This surprising herb grows to a height of over 2 m.
Chinese Motherwort is very easy to grow from seed and if planted in Autumn or Winter will grow and flower profusely throughout Summer until Autumn.
It is, by definition a biennial but is probably best dealt with as an annual in Australian climates.
Motherwort, by it's Chinese name of 'Yet Mo Juo' is favoured as a circulation booster, to regulate menstruation and to subdue hyperactivity of the liver.
We use the dried seeds of Chinese Motherwort, which are quite pungent, extensively for sore and tired eyes, inflammation of the eye, dizziness and headache.
Degree of difficulty in germination.....1/10 (1 is easy - 10 very difficult)
Packet of >50 seeds - $3.95