Wood Betony for health

This modest, low-maintenance plant will brighten the whole garden by its color flowers. Butterflies, bees, bumblebees, beetles, ants and all the little animals, what they like nectar, love it.

Wood Betony - Stachys officinalis (Betonica officinalis)

Stachys officinalis Betonica officinalis

An old Italian proverb, ' Sell your coat and buy Betony,' shows what value was placed on its healing abilities. Antonius Musa, chief physician to the famous Emperor Augustus, wrote a whole book about this plant and her impact on health.

Wood Betony - Stachys officinalis (Betonica officinalis)