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Yellow (White) Mustard Seed

Yellow (White) Mustard Seed

Sinapis alba (70-85 days) Open-pollinated. The variety of mustard most familiar to American palates, but pallid without the addition of turmeric. If you plant a scant dozen, they should yield enough to make at least a couple batches of prepared mustard. Or alternately, toast the seeds in a fry pan until they pop, and then grind into spicy mixtures. As easy to grow as the leafy mustards. Harvest seeds as soon as pods begin to turn tan. Pods open once the seeds are dry. Spice up those cold winter nights! Annual. Cannot ship sizes C and D to the Willamette Valley. ~145 seeds/g.
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4642A: 1.5g for $1.30  
4642B: 6g for $3.10  
4642C: 24g for $6.60  
4642D: 96g for $13.20  
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Herbs

Statements about medicinal use of plants have not been evaluated by the FDA, and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any ailment. Before using or ingesting any medicinal plant, consult a healthcare practitioner familiar with botanical medicine.

About medicinal herbs: Archeological evidence dates the medicinal use of herbs back 60,000 years to the Neandertals. 85% of the world’s population employ herbs as medicines, and 40% of pharmaceuticals in the U.S. contain plant-derived materials. Fewer than 10% of higher plant species have been investigated for their medicinal components. Interest in traditional herbal remedies continues to grow.

Herb culture: To substitute fresh herbs for dried in cooking, use triple the dried quantity called for in a recipe.

Drying herbs at home is not difficult. Whole leaves retain their flavor at least a year.

Some herbs are customarily grown from divisions because they cannot come true from seed, such as scented thymes and flavored mints. Some require fall sowing of fresh seed, such as sweet cicely and angelica, and these become available in August or September.

Chervil and Parsley are listed with the Greens.

Takinagawa Burdock and Resina Calendula, as well as oats, mammoth red clover and alfalfa in the Farm Seed section, also have medicinal uses. Medicinal herbs such as black cohosh and goldenseal are available as plants, and shipped with Trees in the spring.