Common Centaury Seed Packet 0.1g (Centaurium erythraea)(approx 5000 seeds)

Centaurium erythraea A Basal rosette of pointed oval leaves small pink flowers. Dry places. 5-30 cm June onwards.


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Known by the common names common Centaury and European Centaury. This is an erect biennial herb which reaches half a meter in height. It grows from a small basal rosette and bolts a leafy, erect stem which may branch. The European centaury is used as a medical herb in many parts of Europe.The herb, mainly prepared as tea, is thought to possess medical properties beneficial for patients with gastric and liver diseases.