Toothache Plant, seed

$4.40 incl. GST

12 in stock

Seed Count: 30 / packet, supplied as whole seed head
Cultivation: moderate skill
Botanical Name: Spilanthes acmella
Note: Seed is uncleaned. Break onto seed raising mix.

SKU: 1768 Category:


Toothache Plant, Spilanthes acmella, is also known as Spilanthes or Para Cress. Toothache Plant, makes a stimulating and decay fighting mouthwash which brings rapid relief with quick antiseptic effect. The natural antibiotic leaves can be eaten fresh like cress or added to salads. The whole plant is an indispensable immune building tonic, particularly synergistic with Echinacea in the beginning phases of bacterial or viral infection. Found to give relief from thrush, candida and herpes. An essential plant for every medicinal herb garden. Can be grown in a pot indoors. Toothache Plant,is native to tropical South America. Prefers rich, moist well drained soils in an open sunny position. A perennial in tropical areas, an annual in temperate areas. Small composite flowerheads of red and yellow appear in late summer. Drought and frost tender. Growing to 0.3m x 0.2m.

Additional information

Weight 0.004 kg
Dimensions 12 × 8 × 0.15 cm


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