26Empresss Tree; Foxglove TreeScrophulariaceaePaulownia tomentosa (dg fo pf wp)2013-04-12 00:00:00240 each seeds in plant64Like willow, will sprout from cuttings s…sun or partial shademoist200 eachDeciduous, dioecious tree native to Cent…Astringent, Charcoal, Mulch, Ornamental, Skin, Vermifuge, Warts, Wood
366Gumi, Coumi, Silverberry, OleasterElaeagnaceaeElaeagnus multiflora (dg fo pf wp)2015-01-09 00:00:0050 each cuttings in greenhouse soilplantSeed: sown as soon as it is ripe in a co…full sunwell drainedpoorFruit: edible raw or cooked. Juicy and p…Antioxidants, Nitrogen, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin EAntitussive, Astringent, Beverage, Cancer, Food, Hedge, Rootstock
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have a specific use
Adaptogen, Alterative, Analgesic, Anaphrodisiac, Anodyne, Anthelmintic, Antibacterial, Anticholesterolemic, Antidepressant, Antidermatosic, Antidote, Antiecchymotic, Antiemetic, Antifungal, Antiinflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Antiperiodic, Antiphlogistic, Antipruritic, Antipyretic, Antirheumatic, Antiscorbutic, Antiscrophulatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antitumor, Antitussive, Antiviral, Anxiolytic, Aperient, Aphrodisiac, Appetizer, Aromatherapy, Astringent, Basketry, Beads, Beverage, Bitter, Bronchiodilator, Cancer, Cardiac, Cardiotonic, Carminative, Cathartic, Charcoal, Cholagogue, Compost, Contraceptive, Cosmetic, Curdling agent, Demulcent, Deobstruent, Depurative, Detergent, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Dye, Emetic, Emmenagogue, Emollient, Essential, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Fibre, Flavouring, Food, Forage, Fragrance, Fuel, Fungicide, Galactogogue, Green manure, Haemostatic, Hedge, Hepatic, Homeopathy, Hypnotic, Hypoglycaemic, Hypotensive, Immunomodulator, Immunostimulant, Infertility, Insect Repellant, Insectiary, Insecticide, Kidney, Latex, Laxative, Lithontripic, Litmus, Mordant, Mouthwash, Mulch, Narcotic, Nervine, Nutritive, Oil, Oneirogen, Ophthalmic, Ornamental, Parasiticide, Pectoral, Pioneer, Pipes, Pollution, Poultice, Purgative, Refrigerant, Restorative, Rootstock, Rubefacient, Sacrificial, Salve, Seasoning, Sedative, Shelterbelt, Sialagogue, Skin, Soil stabilization, Sternutatory, Stimulant, Stings, Stomachic, Strewing, Stuffing, Sweetening, Tannin, TB, Tonic, Uterine tonic, Vasodilator, Vermifuge, Veterinary, Vulnerary, Warts, Waterproofing, Wood
are sensitive to a particular nutrient
Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Zinc
supplies a particular nutrient (dynamic accumulator)
Antioxidants, Boron, Calcium, Carbohydrate, Chromium, Copper, Fat, Fat: Omega-3, Fibre: Non-Soluble, Fibre: Soluble, Folate, Iodine, Iron, Lycopene, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, Protein, Silica, Sulfur, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin), Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc

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