Elecampane Root - Certified OG
Certified Organic by MOFGA and grown regeneratively by one of the Meeting House Farm Collaborative Farms.
Available fresh, dried (chipped), or as an extract.
Fresh roots are shipped immediately after harvest to preserve quality and freshness and should arrive next-day in most cases.
Chipped roots are dried immediately after harvest in an on-farm organic certified drying facility to maximize potency and preserve quality.
Extracts are a 1:2 ratio of Fresh Roots in Alcohol. Ingredients: Inula helenium*‡, Distilled Maine Alcohol*. Spring water. // *certified organic, ‡grown at Meeting House Farm.
Pre-orders are closed until Spring of 2024.
For customers who pre-ordered from our 2023 harvest, you were put into a queue for the next harvested pound. Orders will ship out in the order they were received.
Smaller bags (1 oz and 4 oz sizes) will be made available once we have filled all pre-orders.
We typically harvest Elecampane in Late Fall.
In the Apothecary:
Preparations: extract of fresh root; dried root in infusion.
Uses: Respiratory support, especially coughs.
Energetics: Drying, Pungent
Tastes: bitter, pungent, camphor
Herbal Action: Inulin rich, tonic, alterative, expectorant, astringent, antimicrobial, antitussive
From our Experience:
We like elecampane best in extract form and we use it in our acute-immune-support extract for respiratory support.