Mountain Gardens
A botanical garden of useful plants specializing in Appalachian and Chinese medicinal herbs

Plant Profile Videos

Learn about herbs online with our video plant profiles. Here you'll find a complete list of all the plant profiles currently uploaded to our Mountain Gardens Youtube account.

Plant Profile Videos

 
 

Links to all the plant profile videos currently uploaded to our YouTube, organized alphabetically by botanical name.

Click on any plant name to open a video in a new window.

 

A

Achyranthes bidentata (Ox Knee) 

Actaea racemosa (Black Cohosh) 

Acorus calamus / gramineus (Sweet Flag)

Agastache rugosa (Korean Mint) 

Agrimonia pilosa (Agrimony) 

Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water Plantain) 

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard) 

Allium tricoccum (Ramps) 

Allium tuberosum (Garlic Chives) 

Althaea officinalis (Marsh Mallow) 

Angelica dahurica (Bai Zhi) 

Angelica pubescens (du huo) 

Angelica sinensis (don quai) 

Apios priceana (American Groundnut) 

Aralia cordata (Udo) 

Aralia racemosa (Spikenard) 

Arctium lappa (Greater Burdock) 

Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood) 

Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger) 

Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) 

Astragalus membranaceus (Astragalus) 

B

Bacopa monnieri (Brahmi) 

Baptisia tinctoria (Wild Indigo) 

Bunias orientalis (Turkish Rocket) 

Bupleurum chinense (Bupleurum) 

C

Camellia sinensis (Tea Plant) 

Campanula rapunculoides (Rover Bellflower) 

Campanulastrum americanum (American Bellflower) 

Cardamine diphylla (Crinkle Root) 

Caulophyllum thalictroides (Blue Cohosh) 

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola) 

Chamaelirium luteum (False Unicorn) 

Chenopodium bonus (Good King Henry) 

Chenopodium giganteum (Lamb’s Quarters) 

Chrysanthemum morifolium (Chrysanthemum) 

Clerodendrum trichotomum (Clerodendrum) 

Codonopsis pilosula (Codonposis) 

Collinsonia canadensis (Stoneroot) 

Crataegus pinnatifida (Chinese Hawthorn) 

Cryptotaenia canadensis (Honewort) 

Cyathula officinalis (Ox Knee from Sezchuan) 

D

Dioscorea polystachya (Chinese Yam, Shan Yao) 

Dipsacus asperoides (Teasel) 

Dipsacus sylvestris (Common Teasel) 

E

Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea) 

Eclipta alba (False Daisy) 

Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng) 

Epilobium parviflorum (Smallflower Willowherb) 

Epimedium koreanum (Horny Goat Weed) 

Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset) 

Eutrema japonicum (Wasabi) 

F

Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet) 

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) 

Forsythia (Lian Qiao) 

G

Geranium maculatum (Wild Geranium) 

Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan) 

H

Humulus lupulus (Hops) 

Houttuynia cordata (Lizard Tail) 

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal) 

Hypericum punctatum (St. John’s Wort) 

I

Impatiens capensis (Jewelweed) 

Isatis tinctoria (Woad) 

J

K

L

Lactuca virosa (Wild Lettuce) 

Leonurus cardiaca (American Motherwort) 

Leonurus japonicus (Chinese Motherwort) 

Ligusticum canadense (Boar Hog Root) 

Ligusticum sinense (Chinese Lovage) 

Lobelia inflata (Indian Tobacco, Puke Weed) 

M

Matteuccia pensylvanica (Ostrich Fern) 

Medeola virginiana (Cucumber Root) 

Melissa officianalis (Lemon Balm) 

Mentha pulegium (English Pennyroyal) 

Monarda [didyma, punctatum, fistulosa] 

Morus Alba (White Mulberry)

N

O

Ocimum sanctum (Holy Basil)

Osmorhiza longistylis (Sweet Cicely) 

P

Panax ginseng / quinquefolius (Ginseng) 

Paonia suffruticosa (Tree Peony) 

Perilla frutescens purpurea (Shiso) 

Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower)

Pinellia ternata (Crow Dipper) 

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) 

Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum (Giant Solomon’s Seal) 

Prunella vulgaris (Heal All) 

Q

R

Rehmannia glutinosa (di huang) 

Rosa rugosa (Beach Rose)

Rubia cordifolia (Indian Madder) 

Rudbeckia laciniata (Cutleaf Coneflower) 

S

Sagittaria latifolia (Broadleaf Arrowhead) 

Schizandra chinensis (wu wei zi) 

Schizonepeta tenuifolia (Japanese Catnip) 

Scutellaria lateriflora (Blue Skullcap) 

Sigesbeckia orientalis (Common St. Paul’s Wort) 

Sophora flavescens (Ku Shen)

T

Tussilago farfara (Coltsfoot) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qKU-gQNOD0

U

V

Verbena hastada (Blue Vervain) 

W

X

Xanthorhiza simplicissima (Yellow Root) 

Y

Z

Zanthoxylum piperitum (Japanese Pricklyash)