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  MilkweedScientific Name: Asclepias syriaca
Common Name:  Milkweed
Other Common Names:
Common Milkweed, Ipek Fidani, Milkweed, Milkweed, Common, Silkweed
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 2-8
Germination: Medium
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Uses: Medicinal
Notes: Young shoots are eaten like asparagus. Root and Thizome are anodyne (Pain Killing) used for asthma, cough, and serofula.

ASCLEPIAS SYRIACA Apt name as all parts exude a milky juice when cut. Wildfower growing up to 1 m/3 ft. high. Young shoots are eaten like asparagus. Silk-like down of seeds is used to stuff pillows. Root and rhizome are anodyne (pain killing). Used for asthma, painful cough and scrofula. Germination benefits from gibberellic acid treatment.

Price: $2.50/pkt

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Any statement made concerning medical conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.

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