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Wunderkammer Plant Guide - Kalatha Region


Kalatha is well known for it's medicinal plants found throughout the region, milk thistle and opium poppy are some of the most sought after items. Specialist medicinal merchants and healers travel to Kalatha to harvest these plants.

Medicinal Plants

Stinging Nettle - The leaves are a well known remedy for treating various medical problems such as kidney disorders, cardiovascular system, urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, locomotor system, skin and many more.

Nettle stems have also been used as a fiber for many fabrics and linens.

Aloe Vera often called Kalatha Aloe - Found throughout Kalatha and used for multipurpose skin treatments, Aloe Vera is great for soothing burns and assists in healing wounds.

Tea Tree - Found in selected parts of Kalatha, the leaves and twigs of the tea tree are made into tea tree oil which has anti fungal, antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Burdock - Known as one of the best blood purifiers, Burdock eliminates toxins from the body and contains diuretic properties. The herb can be used to treat various skin problems such as eczema.

Lavender - Used in aromatherapy and sleep purposes, lavender also aids in the treatment of minor cuts and burns as it has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Also used in many soaps and is edible.

Peppermint - Sometimes used in the treatment of muscle and nerve pain, peppermint is high in manganese, vitamin A and vitamin C. Also a popular tea as the leaves can be dried and brewed.

Medicinal Roots

Licorice Root - Sometimes made into a tea, licorice root helps boost the immune system and aids in respiratory problems.

Medicinal Ginger - Different from regular ginger, medicinal ginger has a higher potency and more medicinal qualities, It is most popularly consumed in tea and aids in the relief of digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain.

Medicinal Garlic - Much like medicinal ginger, medicinal garlic differs from regular garlic as the medicinal qualities are enhanced. Used and a natural antibiotic, garlic is full of antioxidants helping the body protect against bacteria.

False Unicorn Root - Used for aid in fertility, False Unicorn Root has long been sought after from couple who have trouble conceiving. It gets it's name from the shape of the root, resembling the horn of a unicorn.

Bloodroot - Powerful antibacterial properties, bloodroot is used to induce vomiting and clear the bowels. It has also been used to treat achy joints and muscles.

Sarsaparilla - Also used to make drinks and teas, sarsaparilla is used in the treatment of gout, gonorrhea, open wounds, arthritis, cough, fever, hypertension and pain.

Medicinal Flowers

Milk Thistle - Used for a variety of medicinal purposes, Milk Thistle is primarily used to treat liver problems and helps to remove toxins in the body.​

Opium Poppy - Providing pain relief and the most sought after plant in Kalatha, the opium poppy is an essential part of Wunderkammer and healers stocklists.

Chamomile - Popularly used in teas and used as a remedy for the digestive system, chamomile also helps with insomnia.

Echinacea - Used to boost the immune system, echinacea has the ability to raise the body’s resistance to bacterial and viral infections.

Feverfew - Known as an anti-inflammatory, feverfew is used to treat many symptoms such as arthritis, migraines and tension headaches. It's also great for alleviating tension and anxiety.

Calendula - Possessing great healing properties, the calendula flower is applied to cuts and wounds. It has also been used as a skin treatment.

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