Toothache Plant, Spilanthes Acmella, Acmella oleracea, GMO Free, 50+ Medicinal Seeds
Toothache Traditionally, Spilanthes acmellais called as anti-toothache plant. The pungent flower heads of the plants were chewed by people as they deaden or numb the tooth pain, throat problems or paralysis of the tongue. The component responsible for this is Spilanthol.
Local anesthetic property is the loss of sensation in a circumscribed area of the body caused by depression of excitation in nerve endings or inhibition of the conduction process.
USDA Zones: 9 - 11
Height: 18 - 24 inches
Bloom Season: Mid summer to early fall
Bloom Color: Yellow w/ red
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Prefers moist, but well-drained soils
Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover seed, but press firmly in to soil
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 - 15 inches