Laserwort (Laserpitium latifolium)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Laserpitium latifolium

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    Stomachic, tonic[46, 61].

  • Edible Use

    Root – used as a flavouring[2, 105, 177]. It was used by the Romans with cumin in order to season preserved artichokes[183].

    A decoction of the seeds is used in beer[183].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division.
An easily satisfied plant, it succeeds in ordinary garden soil[1].

Become ungovernable, break the chains of the matrix; grow and forage your own food and medicine.

*None of the information on this website qualifies as professional medical advice. Take only what resonates with your heart and use your own personal responsibility for what’s best for you. For more information [brackets] [000], see bibliography.