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Plants at Risk: Herbs to Grow

Grow these herbs tp help the enviornment
By Jan Knight
May/June 1999
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Plants at Risk: Herbs to Watch

Herbs that may be at risk according the United Plant Savers

Plants at Risk

To be a wise consumer, look for the word cultivated on the bottle

Herbs to grow now
 American ginseng
• Black cohosh
• Bloodroot
• Blue cohosh
• Echinacea
• Helonias root, or false unicorn root
• Goldenseal
• Goldthread
• Partridge berry
• Slippery elm
• Stoneroot
• Wild indigo (Baptisia tinctoria)
• Wild yam
• Yerba mansa

Jan Knight is editor of Herbs for Health and belongs to The National Center for the Preservation of Medicinal Herbs Advisory Council, a thirty-six member board made up of representatives from the news media, educational institutions, herbal practice, and other fields.

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