Ongoing: Project Plant
Summary: Evie's running log of plantlife she encounters in the wilds. Hanne picks up Evie's research after she dies.
Date: Ongoing
Related: None
Evie Hanne 

Ongoing — Dropship Camp/Hanne's Medicinal Garden

Logging data and drawings on all of the plants I encounter around here. Some are unidentifiable, which means I know nothing of their purpose. I've marked these with *. Need to remember to come back to these in case someone else might know what they are.

Plant Tea Tincture Poultice/Compress Other
Common milkweed Roots: diuretic; expectorant unknown unknown Low doses only otherwise poisonous
Witch hazel Bark and leaves: ossibly diluted to create eyewash unknown Bark and leaves: external analgesic; useful for rashes, irritation, minor burns N/A
Paper birch Wash for wounds; possible to ingest Wash for minor wounds Anti-inflammatory; antibacterial Bark only.
St. John's wort Leaves and flowers; anti-inflammatory; antibacterial unknown unknown Need to experiment with compresses on wounds
Dandelion Leaves and flowers: vitamins A&C Root: bladder and kidney function unknown All parts can be eaten for vitamins. Critical plant - harvest for winter food stores?
Jewel weed unknown unknown Leaves: anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine; maybe for poison ivy? Need to test on poison ivy.
Tamarack Leaves: antiseptic unknown Bark: burns, sores, swelling N/A
Sassafrass Root bark: cleanse blood Twig pith: liver, chest, bowel, kidney Twig pith: wound cleanser? N/A
Cedar Leaves (tips): respiratory issues Unknown Leaves: ringworm, skin conditions? Extracted oil (diluted): respiratory issues
Wild ginger Leaves: fever reducer; kidneys? Unknown Leaves: snake bites Not to be confused with the thick, Asian ginger root.
Wild garlic Um, yuck. No. Still no. ??? Best if eaten in food or eaten straight. Lowers blood pressure. May have antiseptic/antibacterial properties. Eat when sick?
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License