Lactuca virosa WILD LETTUCE (20 seeds)


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20 seeds WILD LETTUCE (Lactuca virosa)

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Wild lettuce or Lactuca virosa is a variety of biannual lettuce that is up to 2 m tall.
It is native to Europe and grows under all types of substrates.
Whole of Opium lettuce has a white milk similar to latex.

This latex lettuce is a white liquid that contains lactucarium, a powerful Papaveraceous relaxant for its appearance and effects.
Wild lettuce is used in homeotherapy to treat insomnia and bronchitis.
It is attributed sedative properties, which helps to sleep well as hops or argemone and expectorantes.
Bitter lettuce calms coughs.
Excessive consumption of wild lettuce causes drowsiness.

Seedling wild lettuce seeds:
Sow the seeds of wild lettuce in a thin and ventilated substrate, cover with 1 to 2 millimeters of soil then water with a sprayer, place the whole under mini-greenhouse and let the seeds of Lactuca virosa germinate about 2 weeks.
Wild Lettuce seedlings straight into the ground or into 20 cm diameter pots.

  • Grass easy to cultivate, rustic.
  • Very fast growth.
  • Request no maintenance.
  • Grass with many medicinal uses.

Do not consume.
To be cultivated only as an ethnobotanical and shamanic plant.



Bonne réussite du semi

Bon taux de germination

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Lactuca virosa WILD LETTUCE (20 seeds)

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20 seeds WILD LETTUCE (Lactuca virosa)

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