Whatever your area of interest, the Boletus Plantoteque provides you with information about our wild and useful plants in words and pictures. We give you the names in various languages and in Latin. You get to learn a bit about how they were used in the past and present, from 


a medical (NOTE: No Boletus experiments!), cosmetic or culinary perspective. We at Boletus hope you have fun and succeed in the quest for the plants you are looking for!

Anis / Pimpinella anisum

Stinging nettle / Urtica dioica

/ Anethum graveolens

Fennel / Foeniculum officinale

Antispasmodic, carminative, stomachic. Stimulates breast-milk production and diuretic. Used in tea against chronic constipation and diarrhoea, colic pain and for the treatment of urinary tract disorders, coughs and bronchitis. Distillation of the crushed fruits produces a throat gargle and eye bath. Carminative.

Greater Plantain / Plantago major

An ointment or cream using plantain provides a moisturizing product. Plantain is also mildly wound-healing.

Sweet chestnut (cracked) / Hippocastanum vulgare

Caraway / Carum carvi

/ Silybum marianum

Carrot / Daucus carota

Pumpkin / Curcurbita pepo

Autnum crocus / Colchicum autumnale

Used in homeopathy against arthritis, rheumatism, gout and stomach pain. Highly toxic!