Medicinal  Plants  of  Scotland

This Gallery of Medicinal Plants and Wild Flowers of Scotland was photographed on location in their natural habitat by Russell Malcolm. Please contact us for permission to reproduce these images or to apply for original files in high-resolution.

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Achillea millifolium
                                                       
 Aconitum callibotryon
 
 Aegopodium podagraria
  Ground Elder
 Aesculus hippocastanum
 
 Agaricus muscaroides
  Fly Agaric
 Agrimonia eupatoria
  Agrimony
 Agropyron repens
   
 Alchenilla monticola
  Lady's Mantle
 Alliaria petiolata
  Garlic Mustard
 Allium ursinum
   
 Alnus glutinosa
   
Angelica sylvestris
  Angelica archangelica
 Anthyllis vulneraria
   
 Arctium tomentosum
   
 Arum maculatum
  Lords and ladies, Cuckoo pint
 Artemesia vulgaris
 
 Atropa belladonna
  Deadly nightshade
 Bellis perennis
  Daisy
 Berberis vulgaris
  Barberry
 Betonica officinalis
   
 Betula pendula
   
 Borago officinalis
   
 Calluna vulgaris
   
 Capsella bursa-pastoris
   Shepherd's purse
 Carum carvi
  Caraway
 Centaurium erythrea
   
 Chamerion angustofolium
 Rosebay willowherb
Rosebay willowherb
 Chamomilla recutita
  Chamomile
 Chelidonium majus
  Greater Celandine
 Colchicum autumnale
  Meadow saffron
 Convallaria majalis
  Lily of the valley
 Corylus avellana
   
 Crataegus monogyna
  Hawthorn
 Digitalis purpurea
  Foxglove
 Dryopteris filix-mas
   
 Equisetum arvense
  Common Horsetail
 Euphrasia nemorosa
  Eyebright
 Fagus sylvatica
   
 Filipendula ulmaria
  Ground elder
 Fragaria  vesca
  Wild strawberry
 Fraxinus excelsior
   
 Fumaria officinalis
   
 Galega officinalis
   
 Galeopsis segetum
   
 Galium odoratum
   
 Galium verum
  Lady's bedstraw
 Geranium robertianum
   
 Geum urbanum
   
 Glechoma hederacea
   
 Hedera helix
   
 Hippophae rhamnoides
  Sea Buckthorn
 Humulus lupulus
   
 Hypericum perforatum
  St John's wort
 Hyssopus officinalis
   
 Lamium album
   
 Larix decidua
   
 Linaria vulgaris
  Common toadflax
 Meliotus officinalis
   
 Menyanthus trifoliata
   
 Nasturtium officinale
   
 Ononis spinosa
  Spiny Rest-harrow
 Petasites hybridus
   
 Pinus sylvestris
   
 Plantago lanceolata
  Ribwort plantain
 Plantago media
   
 Polygonum aviculare
   
Persicaria bistorta
Bistort Bistort
 Populus tremula
   
 Potentilla anserina
   
 Potentilla erecta
   
 Primula veris
  Cowslip
 Prunus spinosa
  Sloe
 Quercus robur
   
 Rheum officinale
   
 Rumex crispus
  Curled Dock
 Rosa canina
  Dog rose
 Rubus fructosus
  Bramble Blackberry
 Rubus idaeus
  Wild raspberry
 Salix alba
   
 Sambucus nigra     
  Elder
 Saponaria officinalis         
   
 Saxifraga granulata                           
   
 Solanum dulcamara
 
 Solidago virgaurea
   
 Sorbus aucuparia
   
 Symphytum officinale
  Comfrey
 Taraxicum officinale
  Dandelion
 Teucrium scoridonia
   
 Thymus praecox
  Wild thyme
 Trifolium pratense
  Red clover
 Trifolium repens
  White clover
 Tussilago farfara
   
 Urtica dioica
  Stinging nettle
 Vaccinium myrtillis
  Blueberry
 Vaccinium vitis-idaea
  Cowberry
 Valeriana officinalis
  Valarian
 Verbascum thapsus
   
 Verbena officinalis
   
 Veronica officinalis
   
 Viburnum opulus
   
 Vinca minor
  Lesser periwinkle
 Viola odorata
  Sweet violet
 Viola tricolor